Group Corporate Controller (Maternity Cover)

Group Corporate Controller (Maternity Cover – 1 year)


Crowther Industrial Estate, Washington (remote if correct candidate). The company reserves the right at any time to require you to work at a different location either on a temporary or permanent basis on reasonable notice.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and Maintain Group Consolidation process through ‘Board’ Software Platform
  • Manage and Maintain monthly input process
  • Prepare Monthly Board Report drafts for review by FD/CFO
  • Prepare monthly KPI variance reports for Corporate, Authentication and Online divisions and group overhead functions
  • Provide analysis and support for key variances/movements as part of monthly reporting requirements
  • Support and maintain Group headcount trend reports
  • Support and maintain Group Sales reports
  • Maintain and support Treasury function through daily and monthly cash reports and 13-week cash flow forecasts, daily banking activities and forex requirements
  • Maintenance and preparation of UK and US Corporate entity monthly reports
  • General support and collaboration with the Authentication and Online finance teams
  • Support annual budget and forecasting process – managing entity and divisional inputs, consolidating inputs, providing trend and variance reports and analysis
  • Support year-end reporting requirements – full year group and divisional reporting
  • Prepare and maintain annual consolidation streamers for Group, Authentication and Online
  • Support preparation of Annual Consolidated and Subsidiary accounts at year end
  • Day-to-day operational and functional support of local accounts teams in EMEA and US
  • Supporting implementation and ongoing improvement of systems, controls, processes, and documentation as part of the Global Finance Function
  • Support annual audit and act as a lead on the year end audit preparation, planning and delivery of the audit process with the respective audit firms
  • Support local and group tax reporting requirements including Corporate, PAYE and VAT requirements

Knowledge, Skills, Attributes & Experience

  • Degree level qualification
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience of a Group Reporting/Consolidation role/function preferable
  • Strong accounting background and experience
  • Must have good communication skills interacting at all levels from shop floor to Board level, and possess sound influencing,
  • negotiating and assertiveness skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong problem-solving abilities
  • Must possess sound business judgement and be able to make appropriate decisions
  • Must have the ability to multitask, be self-motivated and able to work autonomously as well as in a team environment
  • Must demonstrate the highest level of integrity, discretion and confidentiality to be exercised at all times
  • Must possess very good IT skills, particularly for MS Excel
  • Exposure to Board Consolidation Tool, Sage and Netsuite preferred
  • The ability to work accurately paying close attention to detail
  • Flexibility to accommodate ever-changing working environment and demands placed upon it
  • Must be able to fit in to a culture where teamwork, empowerment and dedication is of utmost importance

Additional Information

Normal hours of work are Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break each day.

OpSec Security is a well-established and recognized global leader in the provision of physical, digital and online anti-counterfeiting and brand protection solutions. Employing approximately 1,000 colleagues it operates from multiple locations including business hubs in the USA, UK and has other sales and support offices in the EU and the Far East. OpSec is on a very steep growth curve with a big agenda embracing significant marketing opportunities. OpSec is on a very steep growth curve with a big agenda embracing significant marketing opportunities.

It is the policy of OpSec Security to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.