Managing Director, Legal Entity Control - Investment Bank - London

Job Title: Managing Director, Legal Entity Control - Investment Bank - London
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 14, 2021 13:30

Job Description

Reporting into the EMEA controller, a mid size investment bank are looking for an MD level Legal Entity Controller to oversee the production and reporting teams across the broker dealer and London branch.


  • You will be responsible for the accuracy and integrity of internal and external financial reporting across a number of entities.
  • Partnering with Accounting Policy, developing IFRS and local GAAP expertise within the controller function.
  • Manage teams, thinking about the future structure – coaching, retention, development etc.
  •  develop and own clear infrastructure and data strategies aimed at enhancing the control, quality and efficiency of financial reporting
  • In response to Brexit they set up a new Broker Dealer abroad, you will get involved in the series of challenges that this presents the business with
  • Ad hoc projects across Legal Entity Strategy, Tax reporting and transfer pricing
  • Assess the accounting impact of business initiatives
  • Oversee and challenge the re-engineering of legacy manual processes, utilizing  toolsets wherever possible


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA)
  • Investment Banking experience with significant years post qualified experience 
  • Experience managing external audit 
  • Leadership, managing teams of significant size
  • Strong technical accounting background
  • to be a change agent, leading efficiencies within the control environment