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Interim Financial Controller - Wealth Manager

Eames Consulting
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Full Time
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6 month interim role with potential to convert to permanent at a fast-growing Wealth and Asset Manager going through a period of change brought on by a merger. The Finance Director is keen to secure someone ASAP with a relevant background in corporate/financial accounting in a financial services firm with responsibilities as follows:
  • Financial Controller responsibilities for all international entities including US GAAP, UK GAAP and IFRS reporting; previous US reporting experiences a big advantage.
  • Manage the external audit process for the International Wealth Management business.
  • Analyse financial performance including historical analysis and live trends.
  • Work cross-functionally on accounting and SEC reporting matters for preparation and review of financial statements and relevant disclosure checklists.
  • Develop and maintain effective internal controls in relation to the financial reporting process, ie: SOX.
  • Partner with other colleagues in finance on systems upgrades and roll outs.
  • Continually research and stay well-informed of US GAAP, UK GAAP and IFRS accounting standards, as well as SEC and other regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Perform technical accounting research and analysis for significant accounting policies, such as revenue recognition and capitalisation/expense analysis, as well as for potential mergers/acquisitions, including purchase price allocations, goodwill, and intangible assets.
  • Collaborate with the FP&A team to assist with financial analysis, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Assist in the preparation of presentation materials for the leadership team.

Your background is likely to include:
  • Formal Accounting qualifications and a background in financial / corporate accounting in a medium to large sized financial services company - asset or wealth management preferred.
  • Strong technical accounting experiences; US GAAP and/or SOX reporting helpful.
  • Exposure to acquisition accounting and integrations, purchase price allocations, consolidations, eliminations, and post M&A financial reporting and systems support is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills and happy talking to stakeholder across the organisation and externally

Given the urgent nature of this role, please only get in touch if you're immediately available or on 1 month notice period or less.

Comp on offer is £100-120k fixed term contract for 6 months. Hybrid working and Central London location.

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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