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Financial Controller

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

  • Contact email:

    Celia@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    CMFC1612_1608127844

  • Published:

    7 months ago

Our client, a leading asset manager in the city of London, are seeking a driven Financial Controller to join their growing team in this newly created position.

The successful candidate will be a fully qualified ACA/ACCA accountant who will ideally have experience working as a financial / management accountant within financial services and / or will have worked for an accounting firm specialising in financial services / asset management clients.

The Finance team operates on a global basis so this role offers extensive exposure to international operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • The main focus of the role will be management reporting and KPIs for the business
  • Ownership and development of a property-related management reporting process, including IFRS16 aspects
  • Monthly forecasting and annual budget processes
  • Responsibility for the accounting and statutory reporting of particular legal entities as well as some aspects of regulatory reporting
  • Reviewing and approving invoice batches from the accounts payable team
  • Month end accounting processes
  • Preparation of regular board reports
  • Ad-hoc projects
  • Keep abreast of accounting, tax and regulatory changes
  • Collaboration with other Finance team members is essential

Requirements

  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Ideally, up to 5 years' post qualified experience
  • Practice trained
  • A background in asset management /financial services - essential
  • Strong understanding of IFRS
  • Ability to research, analyse and implement changes in IFRS and other regulatory requirements
  • Attention to detail and willingness to get involved with all levels of the accounting and reporting process is essential
  • Would benefit from having some past management or financial accounting experience
  • Team player
  • Strong communication skills

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