Temporary Group Financial Controller

England, London, City of London
£500 - £700 per day
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Gemma Smith
Experience Levels
Contract Type
Full Time

A world leading Financial Services business require a Financial Controller to manage a team of Qualified and Part Qualified Accountants. This is a great opportunity to use your existing accounting technical knowledge as well as strong interpersonal skills to drive and motivate a team as well as manage and monitor a number of projects.

This role will be based in the City and will prepare the Group's annual statutory accounts to ensure compliance with accounting regulations and to support technical accounting initiatives in the application of accounting standards

The technical accounting responsibilities are supported by qualified accountants. The role also includes responsibility for the monthly Board pack reporting performed by the management accounting team and the monthly regulatory reporting and monitoring of regulatory capital of the group, supported by the regulatory accountant. You will further require the ability to manage and monitor a number of projects concurrently.

Your experience must be very strong in financial and technical accounting, you are likely to have come from an ACA audit background followed by a position managing staff in Financial Services. You will have a hands on approach and the ability to business partner with senior people in the organisation. A high degree of initiative and the ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment is also key.

This opportunity seeks an individual who can demonstrate leadership in business as usual and change processes. You will need to inspire and motivate the team to perform and develop intellectual solutions for business issues.

You must be available immediately for contract/interim work and be able to commit for at least the next 6 months.