Finance Director

6 days left

02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Client - A global trading company that is owned and managed by trading professionals are looking for a Finance Director for their London office. Trading over all major asset classes on various electronic exchanges around the world, they have a strong record of success through all market conditions.

The London office of this global business has the feel of a small start-up with the benefits of being part of one of the leading trading firms in the world.

The role -

  • Management of the UK Accounting and Finance team which supports the European business
  • Work very closely with the Global Accounting and Finance department to help develop the financial processes and systems.
  • To critically assess current finance processes, controls and procedures and improve these processes in-line with company growth aspirations
  • Introduce and maintain cost centre reporting for functional areas of the business
  • Supply the board with relevant and accurate financial reporting information and work to improve the quality and efficiency of financial indicators to help board decision.
  • Hold the Systems and Control Controlled Function (CF28)
  • To deliver and act as the key point of contact for the audit process and production of the financial statements
  • Commercially assess and provide information based on financial data for new venues to the business development team
  • Ensure new business activities are implemented correctly within the finance infrastructure

Key skills -

  • Qualified accountant with minimum of 7 years Post qualification experience
  • Minimum educational level of Bachelors degree
  • Strong communicator with ability to operate across various organizational disciplines
  • Broad experience covering both management and financial reporting
  • Experience working in an equivalent regulated environment
  • Proven track record of system and control enhancements
  • Strong experience with Microsoft office products