Financial Controller

Jonathan Lee Recruitment
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

£50,000-£60,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Financial Services

The Role
This position will sit in the Senior Management Team, reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer, and will involve the management and coaching of a small team. Key activities include:

  • Taking responsibility for the integrity of financial data under robust compliance frameworks.
  • Oversee regulatory and statutory reporting processes and submission of UK-GAAP compliant Annual Reports, tax and treasury compliance, and balance sheet integrity.
  • Ensuring work undertaken by junior team members is completed to recognised industry standards and deadlines.
  • Acting as a key point of contact to external stakeholders and regulatory bodies, including the FCA, PRA and auditors.
  • Developing and implementing instances of business change with the aim of improving the accuracy and efficiency of the finance function.

The Person
This opportunity is ideal for an experienced qualified accountant to play an important part in the continued success of a well-established business, to lead and have input at a senior level. Key requirements include:

  • Detailed understanding of the Financial Services sector, ideally retail banking. This will be gained either from direct experience in a similar environment, or from time in a Financial Services Advisory capacity with a leading Public Practice.
  • Proven instances of team leadership, the ability to report to Board level, and maintaining relationships with outside bodies.
  • Excellent financial reporting ability, including statutory and regulatory standards.
  • Possession of a full ACA / ACCA accounting qualification, preferably from a Big 4 or Top 10 Practice.

The Company
Our client is an established financial services provider in the retail banking space, with an upbeat culture and positive attitude to work-life balance.

How to Apply
To apply, please do so online, attaching a copy of your CV and details of your current remuneration.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.