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Job opportunity for German speaking Finance Controller with Goodwille London

14. April 2014

Are you a German speaking Finance Controller that is looking for a challenging role within an exciting services company in Kensington, West London?

Goodwille has a unique business offering, helping high-growth technology and retail companies to set up and grow in the UK market. We provide a complete suite of outsourced business support services, ranging from legal, HR, payroll, and financial administration services – all critical functions that enable our clients to focus on growth in their new markets. Our clients are some of the most innovative and fastest-growing companies in Europe, and they rely on Goodwille to provide the highest quality advice in a rapidly changing environment.

Goodwille is expanding fast and is looking for a German speaking Finance Controller to join their team in Kensington, West London. 

As one of a team of five Financial Controllers, you will be joining a successful and friendly team. You will be working with a portfolio of clients; you will develop a strong rapport with your clients and gain an understanding of their business model and UK plans. You will be able to manage your time, deadlines and enjoy working within a structured process driven organisation.

Main Responsibilities :

  • Reconciliation of client balance sheet accounts.
  • Preparing of reporting packs for month end management accounts and close.
  • Prepare commentary for monthly figures, showing understanding of the business and the figures with the ability to explain variances within financial results.
  • Manage key relationships with clients, suppliers, customers and team.
  • Primary audit contact for your clients, ensuring questions are appropriately answered in a timely manner.
  • Support in preparing client budgets, as requested.
  • Cashflow forecasting – Weekly & Monthly.
  • Management of the debtors, creditors and bank account.
  • Complete VAT returns, EC Sales Lists, Intrastat, CIS returns and Corporation Tax Returns.

Salary: 30k

The ideal candidate will be part qualified accountant (CIMA , ACCA or ACA qualified), showing strong commercial focus and excellent communication skills with a knowledge of Sage software.

For 15 years, we have been helping foreign companies expand into the UK. With our specialist knowledge and unrivalled understanding of cultural differences, we are able to offer a range of services to help make this transition as smooth and successful as possible.

Our services include:
- Company Secretarial & Legal
- Financial Admin & Reporting
- HR Planning & Operations
- Benefits, Insurances & Financial Planning
- Payroll Services
- Office Services & Facilities
- The Goodwille Network

For more information please contact Frida Johansson: