Group Financial Controller

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Spinnaker Global Ltd
  • 12 Jul 18 2018-07-12

For more than 25 years our client has expanded into one of the world’s largest independent shipbroking groups. With international offices and highly experienced teams, our client provides professional brokerage services across all major commercial shipping sectors. Working from stunning West London offices, your role as Group Financial Controller will cover group accounting and consolidation for 14 countries and directly manage several finance professionals across APAC and Europe.

Based in the London headquarters and reporting to the Group Finance Director, you will be responsible for group accounting and consolidation over 13 countries, cash control, liaison with local banks, group monthly reporting, budgeting and forecasting, statutory reporting in multiple locations, managing staff in the UK office and remote overseas offices, managing various accounting and IT systems across the group.  
You will be highly experienced in global operations, commercially minded, and have previous experience liaising with key stakeholders, shareholders and company directors.   
Overseas travel will be required.     
Previous experience in a similar role in industry. 
Qualified accountant CIMA/ACCA/ACA 
Language skills would be beneficial 
Flexible, collegiate approach used to dealing with a multi-cultural and multi-currency environment 
Able and willing to travel at short notice 
Experience with FCA reporting and Mifid II requirements would be useful 
Experience with employment legislation and contracts.