Role Overview:

Key member of Finance team the role requires an experienced Financial Controller from the asset management industry who will support the CFO across a multitude of international entities in the emerging markets asset management space.

Main duties:

  • Preparation and completion of monthly management accounts with analysis and group reporting for multiple entities.
  • Preparation of expense, accrual, prepayment and bank journals for entry into SunAccount system.
  • Expense analysis and cash flow management
  • Management of Treasury activities, including liaison for all bank related issues, account maintenance and monthly bank reconciliations & cash/currency management.
  • Management of payments to suppliers in line with company control policies.
  • Full balance sheet reconciliations including collection of revenues and debtors
  • Ensure that relevant tax authority returns, including VAT and corporation taxes are submitted on time
  • Entity and group financial budgeting, forecasting and scenario analysis.
  • Preparation of statutory financial accounts to audit standard.
  • Managing the end of year audit process with external auditors.
  • Design and implementation of strict controls to ensure efficient and accurate business operations are in place in accordance with FCA and IFRS regulations.
  • Payroll processing and management including staff benefits.
  • Build key relationships with the senior stakeholders and the other departments
  • Adhoc projects covering a wide range of areas
  • Working at all levels of the finance function.

Education/ Experience/ Skills

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • General ledger systems knowledge & experience with a preference for SunAccount system
  • Experience of producing work to a high standard while managing a range of tasks simultaneously with competing deadlines
  • Proven experience in developing and producing effective monthly management reporting packs
  • Proven financial analysis-related experience with knowledge of financial accounting, financial analysis, financial modelling, planning, forecasting and management reporting.
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills with proven experience in interpreting and analysing financial information.
  • Experience in the preparation of statutory financial accounts with knowledge of international accounting standards and regulations pertaining to financial reporting
  • Knowledge and experience of FCA reporting
  • Entity and group financial budgeting, forecasting and scenario analysis experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to improve processes at all levels