We’re recruiting – Financial Controller


Location: London  (Kensington)
Goodwille is a forward-thinking, ambitious company dedicated to providing foreign businesses with the kind of professional services required to establish themselves and flourish in the UK. These include Corporate Legal, Finance, People Management, Payroll & Virtual Offices.

We are currently looking for an aspiring finance professional, preferably fluent in Swedish, to join our talented Finance team as a Financial Controller.

You will be responsible for
• your own portfolio of international clients
• day-to-day financial controller support to your clients
• producing a number of weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly reports on behalf of your clients
• control over cash flow, preparation of accounts for audits, assist accountants with year-end work, and compile VAT returns and EC Sales Lists
• some task supervision but this is a hands on role with you being responsible for maintaining quality standards

Reporting to the Senior Financial Controller and primarily working with your colleagues in the Finance team, you will also find yourself liaising with all other departments, such as HR, Payroll and Company Secretarial departments on a regular basis, attending frequent team, company and client meetings.

Having, or working towards, an accountancy qualification is a prerequisite, as well as the kind of excellent communication and customer focus skills that will allow you to explain financial information to the team and, more importantly, your clients at all levels.
An excellent working knowledge of accounting software and Microsoft office (particularly excel) are essential. International or cross border experience would be an advantage.

In joining us, you will become part of a modern, forward-thinking and inclusive organisation, capable of offering a stimulating environment in which to accelerate your career in finance and accounting.

This is your chance to join #teamgoodwille – check us out on Instagram. When you join Goodwille you get access to a whole range of employee benefits, all designed to ensure an enjoyable work/life balance. Some benefits for all employees include:

• Office fruit every week
• Employee perks, rewards & benefits including discounts on supermarkets (Sainsburys, Tesco etc) high street stores (Topshop, John Lewis etc) & gyms.
• Complimentary phone insurance, as we know how important it is to stay connected
• Access to the well-being & lifestyle platform, including eating advice, exercise routines and yoga videos
• Generous social budget, for team lunches, parties or for you to hang out with colleagues.
• Yoga (London only by colleague)

If you like the sound of this vacancy and all the features and benefits you get by being part of a team like Goodwille, then please contact kevin.rutter@goodwille.com.

Goodwille Finance Team

Goodwille are excited to welcome three new experienced recruits to the finance team including a Senior Financial Controller, Financial Controller & Finance Assistant.

Rachel De Bose – Senior Financial Controller
Working from our London office, Rachel joins Goodwille on the 3rd January 2017 as a Senior Financial Controller. A client focused, fully qualified accountant (ACCA) with five years’ experience in financial reporting and accounting, working with clients in the sports, fashion, hospitality, media & construction sector. Rachel has a broad skillset covering strategic planning and analysis, budgeting, forecasting and management accounts along with experience working within the outsourcing department of a firm of accountants.

Mark Lewis – Financial Controller
Mark previously worked as a key member of the Business Advisory team for a well-established Midlands accountancy firm before joining Goodwille on the 7th December 2016. Here he worked across clients from a diverse portfolio including both entertainment & engineering companies. A graduate from Oxford Brookes University he is a part qualified ACA finalist.

Irina Nikolajeva – Finance Assistant
Latvian born Irina joins the Warwick Finance Department as a Finance Assistant. Currently working through her AAT qualification (starting Level 4) she has completed OCR Certificate in Book keeping & Accounting Level 1 & 2, along with computerized Accounts and Sage 50 training. Irina is a strong addition to the growing assistant’s team and will be responsible for general administration, payments and processing client expense claims.