Role details

Financial Controller

City of London   •   £70,000 - £80,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Controller
  • Excellent opportunity in a leading hedge fund

About Our Client

Our client is a leading international hedge fund with over 1000 employee's globally. The talent and dedication of their people are a critical component to their success.

Job Description

The Financial Controller based in London will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for preparing month-end closing, journal entries, reconciliations.
  • Responsible for reviewing the financial statement preparation of London entities, including coordinating with local administrators and helping to guide the local audit and reporting process to completion.
  • Responsible for the coordination of UK accounts and reconciling information to the main US parent company and other affiliates for all inter-company transactions and consolidation.
  • Preparation of budgets, forecasts and business plans and continued monitoring & review of performance against them to enable robust reporting of variances to regional and senior management.
  • Interaction with operations, legal, and tax departments as well as local administrator.
  • Monthly Account analyses and assistance with International/domestic projects
  • Management reporting, ICAAP, liquidity distress test, and other quarterly/semi-annual local regulatory filings and surveys.
  • Assist in the coordination of annual audit

The Successful Applicant

The Financial Controller based in London will have had the following exposure:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years in a similar role, (e.g. preferably public accounting background with hedge fund or corporate accounting experience and a knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS, UK regulatory reporting)
  • Excellent analytical skills and judgment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Strong technical proficiency with web applications and MS Office
  • Ability to multi-task as well as meet short deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Strong interpersonal and client service skills
  • Detail oriented; demonstrates thoroughness and strong ownership of work

What's on Offer

Excellent salary and career prospects

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