Role details

Financial Controller

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

Bullet points

  • Investment Management / Securities/ London
  • Financial Services / Financial Controller / Asset Management

About Our Client

Our client is an historic financial institution with in excess of $20BN AUM & AUA

Job Description

Financial Controller - London

The role holder will also be a member of the Reporting Leadership Team and will be responsible for contributing towards delivery of the Finance vision and strategy to become a Centre of Excellence and making it the place where everyone wants to be. Specifically, the Financial Controller will perform the following tasks:

  • Design, produce and review the Group's financial reports (annual financial reports, interim financial reports and other financial communication presentations). Prepare the relevant financial parts of annual reports and other external filings, and review other content (such as business review, market trends, etc.) and propose amendments in line with best practice developments.
  • Production of regulatory returns including FCA and tax returns
  • Liaison with external bodies (including FCA, external auditors and HMRC)
  • Assist in reaching a consensus between the company and the auditor about the contents of financial reports presentation and disclosure
  • Supporting the business in delivery of its strategic objectives
  • Continuous improvement in working practices and service delivery
  • Collaboration with other areas of the Finance function to enhance the delivery of information
  • Significant contribution towards delivery of the Finance strategy to become a "Centre of Excellence"
  • Effective use of available resources and on-going development to realise their full potential

The Successful Applicant

  • Extensive experience of working in a Finance Reporting role within a regulated environment
  • Ability to stay knowledgeable, research and reach well-reasoned conclusions on technical accounting and business issues
  • Relevant market knowledge and best practice disciplines
  • Proactive approach with the ability to challenge the status quo and to contribute towards delivery of the business strategic plan
  • Strategic thinking and experience with an emphasis on relationship management and communication at all levels
  • Facilitate and coordinate multiple deadlines, create cohesive teams, and respond quickly to management requests
  • Effective communicator both written and verbal
  • Ability to balance time between control, efficiency and value-add activities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Microsoft office (strong Excel), CODA, Cognos TM1 and IBM CDM (Corporate Disclosure Management)
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills at all levels
  • Proactive approach with the ability to challenge the status quo and to contribute towards delivery of the business strategic plan
  • Facilitate and coordinate multiple deadlines and respond quickly to management requests
  • Proven ability to perform under pressure and adjust plans to meet changing needs and requirements

Recognised professionally qualified accountant with 3 years post qualified experience within a regulated environment

What's on Offer

Up to £75,000 per annum, in addition to excellent benefits and bonus.

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