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UK Banking Controller

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location Manchester
Sectors UK & Regional
Finance & Accountancy
Job Reference UK01/SJH/26148
Contact Sam Havis
Date posted 01-06-2017

A leading financial services company is looking for a Senior Legal Entity Controller, reporting to the UK Controller, covering all UK entities.

Responsibilities will include:

Working closely with the auditors over the reporting cycle for both the US Group audit and local statutory audit.
Maintaining a robust control environment.
Management of a team of 4 accountants as well as indirect leadership provided to other teams within the Manchester office.
Ensuring the general ledger is complete, accurate and reflects the correct application of GAAP & Corporate Accounting Policies
The role will maintain relationships with the relevant management committees including sitting on the committee itself for the European Bank.
Represent UK Controllers at management committee and other governance meetings
Present legal entity financial information– principal focus will be statutory and regulatory reporting.
Review reporting (statutory accounts, Board packs, Rep letters, ICAAPs, regulatory returns, capital and liquidity dashboard, seed capital) SOX and Internal audit Compliance

Skills required:

Fully qualified accountant
Experience in the Financial Services industry
Strong leadership and management skills are essential
Controls oriented with a background in working with offshore service centres
Strong stakeholder management
Able to drive significant change

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