Financial Controller

London Permanent
  • Senior Financial Controller
  • Financial Services

About Our Client

My client are a well known Financial Services business

Job Description

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

* Motivate and lead team members including carrying out regular feedback meetings
* Set team objectives and monitor team performance
* Manage the preparation of the monthly management accounts for submission to HoF, FD and CFO
* Assist HoF and FD in preparation of monthly management information packs for submission to the management committee
* Manage the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual group reporting requirements
* Manage the cash requirements of the business including loans and deposits. Provide analysis of movements in cash balances
* Manage the annual forecasting and reforecasting
* Maintain and enhance the controls environment within the finance and treasury area, including ongoing development of accounting policies and procedures.
* Manage the day-to-day accounting operations for MBCL, ensuring all accounting, treasury and taxation related queries are dealt with on a timely basis
* Provide MBCL with advice and technical expertise regarding the correct implementation of FRS102 & IFRS reporting standards ensuring careful consideration is given to all changes which will impact MBCL
* Review the financials ensuring a timely and consistent approach to consolidations and reporting
* Provide accounting and technical expertise to ensure all statutory and regulatory requirements are met
* Lead and manage the annual and quarterly external audits
Regulatory reporting
* Responsibility for managing the preparation and review of the FCA reports on a quarterly basis
* Manage the daily financial resources reporting
* Monitor the capital requirements of the business and make suggestions for subordinated loans
* Monitor changes to the regulatory capital requirements and ensure that any changes are appropriately implemented
* Support the HoF, FD and CFO in the cash forecasting process
* Provide analysis into the cash movements
* Manage and monitor the treasury function ensuring that at all times the company is meeting its funding requirements, including making recommendations for loans and deposits
* Responsible for ensuring that MBCL continues to meet its global tax compliance requirements
* Manage the calculation of the transfer pricing and VAT
* Manage the relationship with the auditors and tax advisors
* Manage the drafting of the financial sections of annual and interim reports and other public reports
* Involvement in ad hoc projects e.g. ensuring adherence to statutory and regulatory obligations.
* Perform ongoing testing of the companies' controls to ensure compliance with J-SOX
* Support the HoF, FD and CFO as and when required
* Support other departments regarding financial information
* Other duties as assigned

The Successful Applicant

Proven managerial experience and able to lead and develop team members

  • Fully qualified accountant with previous finance experience at a senior level within a Commodities Trading House or Financial Services firm
  • Ability to work discreetly and able to maintain confidentiality Strong organisational skills and able to work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Work with minimum supervision and be able make decisions independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate both internally and externally with key stakeholders.
  • Detailed knowledge of FRS102 and IFRS reporting standards
  • Knowledge of Tax - local, international, VAT, FATCA.
  • Project Management experience with a focus on process improvement
  • Strong derivative product knowledge

What's on Offer

Extensive benefits package

Salary up to 100K (flexible based on candidate)

Permanent role


ability to WFH and office

Katie Scott
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+44 207 645 1412

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Katie Scott
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