Financial Controller - Portugal Remote

Oct, 06
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We are looking for an independent and result-oriented qualified Financial Controller to join remotely from Portugal our Group Finance Control team in London with a focus on process optimisation, consolidation and financial accounting.
Ideally, you will have experience working in the finance function of a financial institution and will need to be someone with vision who will tackle any problem as well as the ability to roll your sleeves up and get involved.
• Key member of the team responsible for all aspects of group financial control
• Deliver process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process - both via automation and control
• Coordinating the group’s tax accounting and strategy
• Oversight of the day-to-day running of finance and engagement / coordination with both central and overseas financial control teams
• Support rapid global expansion of group finance function, assisting in the establishment of local finance teams
• Driver to building a scalable and efficient global accounting and finance function including KPI’s and SLA’s to delivery to overseas teams
• A leading team member as part of the group external audit process, ensuring a timely and effective engagement
• Post qualified experience in group finance functions, preferably with experience within a financial service company within cross-functional and multi-national teams
• Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA or equivalent)
• Strong accounting knowledge, with proven experience within IFRS
• Direct and indirect tax experience in a multinational group
• Strong experience of month end close, functional reporting and preparation of statutory account
• Proven project management experience and skills
• Experience and passion for process optimisation and automation 
• Advanced Microsoft Office skills
• Knowledge of SQL strongly preferred
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