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Legal Entity Controller

Salary £55k to £60k
Type Permanent
Location London
Sector Finance & Accountancy
Job Reference T81/AXM/29945
Contact Andrew Mackay
Date posted 02-10-2018

Our client, a well established global broker. They are currently looking for a Legal Entity Controller candidate to permanently join their team in Canary Wharf. The successful candidate will be resposnisble for the financial reporting for legal entities, along with liasing with legal entities across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Key Responsibilities include:
• Understand fully the entities and the underlying the commercial drivers for responsible entities.
• Preparation of monthly/quarterly reports for responsible entities - highlighting key business MI to senior management
• Production of statutory accounts for required entities and to deal with auditors during the year end cycle
• Understand FX exposure contained within entities.
• Full Ownership for all month end closed accounts for multiple entities under your purview
• Co-ordinate the process of liquidating and dissolving redundant entities and restorations where appropriate.
• Provide ad hoc reporting to Senior Management.

Skills and experience required:
• ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualification – Circa 1-3 years PQE
• Experience of accounting issues for group structures i.e. acquisition accounting, goodwill and minority interest would be advantageous.
• Possess analysis skills to identify vulnerabilities and control weaknesses
• Understanding of UK GAAP, IFRS and principles of UK regulatory reporting. US GAAP also advantageous.
• Ability to evaluate issues and situations and make decisions with little need for upward reference.

Systems used:
• Oracle
• Hyperion Essbase
MS Excel

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AVP, Consultant