Senior Financial Controller

Senior Financial Controller Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Financial Controller to join our team.


  • Evaluate and improve systems and processes;
  • Ensuring EMEA Region closes in line with timetable, including ensuring the outsourced providers provides reports on time;
  • HMRC reporting;
  • Prepare & review monthly group accounts & consolidate various entities;
  • Supporting the overall transition and implementation of ERP, systems, processes and procedures along with working the transition project team;
  • Lead a team, initially of six, and build a proud and high-performing culture;
  • Month, quarter and year end close for client portfolio;
  • Provide the business with monthly numbers supported by a meaningful narrative;
  • Managing the production of the statutory accounts and indirect and direct tax compliance and reporting;
  • Ensuring all reports are prepared in line with timetable and constantly striving to improve reporting;
  • Ensure Company complies with HMRC rules;
  • Oversee all driving improved controls and processes across an international remit;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients;
  • Production and review of financial statements;
  • Develop, manage and lead the financial control area of the business and assist with its international expansion.


  • Fully Qualified ACA/ ACCA/ ACMA;
  • Experience working in practice background;
  • Strong stakeholder management;
  • Strong technical skills;
  • Must be ACA/CA/CAANZ/ACCA/CIMA Qualified 5 years + PQE;
  • Hold a formal accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA);
  • Immediate/1 week notice period;
  • Able to co-ordinate the delivery of key financials and reporting requirements across multiple sites and to tight deadlines;
  • Strong business partnering skills;
  • Ideally trained within Practice;
  • Recent experience working in a large scale, professional business is essential;
  • Candidates MUST be able to start a role in March and commit to a period of 12 months;
  • Staff management – proven ability managing large teams is essential, ideally in a shared service centre function;
  • Ideally have worked within the Financial Services industry;
  • Project finance experience.