Financial Controls & Project Manager

Anthony Cole Associates
London (Central)
From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and good benefits
28 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Anthony Cole Associates are proud to be partnering a fast growth IT/Tech business who are currently experiencing an exciting period of change and evolution. They are building a world class Finance team to support this growth, and currently seek a Financial Controls & Project Manager to join their expanding team. This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation that is expecting to double in size within 3 years . The client is a multinational technology services and infrastructure provider that helps international clients solve their challenges, with over 2,500 FTEs across the globe, a great achievement in just under 20 years. Their clients are larger organisations demanding a capable and trusted partner to solve challenging technical, process and cost concerns. Core service offerings are: Procurement & Logistics, Operational Support, Managed Resourcing, Transformation Services and Managed Infrastructure. The role will report into the Head of International Accounting, and is not just a controls role but a business transformation role - where the individual will learn how the entire business works over time and implement and influence how it succeeds. In detail:- Ø Being part of the HQ team in London who will identify & document all financial and non-financial controls and identify gaps in processes and system weaknesses for phase 1. (2017) Ø Processes to review and document will involve close liaison with Finance/HR/Sales Support/Logistics/Shared Service Centre/Legal teams. You will get to understand the business and help the CFO with formulising end to end processes. Ø Potential Phase 2 involves rolling out process to a global Shared Service Centre. 2017/18 with potentially a creation of a bigger controls team. Ø Potential Phase 3 involves being key person assisting in defining SOW/rolling out new potential ERP system 2018/9 Ø Prepare working papers /documents for external auditors. Ø Working with local CFO’s/controllers globally on ensuring systems controls and processes are being followed. Ø Help the commercial business teams understand, standardise and improve their controls environment by developing, implementing and educate the business on processes and policies. Ø The Group is growing rapidly and we envisage the role to move into other parts of the Finance Organisation, over time. To be considered for this incredible opportunity to learn and grow, you MUST be a Big 4/Top 10 firm trained Chartered Accountant with experience of IT/TELCO/TECHNOLOGY companies, with a strong academic record. You will have a good understanding of IFRS, global company background and be keen on a project focused role. The company offer real flexibility to accommodate and enhance lifestyle, plus benefits that include 25 days holiday, medical benefits, pension, and bonus. It’s a vibrant environment full of challenges where everybody feels 100% committed, and happy to roll up their sleeves whilst being at ease with playing an active role securing solutions. This job was originally posted as