Senior Financial Controller - Financial Services - London

Job Title: Senior Financial Controller - Financial Services - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £75,000
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Job Published: April 22, 2020 09:57

Job Description

A global financial services organisation are looking for a commercial, forward looking qualified accountant with significant years PQE to support the Finance team in a number of change and improvement projects, whilst managing the financial close process and year end reporting for 15+ entities in consolidation.

The Job

Specifically responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and oversee the finance activities performed by on & off-shore financial accountants 
  • Identify and implement improvements to the month end processes, accounting close model and controls.
  • Oversight of end to end finance processes for the legal entity
  • review and recommendation of the overseas financial functions, critical analysis of key balance sheet accounts, cash flow forecasts, liquidity assessments and oversight of sub-ledger reconciliations.
  • External reporting submissions under IFRS
  • External auditors point of contact
  • Annual budget process 


  • Big 4 qualified accountant with 5 years PQE minimum
  • Managed a team of considerable size on and offshore
  • Stakeholder management skills
  • Oracle systems experience
  • Process improvements / enhancement
  • Used to a matrix structure and global business environment