FINANCE Controller

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid (ES)
Very Competitive
23 Dec 2021
23 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

As the Finance controller your main role wil be to efficiently and accurately oversee the financial counterparts of the business. You will report to the Owners of the business and will be liaising with the Senior Management Team to ensure all financial targets are met. Your main duties will cover the full spectrum of finance operations, including budgeting and forecasting, preparation of management accounts, cash flow management and auditing. You will also improve reporting transparency across the business to enable better decision making by non-financial managers.

    The ideal candidate will have/be:

- At least 2 year’s experience in a similar role working within a similar sized business

- Highly proficient in MS Office, PLM and will have an excellent accuracy and attention to detail.

- Ability to prioritise tasks and ensure delivery of results within tight deadlines. 

- An Business Degree or similar

- Excellent communication skill, bilingualism an asset and will speak Fluent English 

- Organizational and problem-solving skills

- Experience within an E-Commerce / Wholesale / Stock based Finance role

- You should understand and be aware of Spanish accounting and tax compliance issues

- Confident working autonomously and managing a multi-faceted role

- Strong Excel skills – ideally modelling / dashboard creation / improvements

- Experience of working with non-finance staff, owners, and dept. managers

  Your Main responsibilities will be:

  • Preparation of quarter end and year end accounts 
  • Monthly management information and dashboard
  • P&L / Balance Sheet / Cashflow
  • Sales / Margin / Channel analysis and reporting
  • Departmental cost control and accountability
  • Prepare and assist in budget and forecast process
  • Business Partnering with Commercial and Operational teams for analysis and ad-hoc projects
  • Assisting / managing the audit process and statutory financial statements
  • Supervise outsourced finance function for transactional and compliance related finance e.g. AR, Bank Reconciliations, Tax, Payroll
  • Assist external accounting partner by providing all relevant Company information and invoices
  • Help maintain and record very detailed history of transactions (AP/ AR/ journal entries) by classification in QuickBooks
  • Help manage the ERP system and ensure the accounting, costing, and all invoicing, billing is accurate
  • Manage inventory reconciliation (ERP/ Warehouse level)
  • Onboard new employees and set up payroll, health insurance, employment forms, hardware needs and benefit management
  • Perform payroll functions in an accurate and timely manner
  • Manage all insurance policies
  • Point person for external IT company 
  • Location management beyond Office Manager
  • Contribute to Human Resources/HR related matters and Operations