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Financial Controller jobs

A Financial Controller is involved in all matters of accounting and finance and is responsible for overall operations within a finance department.

Responsibilities as a Financial Controller can include:

·  Supervise and management financial department

  • Manage all accounting operations AP/AR/Billing, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the company based on research and data reports
  •  Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls

If you are interested in a job as a Financial Controller then do have a look at our jobs or feel free to submit your CV 


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  • Transactional Finance Manager

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus



    KennedyPearce are hiring a Transactional Finance Manager for a hospitality company based in West London. Hybrid working, 2 days in the office (after probation), a beautiful office with a great benefits package is on offer. This role is newly created and reports into the Financial Controller. To be successful in this role, you need to be effective in managing the team, being prepared to take a hands-on approach as required. You will enjoy working in a process focused environment and equally enjoy driving improvements to performance measures. Summary of the Transactional Finance Manger duties: Manage the Transactional Finance team, Team of 6 in total Enforce financial controls, with particular attention to vendor onboarding and ensure prompt resolution of all queries Take ownership of all vendor details and make certain regular vendor reconciliations take place Accuracy of data entry at all times ensuring all transaction details, item lines and tax are processed correctly, in adherence to company policies Administration of Weekly & Critical payment runs, including remittances Continually identify or assist with the implementation of process/system improvement initiatives. Support statutory reporting requirements, by ensuring documentation is maintained and retained in line with company guidelines Take the lead for external audit on Transactional finance items, system upgrades and integrations Own monthly metrics reporting for Aged Creditors, invoice turnarounds, vendor statement reconciliations and transactional balance sheet reconciliations Improve discrepancy reporting on actuals vs budget using the rates and terms sheets Transactional Finance Manager desired requirements: Minimum 3 years experience in leading a Transactional Finance Team Ability to multi-task and prioritise in a fast-paced high volume, with regular deadlines and regular new vendors Experience of operating across multiple legal entities with multi-currency accounts and ideally an understanding of managing an offshore team

  • Management Accountant

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + Hybrid Working, Flexible Benefits

    Haywards Heath


    A growing SME in the heart of Sussex is looking for a Management Accountant on a fixed term contract basis to support the Finance Manager through a period of growth that is both challenging and highly rewarding. This professional services company encourages development with their inclusive nature when it comes to executing new projects to help them achieve their growth ambitions. Whilst this role will start off as an interim position there is potential for a longer term home within this great team. Their culture is very inclusive and offers the perfect hybrid model to spend time with your colleagues in their easily accessible head office, along with hte flexibility to work from home too. What you will do in this role: Assist the Finance Manager with the production of monthly management accounts Help develop their internal reporting Maintain the ficed asset register Assist with the management and support of the AP function Apply now if you are interested in a company that is rewarding, flexible, inclusive and team orientated.

  • Finance Assistant

    £28000.00 - £35000 per annum



    An industry leader in real estate, this company has significant assets under management. Offering career development and mentoring. This is an amazing role for an ambitious person who leads by example and strives to excel in a high-profile division. Due to exponential growth, an opportunity has arisen for a part time Finance Assistant to join on a interim basis: Reporting to the Finance Manager your responsibilities will include: PO process support & reporting Payment runs Supplier Invoice processing Supplier invoice query management Supplier & other payment processing New supplier checks & set up Aged creditor analysis and reporting Other ad-hoc finance tasks Must haves: 2 + years experience in a Finance role Previous experience using a finance system

  • Accountant

    £58000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, pension, hybrid working



    KennedyPearce are partnering with a fast growing SME Media company based in London. Hybrid working and flexible core hours are offered as well as a competitive salary and amazing bonus offering. This role covers all aspects of financial and Management accounting with specific support for delivery of financial statements across multiple entities. The role is part of a small group finance team, working closely with the investment team and with production accountants. The role is a key contact point for our advisors, including auditors, tax advisors and other compliance experts. This job will involve: Statutory Accounts for the Group including preparation and delivery of statutory financial statements for all entities Consolidation of 30+ entities Management Accounts Prepartion of IFRS group financial statements Deliver all audited financial statements and be a key point of cobntact for external auditors Assisting with the implementation and monitoring of group financial accounting policies Review of tax returns Please apply to receive the full job description. The ideal candidate: Qualified Accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) with minimum 1-2 years PQE (audit background preferred) Strong knowledge of IFRS

  • Client Services Officer

    £200 - £230 per day

    City of London


    International bank based in the city seek a Senior Client Services Officer with a proven background in Private Banking to join their Private Banking team on a 6 month interim basis. Key Responsibilities as Client Services Officer include: This is a client facing role supporting the RMs for client reviews preparation and analysis of client mandate files and following up with RMs until the client file/ review is approved. Undertake administrative duties to support the UK Private Banking team To attend to walk-in clients at the branch, ensuring exceptional levels of customer service at all times, meeting the bank's expectations in terms of efficiency, accuracy, timeliness and professionalism Supporting the RMs for client reviews and analysis of client mandate files and following up until the client file/ reviews are approved. Timely reporting of transactions as required by AML policy and Bank procedures In all tasks undertaken, minimise operational losses and errors All transactions are to be processed in accordance with policies, procedures and other governing rules. To produce high levels of accuracy when dealing with sensitive client data, completing all work to expected standards Ensure all processes in the department are kept up to date to cover all core functions of the department, with guidance from the Client Service Manager and VP, Head of Private Banking Client Services Essential Experience Required as Client Services Officer: Previous Private Banking Client Service experience / branch banking experience Strong credit, numerical, analytical, and presentational skills Knowledge of Retail banking and operations processing Excellent client service skills Good communication skills Knowledge of Arabic will be beneficial

