Financial Controller

Randstad Financial & Professional Ltd
City Of London
GBP70k - GBP80k pa
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of the largest Insurance Groups with a requirement for a Financial Controller to join the London finance team.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

Deliver effective financial reporting and controls as well as manage the completion of SOx/internal control reviews

Ensure Legal Entity balance sheets comply with both US GAAP and IFRS and that the statutory annual financial statements are accurate and prepared for Board submissions

Maintain a sound and continued understanding of IFRS; US GAAP and UK regulatory requirements ensuring compliance within all aspects of the role

Liaise with the auditors, tax and other stakeholders to ensure that all queries surrounding the preparation of the financial statements are resolved

Review and approve accounting papers to support any financial judgements and technical reviews, including IFRS annual impairment reviews

Deliver monthly management information pack, board reports and financial regulatory returns

Support senior finance executives with special projects where necessary including legal entity restructuring

Partner with the business to improve the quality, accuracy and timeliness of information requests and reports

Ensure the business adheres to and actively manages the revenue recognition policies and financial control procedures

The ideal applicant will have:
1. An accountancy qualification with extensive financial accounting experience gained in financial services
2. Strong IFRS, UK and ideally US GAAP knowledge
3. Excellent business partnering skills with the ability to manage time effectively and have fist class communication skills

If your experience fits the above criteria and are looking for an exciting, rewarding and challenging role, at a globally recognised firm, please apply today by sending an updated copy of your CV.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003