Financial Controller (Maternity Cover)


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Job Introduction


Role Responsibility

  • Responsibility for ensuring specific financial segmental activities are controlled/understood or delivered, such as; taxation; cash flow; working capital management; profit & loss etc.
  • Pro-active identification & analysis of material challenges in the Financial statements (examples of this would include the early identification of cash flow issues.
  • Working with segment senior management to ensure effective cost management, to highlight cost saving opportunities and to provide added-value commercial input to decision making.
  • FC will be the key contact for all FSS (Financial Shared Services) transactional activity including payables, receivables & Management Accounting.
  • The FC will ensure communication channels are maintained, points of contact are known & communication is timely & reliable.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified accountant, with extensive accounting experience.
  • Conversant with UK GAAP and IFRS.
  • IT knowledge of SAP desirable but not essential.
  • Strong practical operational knowledge.
  • Highly organised, flexible and responsive, with ability to deliver under pressure with excellence with a strong commitment to meeting deadlines.
  • Flexible approach and adaptable to a changing working environment.
  • Good commercial acumen, good strategic and conceptual thinker.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with ability to influence.
  • Excellent presentation skills, both written / visual and oral.

Package Description

Competitive salary plus benefits including bonus, pension, reward schemes and training/development opportunities.

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more.

About the Company

Sodexo’s Energy & Resources team serves clients across specialist industries: oil & gas; mining and engineering; construction plus other energy sectors.

We have a dedicated team of 1,400 employees working at over 80 sites in the UK & Ireland region - often in isolated locations both on and offshore.

We deliver more than 100 services to clients, including design, construction and administration, light and technical maintenance, security, waste management, food services, sport and cultural activities, wellness and motivational programs and more.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their age, disability, gender, transgender, marital or family status, race or ethnicity, religious belief of sexual orientation are welcome to and included within our business.

All onshore and offshore operations are coordinated from our Energy & Resources segment headquarters in Aberdeen, Scotland.

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