Role details

Corporate Controller

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Fantastic opportunity to join an international energy group.
  • Exciting Corporate Controller role for newly qualified accountant.

About Our Client

International energy producer and retailer based in London with operations across three continents.

Job Description

The Corporate Controller will assume the responsibility and accountability for the integrity of the relevant Corporate balances. The role will involve performing specific controlling roles with primarily a month end focus but including intra month controls focused on acting as the gatekeeper for how activities are captured in the books and records. The Corporate Controller will also be responsible for ensuring that all accounts are reconciled and substantiated and for informing the users of this data that all control and substantiation processes have been completed. The role will also be responsible for driving the continuous improvement agenda for Finance focusing on Accounting & Control processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Financial control and reconciliation of underlying General Ledger balances in SAP and substantiation of these balances.
  • Identifying, designing and implementing key SAP processes, e.g. allocations, accruals & reversal, foreign exchange and margining.
  • Review month end timeline and drive reduction in close timeline and efficiencies across the month end process.
  • Running relevant month end close procedures in line with the GL close timetable.
  • Accountable for the sign off of relevant Profit and Loss and Balance sheet accounts using the GL Sign off tool.
  • Supporting all other Finance teams by providing operational interface between Controlling team and Reporting functions, confirming that specific financial data is accurate, reconciled and complete in SAP. Additionally, provide evidence that all relevant data is underpinned by a rigorous governance process.
  • Interfacing with Business Planning & Reporting team on integrity of functional specific "actual" data, responding to queries and providing commentary to Business Planning & Reporting Business partners as required.
  • Leverage current IT systems and environment to promote the concept of self service and drive standardisation of reporting processes across the company.
  • Point of contact for other teams querying actual data in SAP, providing commentary as required.

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA, preferably with an audit background.
  • Strong academic track record.
  • Working knowledge and experience of SAP ECC, SAP BW.
  • Experience of working with Finance control processes.
  • Focus on continuous improvement.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Good communication skills (oral and written.)

What's on Offer

  • Competitive remuneration package.

Please contact Connor Tostevin on 02072692168.

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