International Controller

Want a challenge in your next career move?


Are you creative and confident to be a successful team asset?


JOB TITLE: International Financial Controller


COMPANY: Property


CONTRACT: Perm


HOURS: 9.00am - 6:00pm


START: ASAP - Preferably by August but can wait for notice periods


LOCATION: The West End


CULTURE: Incredibly dynamic, diverse, collaborative culture and environment!


WOW FACTOR: An amazing opportunity to really assist the transition of the company into the foreseeable heights of their business



Our client is well known in the property industry and is expanding across the globe, they are experiencing an exciting time of change and have big plans for the future.



DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT EXCLUSIVE TO:



  • Recruiting, mentoring, developing a team and ensuring adequate cross-training and documentation

  • Overseeing & managing Internal and External Audits

  • Supporting HQ in the completion of the US GAAP external audit as well as local statutory audits

  • Annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting

  • Working with local, US and offshore teams

  • Refine, document, and maintain standard operating procedures and controls policies

  • Lead systems improvements for all international entities and acquisitions

  • Review and approve balance sheet account reconciliations and journal entries to ensure adherence to policies

  • Ensure local tax compliance and accurate VAT reporting

  • Managing a team of 4 that is likely to grow upon expansion


SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:



  • Accounting Undergraduate or graduate degree or equivalent required

  • Minimum 10+ years of proven success

  • A passion for leveraging systems and driving process improvements

  • Critical thinker who can foresee potential obstacles and propose alternative solutions

  • Empathetic & effective communicator

  • Patience and the ability to adapt to an evolving business

  • Strong working knowledge/understanding of technical accounting literature and its application to foreign currency translation, investments, debt, revenue recognition, business combinations, new contracts/business initiatives, lease accounting

  • Big 4 experience and/or MBA, CPA/Chartered Accountant & familiarity with being a member of a US public company (or any other country company) is a distinct advantage & preferable

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