Senior Financial Controller

£90000 - £100000 per annum
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SIMON TAYLOR

Role


An opportunity to join the Finance Function as a Senior Financial Controller has arisen as a result of increased reporting requirements and significant internal projects. Working in a team, your role will include over-seeing the financial control, management and regulatory reporting.
Responsible for the delivery of all financial aspects to enable the business to formulate appropriate strategies to achieve the corporate objectives.


Key Responsibilities

  • Initiate and co-ordinate the formulation of the business plans/budgets and monitor progress towards their achievement, drawing attention to important trends, and to opportunities to maximise earnings and to minimise risk
  • On a day to day basis and at the operational level responsible for the quality and accuracy of the reports produced by the finance function in London. As necessary improve understanding of finance and accounting issues by other division heads and staff within the Bank
  • Develop financial data and reports for business management in the form and at the frequency required by the Management committee/ALCO and assist the Head of Finance in reports required for the Head Office. Provide management information of a financial nature, and its interpretation for effective business decision making in the Bank to maximise return on business
  • As a certified individual under the SMR, ensure required steps are taken to comply with the SMR and all regulatory requirements.
  • Supervise the production of the regulatory returns including ensuring an appropriately detailed review of all regulatory returns are completed ahead of submission to CFO and/or externally.
  • Lead the production of the statutory financial statements and annual accounts of the Bank and to ensure these are prepared in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with statutory requirements and IFRS
  • Lead the preparation, update and maintenance of all policy and procedure manuals.
  • In conjunction with other business managers and functional heads, ensure that adequate accounting and other records and internal controls in the finance areas are maintained
  • Lead the production of all required documentation to support the SAO certification on an annual basis.
  • Co-ordinate the external audit function of books and records, and statutory and regulatory financial statements.
  • Assist the Head of Finance to Lead, motivate, and develop staff in the finance and accounting function


Skills & Qualifications

  • Professional qualification in accounting/finance discipline
  • Experience working at a similar level, within accounting, banking or auditing fields with line management experience, preferably in the financial services sector
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft products and database skills are highly desirable
  • Highly competent in communicating orally and in producing written reports.
  • An in depth knowledge of accounting standards and theory, and financial management principles and techniques, including planning, forecasting and budgeting, and the ability to apply them effectively in banking environment
  • Knowledge of UK taxation and regulatory requirements ( CRR, CRD IV)
  • Proficiency in making financial evaluations and judgments and an ability to present recommendations, both oral and written

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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