European Accounting & Controls Advisor

Supporting the European finance function in achieving/maintaining a robust financial control environment including the ongoing integrity of financial reporting in compliance with US GAAP, local country legislation and SOX requirements. Other areas of involvement are listed below:


  • Perform SOX testing, Policy implementation and Contract Compliance reviews and remediate deficiencies in partnership with the European teams
  • Perform balance sheet reviews to monitor and direct accounting activity
  • Lead projects to deliver integration with International and Global set-up
  • Manage and coordinate the annual internal control processes across Europe and support the business with implementation and improvements to the control framework
  • Drive and oversee improvement projects related to financial and policy compliance
  • Support and drive the development and implementation of financial policies
  • Provide support on complex accounting / reporting matters, this may include writing white papers/memo’s for directors/external customers.
  • Actively participating in several projects around improvement opportunities, integration and new system implementations

About you

  • Qualified accountant
  • 3/5 years minimum post qualification experience
  • Technically competent
  • Strong IFRS and US GAAP knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong persuasive skills and ability to influence all levels
  • Project management skills/experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills


Our client is a global leader in their field of expertise. The position in located in the West Midlands region (UK)

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Sieto Engelmoer
Managing Partner
+ 31 (0) 629379506

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