Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Company benefits + 15% bonus
Start Date: 1/12/2020
Reference: JN -082020-980135_1599234675
Contact Name: Camilla Strachan
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2020 16:51

Job Description

  • A newly created financial controller position to manage some of their international energy plantations currently being constructed
  • There are no people management responsibilities but you will be managing internal and external stakeholders

Client Details

So who is the client I hear you say? They are a global leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions to communities and companies worldwide. They convert roughly 20 million tons of waste each year into clean, renewable electricity and off the back of this manage to power millions of homes and recycle approximately 700,000 tons of metal! With a large network of treatment and recycling facilities worldwide, they are well placed to provide solutions to businesses regarding some of today's most complex environmental challenges.


  • Reporting in to the regional FD you will be responsible for month end, including preparation, input, and validation of journal entries including payroll and accruals
  • Report variances in financial statements each month
  • Prepare staturory accounts under IFRS
  • Review balance sheet accounts and reconciliations
  • Interact with auditors
  • Help prepare budgets and forecasts
  • Prepare VAT returns
  • Support tax team and external advisors
  • Work with faciltiies mgmt team on queries relating to projects
  • Support AP/AR teams with submissions
  • Have full ownership for the financials of your assets (energy plants)


  • Min 5 years PQE
  • External audit experience would be helpful
  • Having worked in a multinational organisation would be helpful
  • Having experience in a capital intensive business would be desirable
  • Project accounting would be useful
  • Extensive experience with preparation of financial statements, statutory reports and consolidation would be ideal
  • US GAAP is a nice to have and IFRS is essential

Job Offer

  • Salary between £75,000 - £80,000
  • Bonus up to 15%
  • WFH option
  • International secondment/referral options
  • Progression within the team or internationally
  • opportunity to manage the financial performance for assets