We are working with a Private Equity backed London based brokerage business in recruiting a Financial Controller.
Our client is a global commodities broker, with significant market share of many major Agricultural, Metal and Energy products.
The Financial Control team consists of 4 individuals who work on a range of projects, regulatory and statutory reporting and control functions. The team is charged with ensuring the firm meets the financial control and reporting obligations of a global and regulated company.
The purpose of Financial Controller is to be a key member of existing Legal Entity Control function and ensure the integrity of our entity's financial information, facilitate the firm's consolidation and offer analytical support
The Financial Controller will be responsible for
Preparation of annual financial statements for a number of entities under various accounting standards
Prepare monthly analytical review on legal entity income statement and balance sheet;
Manage monthly close process, including consolidation entries at Group level;
Preparation of monthly management reports, including Board meetings;
Preparation of monthly tax computations;
Preparation of monthly transfer pricing calculations and subsequent reporting;
Review and challenge balance sheet reconciliations;
Manage adhoc inquiries from external auditors;
Prepare technical accounting papers for external auditors;
Support legal entity initiatives within the firm and involvement in projects impacting the legal entities;
Involvement in developing and enhancing existing process;
Design and implement world class control environment
Our client is looking for a Financial Controller who is a qualified accountant (Big 4 audit background is preferred but not essential). However successful applicants will need to have experience in preparation of audited financial statements under UK GAAP or IFRS. You will be expected to have a track record of improving processes and adding value to clients/stakeholders as well as strong analytical, organisation and documentation skills and a strong ethic to team work.
If the role sounds like something you are interested in then please feel free to get in touch for more information
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