Assistant Financial Controller
£50000 - £60000 + Bonus + Benefits
Central London

They are a global securities house with offices in London, Europe, North America and Asia offering services in Execution, Research and Equity Capital Markets.

Reporting to the Financial Controller working in a compact finance function, the role is wide ranging but will also focus on managing the commission processes and also improving them.

  • Manage the entire brokerage commissions process, from trade level detail through to salesman commission calculation and monthly BNP and Crest cash reconciliation;
  • Prepare monthly management accounts and reporting packs for UK and Asia corporate entities;
  • Manage Accruals and pre-payments; monthly balance sheet reconciliation including fixed asset, inter-co; debtor and creditor reconciliations;
  • File monthly FSC returns for Asia corporate entity;
  • Assist with preparation of FCA Balance Sheet, P&L, COREP and Asset Encumbrance returns for UK entity;
  • Manage salary reconciliations and commissions;
  • Assist with audit and preparation of annual statutory accounts for the group entities;
  • Assist with the management and training of the Accounts Payable & Receivable Manager with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable duties, bank reconciliations and commission functions;
  • Preparing management information dashboards & board reports;
  • Assist the Financial Controller and other members of the finance team as required;
  • Help prepare quarterly VAT, including partial exemptions;

To be considered for this role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Strong academic background; ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified.
  • Previous experience of preparation of accounts
  • Advanced Excel skills and good Word and PowerPoint skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Numerate and methodical with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Able to deal with occasional high volumes of work within limited timeframes;