Salary:

£70,000.00 - £80,000.00 / annum

Location:

City of London

Date posted:

19th July 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06030-0011027142

Staffing area:

Financial Services


Description

Robert Half Financial Services are recruiting for a US owned Investment Bank based in Mayfair (W1K)

Our client has an opportunity for a Legal Entity Controller to join their Finance Team.

The Legal Entity Controller will be responsible for the technical accounting and statutory and regulatory reporting requirements of our European entities., and will report to the Group Financial Controller. The Group Accountant for Europe will report directly into the Legal Entity Controller.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring the technical accuracy of the European entities in accordance with both US GAAP and FRS 102
  • Coaching and mentoring of the wider finance team on technical group policies
  • Design and implementation of reports for the legal entity board
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate submission of regulatory reporting requirements (including annual accounts submission and FCA filings) for our European entities
  • Manage the internail and external audit process
  • Review of the monthly management accounts for our UK research business
  • Work closely with the accounts payable team for Europe, the Middle East and Asia (based in London) to get us "go live" ready for the transition onto our new ERP platform
  • Other project work and process improvements leading up to our transition to our new ERP system
  • Transition of currently out-sourced German entity accounting to in-house
  • Review of our control environment and establishment, documentation and coaching of best practices

Education and Experience required

  • 5-7 years post qualified of prior experience in a technical accounting role
  • Attainment of a relevant professional qualification (ACA or ACCA preferred)
  • Financial Services or Professional services experience desired

Benefits package:

  • Eligible for discretionary bonus
  • Gym on site
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 9% pension during probation and then 15% pension upon successful completion of probation
  • 25 days basic holiday entitlement
  • Life Cover - 4x basic salary
  • Income Protection Insurance - 75% basic salary
  • Health Assessment - full health MOT
  • Medical - AXA PPP
  • Dental - Bupa
  • Season ticket loan for travel

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice



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