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UK Financial Controller

Full Time
£70,000 - £75,000


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Halliday Marx have partnered with a global Chemical company who are looking for a Financial Controller to join their team on a permanent basis.


  • Responsible for 4 subsidiary companies (Romania, Turkey, Netherlands, Russia) with the assistance of the Assistant UK controller
  • Responsible for financial accounting and reporting across the UK legal entity/Business Units for both statutory and Group reporting (IFRS)
  • Responsible for tax compliance (direct and indirect) regulations in the UK including preparation of VAT returns, tax computations etc
  • Produce monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of Payroll reconciliations and uploading of payroll files in SAP
  • Oversee the European Intercompany reconciliations and matrix
  • Maintain/oversee the Fixed Asset register for UK entities
  • Oversee FX revaluations in SAP
  • In collaboration with the internal controls function, design, implement and adhere to controls, including compliance with US Sarbanes Oxley regulations
  • Liaise effectively with external and internal auditors
  • Work closely with the Accounts Receivable/Credit Control function
  • Work closely with the Accounts Payable function
  • Work closely with FP&A team to report results versus budgets/forecasts
  • Assist with UK Treasury activities (Cash Forecasting, Cash Management, Bank Administration, Insurance)
  • Help drive process improvements in the Controller function
  • Support strategic initiatives e.g. global ERP implementation, acquisition integration
  • Ad-hoc projects as required by the European Financial Controller or CFO

Pre Requisite:

  • ACCA or ACA certified
  • Financial Reporting and Accounting experience
  • UK GAAP and IFRS Accounting Standards
  • International experience
  • Knowledge of Tax Compliance
  • Proactive and demonstrates initiative
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Knowledge of SOX Controls (Nice to have)
  • Working knowledge of SAP R/3 (Nice to have)
  • Process improvement experience
  • Flexible and relish the challenging demands of a developing business