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Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 91038
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Who are the client
Our client are a leading pharmaceutical company in Cork seeking a financial controller to join the UK team
Why this role
  • Global pharmacutical
  • Top employer in Cork
  • Excellent salary and benefits
  • Fun social events
  • Fast career progression
  • Excellent onsite facilities
What will I be doing
  • Ownership and Accountability for delivering accurate, robust and timely Financial Statements for UK & Scandinavian countries, validated through regular internal and external audits. 
  • Accountable for the Governance of the journal voucher review, account reconciliation review, and intercompany processes.
  • Lead the monthly US GAAP trial balance review process. Maintain strong processes to support a robust review and deep understanding of monthly Trial Balances across all countries.
  • Influence and lead effectively to ensure a strong control environment and compliance across the full hub, taking account of different materiality in different countries.
  • Responsible for SOx compliance across all countries in the UK Hub.
  • Leverage and coach role of Assistant Controller (direct report) to support in achievement of the above responsibilities.
  • Delivery of local Statutory Accounting, Transfer Pricing, Tax and Payroll accounting for Scandinavian countries through a team of three accountants (direct reports) located there.
  • Partner with UK Finance Manager on local statutory requirements and reporting and tax matters to ensure accurate and holistic financial statements.
  • Act as advisor/subject matter expert on complex US GAAP accounting treatments and corporate policy/procedures interpretation, leveraging expertise from Corporate Centre (US) as appropriate.
  • Liaise with auditors for both group (all countries) and statutory audits (Scandinavian countries).
  • Travel is circa 20% an predominantly UK and Denmark
What do I need
  • Qualified Accountant, with a minimum of 8 years post qualified. US GAAP accounting standards knowledge an advantage
  • Controllership / Finance management experience gained in a Multinational Company
  • Strong Systems Experience (e.g. SAP) is an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship building and influencing skills; ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands.
  • Ability to build effective networks across functions, organizations, job levels and geographies.
  • Ability to achieve results through people, directly and indirectly
  • Demonstrated experience in Supervision / People Development
  • High self-awareness and ability to operate effectively in a multi-cultural environment, strong communicating skills essential.
  • Danish, Swedish, or Norwegian language skills an advantage
For further information on this Financial Controller role in Cork please contact Jenny  on 0860449371 /
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