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Legal Entity Control Accountant (Contract)

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Daily Rate Competitive
Type Temporary / Interim
Location City of London
Sector
Job Reference T9/NXS/28834
Contact Nirajan Selvarajah
Date posted 19-10-2018

Our client, a prestigious investment bank based in the City, is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their Finance team on a temporary basis.

The role
As a Legal Entity Controller you will take complete ownership of the financial reporting and monitoring across a wide range of legal entities. You will develop an in-depth understanding of these entities, including their business strategies, products and associated technical accounting and disclosure requirements. We're looking for a bright, driven professional to join our Legal Entity Controllers team, who is keen to use and develop their technical accounting skills to provide high quality reporting and analysis of our entities' assets and profitability in a challenging and varied environment.

Responsibilities
Preparation, analysis and presentation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting to senior management, directors, and other key stakeholders (predominantly under UK GAAP/US GAAP) Preparation and analysis of financial statements, including resolving complex technical accounting issues and disclosure requirements, and liaising with external auditors Take full ownership and become the subject matter expert (or Financial Controller equivalent) for entire legal entities, or significant processes for large entities, across many of the firm's different business lines Understanding the business and strategy of your entities, keeping up-to-date with business and market developments and communicating this effectively to key stakeholders Facilitating the quarterly consolidated reporting of the Goldman Sachs Group with regular interaction with Financial Reporting in New

The ideal candidate
Recently qualified accountant (ACA or equivalent)
Able to demonstrate technical accounting knowledge in your current area of expertise
Experience in preparation of audited financial statements under UK GAAP or IFRS an advantage
A track record of improving processes and adding value to clients/stakeholders

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