Financial Control & Reporting Consultant (6 months) - Investment Bank - London

Job Title: Financial Control & Reporting Consultant (6 months) - Investment Bank - London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Industry: financial services
Salary: £400
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Eden Olu
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

A global investment bank is looking for a Qualified Accountant to support them for the next 6 months as a consultant within their financial control team. This individual must be immediately available to start.


  • Performance of financial control and reporting tasks, including:
  • Entity Level Control and Reporting
  • Ensure accurate books and records in compliance with relevant GAAP; preparation of the management accounts and assisting with ad hoc queries.
  • Raise journals / perform established control tasks to evidence integrity of books and records, prepare management accounts.
  • Identification of control weaknesses; proposal and implementation of remediating controls.
  • Responsible for preparation and development of Management Accounts
  • Maintain and perform first level review of Management accounts through month-end close
  • Preparation of monthly / quarterly slides for internal/external stakeholders
  • Liaise with Other Lines of Business SMEs to ensure timely commentary for inclusion in Legal Entity management pack
  • Line of Business/Support Functions Contact
  • Act as Financial Control liaison to Business Lines/Support Functions, providing them with entity level reporting relating to their Line of Business/Support Function, explaining variances, and assisting them understanding their reports
  • Responsible for preparation of Tax GAAP accounts on Quarterly/Annual basis
  • Liaise with Corporate Tax team
  • Responsible for preparation of Intercompany Balance Sheet and Income Statement reports on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Liaise with Consolidations team
  • Support other ad hoc finance tasks as required


  • Qualified Accountant
  • Financial Services – understanding of the financial products (FX, Derivatives)
  • Experience with Tableau / Alteryx
  • Some relevant post qualification experience
  • Degree educated