Legal Entity Controller - Investment Bank - London

Job Title: Legal Entity Controller - Investment Bank - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £600000.00 - £700000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH21607_1567522256
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 03, 2019 15:50

Job Description

A Global Investment bank are currently looking for a Financial controller to be the liaison and reporting function between the Financial Accounting Office and various Finance departments across EMEA.

The Role:

  • EMEA subsidiary financial controller
  • Ensure complete, accurate and timely preparation, review and submission within deadlines to Head office and other internal and external bodies (Local GAAP & IFRS)
  • Ensure preparation and review of daily, monthly and term end reports are prepared accurately and timely in accordance with Bank's reporting requirements
  • Entity budgets and forecasts as necessary
  • Looking at new processes and products or changes in system developments or reporting requirements.
  • Improvement of controls and creating efficiencies within them
  • Ad hoc project work with a global reach working with other departments
  • Resolving queries from external auditors.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Professional Accounting Qualification (ACA preferred) with 1-3 years post qualified experience
  • University Degree education and/or equivalent.
  • Financial services experience
  • US GAAP and IFRS financial reporting
  • Solid understanding of IFRS 9, 15, 16
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel
  • Strong financial product knowledge
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Good written and Verbal communication and presentation skills.