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INOVYN UK Financial Controller 1

Part of INEOS, INOVYN is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide.  With an annual turnover of €3.1 billion, INOVYN has circa 4,200 employees and chemical manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.

INOVYN’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; Hydrogen and Vinyls Technologies.  INOVYN's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 milliontonnes.  See and  for more details.

Main role purpose:

The post holder manages the provision of a financial accounting service to INOVYN UK legal entities and a financial and management accounting service to two UK joint ventures, ensuring adherence to externally determined accounting standards and fiscal regulations and deadlines.

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Manage the financial accounting activities.
  • Manage the preparation and filing of the annual statutory accounts.
  • Manage the completion of the annual tax packs, inclusive of the coordination and review of overseas inputs into the process.
  • Manage all VAT requirements and act as the finance interface for customs compliance requirements.
  • Lead, motivate and develop each member of the financial accounting team so that there is a continuous improvement in the performance of both individuals and the team.

Key skills & experience:

  • Professionally qualified accountant (ideally an ACA qualified accountant).
  • Minimum 5 years post-qualification experience. 
  • Experience leading a team.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles and an up-to-date understanding of financial reporting standards (UK and International). 
  • A good understanding of direct (specifically corporation) and indirect (notably VAT) tax rules and regulations, in both the UK and Europe. 
  • Highly organised, able to manage a demanding individual workload coupled with team management.
  • Strong interpersonal and persuasive skills.
  • Able to liaise and influence people at all levels, as well as external finance professionals.
  • Strong level of independence. 
  • High concern for standards is essential.

INOVYN is a company of INEOS.  INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 34 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 183 sites in 26 countries throughout the world.

This is a direct Company recruitment.  We will not accept applications via employment agencies

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