Role details

Legal Entity Controller

City of London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • My client is looking for a Legal Entity Controller to join their busy team
  • Must be a qualified accountant with strong academics

About Our Client

My client is a well-established financial services organisation, providing expert solutions to various companies in the UK.

Job Description

The successful candidate for the Legal Entity Controller role will be responsible for:

  • Hands on month end processing with on/offshore teams and Manchester teams
  • Annual audited Financial statements review and clearing of audit queries
  • Review of reconciliation substantiation, hands on guidance for offshore team, and suggestions of improvements required
  • Managing the capitalisation of IT development spend and assessing the projects for capitalisation recognition
  • Liaison and presentation of financial results and balance sheet substantiation to CFO
  • Responsible for the monthly financial performance review with the Irish Country Head, as Pershing has an Irish subsidiary
  • Follow up on P&L items to ensure the monthly P&L is accurate and explainable
  • Understanding of IFRS and US GAAP
  • Monthly group reporting to the US parent

The Successful Applicant

The Legal Entity Controller profile will be as follows:

  • Financial accountant
  • Minimum 2-3 years post qualified experience
  • ACA qualified preferred (or overseas equivalent)
  • Needs to be interested in constant process improvement and implementing automation
  • Needs to be willing to identify control gaps and improve controls

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be immediately available to start this exciting contract role and work with my client in their busy London offices situated in Canary Wharf.

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