  • Banking Operations

    £25000 - £26500 per annum + Full time On Site + Benefits

    City of London


    Our client, a bank based in London seeks a 2nd jobber with Banking and/or financial services experience to join their Treasury Operations Back Office Team Some previous experience (3-6 Months) in Banking or short internships/work experience in financial services/trading firms would be highly beneficial, ideally in either Reconciliations, Settlements, Treasury, Client Services, Loans or Payments The successful candidate must have; This is fundamentally a junior role so a keen interest in working within financial services/banking industry is essential Can start in 3-4 weeks Have full Right to work in the UK Excellent communication skills Flexible work attitude and willingness to participate in team work with plenty of energy Eager to learn in a varied trading environment You should have an understanding of Excel A full job description is available on request

  • Client Integrity Officer

    £35000 - £45000 per annum + Hybrid + Benefits

    City of London


    A leading global bank based in London, who offer excellent benefits and Hybrid working, seek a recent Graduate with at least one years' experience to join the banks Process & Control Team as a Client Integrity Officer The successful candidate will be a graduate with a sound understanding of Data Analysis, Data Management Information (MI), Strong Excel (Pivot Table/Macro level) and PowerBI. Some experience in regulatory or financial reporting would also be very beneficial Key Responsibilities The Process & Control function is responsible for ensuring that senior staff who are appointed as Senior Manager Functions under the UK Regulatory Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR), have the required information to be able to discharge their duties and demonstrate reasonable steps to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). You will be responsible identifying and delivering improvement proposals for possible strategic change within the risk framework and for its implementation in the first line. It is the centre of expertise for first line risk control topics and applies an integrated approach to the knowledge and execution needed to facilitate the business ambitions, thus freeing up as much time and resources as possible for the direct benefit of the client relation Supporting MI workstreams, ensuring the data is accurate and capturing the correct elements for the respective business lines; Support the business lines in all matters relating to Financial Crime (FC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) controls and regulations Take ownership of client integrity related issues (as described below) and provide regular reporting and Management Information (MI) in cooperation with the UK MI Data Coordinator Contribute to ensuring demonstrable adherence to policies relating to Client Integrity Responsible for all regulatory reporting ensuring that this is delivered within timeline expectations and working with 2nd line on any follow up actions Support the Client integrity Manager and 2nd line with regulatory updates, ensuring any training requirement are embedded into the business; Essential MUST have experience Right to work in UK with some experience ideally gained working in the Uk in a bank or Financial Institution You will have ideally gained a minimum of 1 year experience gained within a banking institution Very Strong Analytical Skills - Data MI skills, the ability to visualise, articulate, conceptualise and solve both complex and uncomplicated problems by making decisions that are sensible given the available information. Such skills include demonstration of the ability to apply logical thinking to breaking problems into their component parts Self-Organisation and Proactivity - uses time efficiently and responds quickly and constructively when confronted with challenges with an ability to prioritise tasks. Degree Educated

  • Business Optimisation & Compliance Project Manager

    £50000 - £52000 per annum + private medical, remote work, travel

    City of London


    Are you a compliance, audit, and information security specialist, looking for your next progressive opportunity? Do you want to work in a fast-paced international firm who partner with world leading brands? Our client, a leading global Market Research Platform, are currently expanding their collaborative Business Optimisation & Compliance team and hiring a new Compliance Manager. Offering up to £52,000 alongside an intrinsically inclusive culture and benefits package including private medical cover, a contributory pension, 25 days annual leave and wellbeing support. This role can be worked remotely with monthly travel to the London office (own expense), and business travel across multiple UK office locations (this is covered by business expenses). This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to… Business partner with senior level stakeholders (internally & externally), embedding compliance and assurance related policies which are fit for purpose. Lead on planning of designated projects, establish an appropriate governance programme and monitor / report progress identifying areas to improve. Conduct quality compliance audit and information security internal audits, preparing audit reports and engage with senior management. Support a culture of proactivity towards compliance and risk mitigation across the business. You will also ideally be or have, strong practical experience with … Compliance Assurance and Audit policies and frameworks, and some exposure to Information security procedures. A good knowledge of international standards. (desirable if you have ISO 27001/ ISO 20252). Acting as an advisory point of contact and relevant practical experience in reporting on compliance. Excellent written and verbal communication, and an ability to liaise confidently with external stakeholders, senior managers, and board level members at all levels. If this sounds like it could be one for you - please don't hesitate to apply or reach out directly for more information on