A UK Bank are seeking an Interim Financial Controller to assist with BAU and improvement projects due to change and growth within the business. The company covers retail banking and has numerous product lines which have expanded over recent years. This opportunity offers a good level of challenge and is an opportunity to really make a difference.
You need to have solid experience in Banking or Financial Services and be available for a contract. This hands-on role will involve Management Reporting, Statutory reporting and FCA Reporting, entity reporting, Tax, Vat and all other aspects related to year end and quarter end reporting.
They are currently working from home and plan, when possible, to move to a hybrid work arrangement of 3 days in the office and two at home.
This will suit an experienced Finance Controller or Head of Reporting / Control. You will be someone who really enjoys the reporting and technical side of finance.
You will report to the Head of Finance, key duties include:
Responsibility for the preparation of management and statutory accounts
Accounts preparation for several entities – under IFRS
Support with all aspects of month end, quarter-end and year-end
Implementation and maintenance of a structured reporting timetable and appropriate reporting formats
Assist annual corporation tax and VAT returns
Liaison with external regulatory bodies; such as the FCA
Assist in all Board reporting
Drive improvements and change through new financial controls framework, MI reporting and tighter, smarter financial systems, controls and processes
Ad-hoc projects on a regular basis
to growth, alongside BAU tasks there is a need to make improvements and efficiency gains.
Please apply if you are a qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA ideally) with Banking/Financial Services or Specialist Lending experience and an Audit background.
You must have at least 5 years post qualified experience and be a proven leader who enjoys team development. The role will take a hands-on approach and will require you to liaise with senior partners/colleagues. Gravitas is key.
If you are an experienced Financial Controller, from Financial services and looking for a reporting based role in a great business, please do get in touch.