Group Financial Controller

Consumer / PE owned North Brabant

Group Financial Controller
Consumer / PE owned
North Brabant
Our client is a fast-growing company, of the major players in its field (foodproduction). The company, PE owned, is now looking to strengthen it’s finance department by seeking to recruit a Group Financial Controller who will report to the CFO.
  • Manage and supervise all corporate financial processes, including: consolidation & reporting, planning & control cycle, accounting manual, managing accounting & control.
  • Responsible to enhance the quality of the internal and external reporting
  • Coordination and implementation of effective internal control environment, delegations and compliance with the accounting manual
  • Draws up statutory accounts of Group and reviews statutory accounts Operating Companies
  • Coordinates year end audit and manages relationship with statutory auditor
  • Involved in risk management and analysis.
  • Monitoring compliance with transfer pricing regulation and policies
  • Involved in tax compliance and tax matters, liaise with tax advisors
  • Masters degree in Business Economics/administration preferably with a post qualification (RA/CA/CPA or CMA/CIMA/RC) and 10 + years experience having worked for the Big 4 and/or progressive financial appointments in a corporate environment.
  • A good mix of technical financial knowledge on the one hand, and commercial acumen and business management skills on the other hand
  • Outstanding administration skills, with the ability to review and improve systems and procedures with emphasis being on efficiency rather than unnecessary bureaucracy
  • Knowledge of IFRS and Dutch GAAP is preferred
  • Experience with business applications for accounting, consolidation and reporting.
  • Excellent multi-lingual communication skills, verbal and written
  • An energetic , “can do” approach, highly self motivated and enthusiastic
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, high degree of integrity and honesty
Maurits Claassen