Role details

Financial Controller

City of London   •   £60,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Controller for an expanding firm with a global presence
  • Offers excellent business partnering exposure in an exciting sector

About Our Client

Our client is an expanding firm with a global presence - they have a strong senior management team who are looking to add a career focused individual who is looking for a medium/ long term career move.

Job Description

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



o Perform the monthly reconciliation of data from the trading system into the accounting system to ensure data is complete and accurate

o Perform the accounting for the core trading legal entities in accordance with IFRS

o Provide commentary on the drivers of P&L and working capital performance and understand what the financial numbers are telling us

o Support the business by providing reporting and analysis to help it understand its costs and working capital balances, and help drive improvements in our analysis, reporting and management of working capital

o Help prepare the monthly reporting pack for business management, providing insightful analysis to drive forward business performance

o Support the preparation of the statutory accounts



 Identify opportunities to make the month-end process more efficient and help to deliver these initiatives



 Liaise with other functions such as Middle Office, Operations, IT and Settlements to help ensure integrity of data in the GL



 Ensure key balance sheet integrity controls are performed including:

o Reconciliation, Verification and Validation of all balance sheet accounts



 Strive to continuously improve processes and ensure consistency of approach with other finance division teams



 Support other finance activities and initiatives as required

The Successful Applicant

The Financial Controller will have the following exposure:



Qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent) with post qualification experience as an accountant in Industry.

Performing a month end accountant role

Balance Sheet integrity controls

Preparation of group reporting requirements

Preparing statutory accounts under IFRS and UK GAAP

Accounting for derivatives and IAS39

The energy trading industry

Sun GL and Hyperion consolidation systems

What's on Offer

Excellent career progression in an organisation with a global presence.

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