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Global Financial Controller

Hybrid Dundee, Scotland

Who are we?

Insights is a Global Learning and Development company with product and innovation at our heart. Our purpose is to create a world where people truly understand themselves and others and are inspired to make a positive difference in everything that they do. Our preference-based learning solutions have impacted millions of lives worldwide and our product portfolio helps our customers to positively transform their people, their teams and their whole organisations.

With our headquarters in Dundee, we are a rapidly growing organisation with a highly scalable business model and a sound financial fundamentals. Our sixteen international entities cover four continents and provide a platform to reach our portfolio of blue-chip clients and channel partners.

What's the role? 

As Insights Global Financial Controller, you will manage a team of finance professionals in our global controllership function.

This is a highly varied role and includes:

  • Managing a talented team of Finance and Accounting Professionals across Europe, N America, Asia and Africa.
  • Working with our network of auditors to complete our subsidiary and Group audits.
  • Preparing and filing our statutory financial reports in the UK and abroad to local deadlines and standards. 
  • Managing our general ledger to ensure that all financial transactions are reflective of relevant accounting standards, our finance and accounting policies and our business performance.
  • Overseeing our treasury and shareholder manager responsibilities.
  • Working closely with our International Tax manager to ensure compliance with country tax legislation.
  • Partnering with Country Managers to ensure they have appropriate financial and commercial support from the Finance Team.
  • Maintaining a knowledge of relevant accounting standards and best practise in the controllership of financial affairs.
  • Communicating policy throughout the finance team and into other functions.
  • Working with our Enterprise Process and Systems team to ensure the successful deployment of our new ERP system, Microsoft Dynamics.

Our multinational Finance team is headquartered in our newly refurbished campus in Dundee

What are we looking for?

You’ll be a qualified accountant with extensive post qualified experience in a similar role. You will have experience working in practise and in industry perhaps in the professional services or technology sector. You’ll have a proven track record managing external audits, and external accountants.

You’ll be an outstanding leader and people manager with the ability to set clear direction and inspire your team. You’ll be a great communicator who builds long lasting  relationships and have the gravitas to work effectively with our auditors, our executive team and other senior stakeholders. You’ll be an outstanding technical accountant confident in making policy decisions balancing the often-ambiguous requirements of regulatory requirements and the needs of the business.

You’ll be a systems thinker with the ability to connect accounting and finance decisions with implications across all functional disciplines.

How to apply?

If you are inspired by the opportunity to work for a market leading, multinational finance team then I encourage you to apply. 

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