Financial Controller

£65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & relocation package
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Ben Lake
Contract Type
Full Time
Badenoch & Clark are currently working with a general insurance business based in Gibraltar to recruit a Financial Controller on a permanent basis. Working within a small finance team and reporting into the Finance Director you will have responsibility for providing direction and leadership across the financial controls environment.

This high level role is integral to the wider business and you will have expose to the wider senior management team of the group.

Responsibilities will include:
* Develop and deliver the Financial Control Framework Strategy and continually challenge it to ensure it is inline with the organisation's evolving risk appetite.
* Ensure appropriate policies are in place within the department and wider organisation in controlling and managing financial transactions in line with the Financial Control Framework.
* Be the link between Finance and Risk and Compliance and seek to maximise efficiency and effectiveness of the respective functions
* Support risk management reviews needing financial involvement
* Preparation and review of technical accounting memos and discussion papers for management;
* Manage the interface between Finance and Internal Audit, including liaising closely with the business, co-ordinating the reporting and completion of audit points, and to maintain collaboration regarding delivering audit and control objective.
* Take action to review and improve the company credit risk on key balance sheet items, including (but not limited to) Investments, Reinsurance and Intercompany balances

Background / Experience:
* Qualified Accountant with some PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
* Strong working knowledge of financial reporting standards (IFRS)
* Regulatory reporting experience (ideally)
* Strong commercial focus
* Excellent people management skills
* Able to manage several projects simultaneously
* Knowledge / experience in the insurance industry would be advantageous

Badenoch & Clark is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Badenoch & Clark is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a registered Disability Symbol User.