European Financial Controller

Job Title: European Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Start Date: 30/03/2020
Reference: 14086551/001_1583422963
Contact Name: Lisa Collins
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 05, 2020 15:42

Job Description

The role on offer is a permanent position, based in Crawley in a £50 million business.

The role looks after Europe and reports into a remotely based CFO.

Client Details

My client is based in Crawley, they are looking for a European Financial Controller and will report to a remote CFO. My client is a privately limited company under a larger PLC business.


The role requires a proven Financial Controller, with the ability to lead large teams and manage a finance transformation. Below are some of the key responsibilities within this role:

- Manage the European shared service centre

- Preparation and presentation of the regional budgets and forecasts to the senior management team

- Responsible for the year-end audit and annual statutory accounts

- Responsible for taxation, payroll and insurance.

- Review the GL and bank reconciliations

- Pricing, KPI's and business case review

- Cash-flow management and monthly management accounts

- Business partnering with the Regional MD - providing analysis and strategic reviews to improve both profitability and productivity.

- Commercial insight - working with the sales and marketing team, looking at cost-saving and process improvements.

- Transformation and change experience, ideally systems and processes.

- Large team management, development and training.


The successful candidate will be a proven Financial Candidate, have managed large teams and enjoy finance and change. The successful candidate will be a strong technical candidate but enjoy the commercial elements of business and love business partnering with senior management.

Job Offer

The role on offer is a permanent role, based in Crawley and leading a team of around 10-12 people. The salary on offer is very competitive and benefits include, car allowance, pensions and holidays.