Financial Controller

Marks Sattin Ltd
United Kingdom
£400 - £500 p/day
05 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An urgent requirement for a well established Bank has arisen. This is a very unique opportunity to join what is a unique Bank in their approach to how they have grown over the years. To manage a team responsible for monthly, half yearly, and year end reporting. Being a key point of contact for the Bank's Asset and Leasing Finance Director and both internal and external auditors. Responsible for financial control of monthly performance, preparing KPI's and commentary. Tight financial control over the Balance Sheet, while mitigating risks to the P&L. Responsible for driving and managing continuous improvement. Some of your responsibilities will include and not be limited to the below * Manage a large team to provide accounting, regulatory and transactional support to the Asset Finance and Leasing teams, including * Fixed Assets accounting * Intercompany and Period End accounting * Balance sheet reconciliation and control * Regulatory returns preparation / review * Standard board and management reporting * Preparation of subsidiary statutory accounts * Review and ownership of all financial reporting including year end, interim and FinRep. * Partner with Business Units' finance teams to deliver an efficient and effective Finance service to the Bank * Support the Asset and Leasing Finance Director and ensure active stakeholder management within the team * Identify financial risks and implement mitigating financial controls that meet business objectives * Lead the external audit process for the Asset and Leasing divisions * Improving communication and knowledge sharing across the finance teams * Contributing to key business and financial projects as appropriate (for example represent Finance on specific working groups and committees) * Work with other central functions to collate data as required e.g. Tax, HR, Regulatory reporting * Identify and assist with accounting for any new products or transactions You will need to be a qualified accountant with extensive Financial Control experience, you will also need to be experienced in the Banking sector as well as prior knowledge of managing a large team. With multiple sites for the Bank some flexibility in travel would also be helpful. Please apply for a more detailed job description and confidential conversation.
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