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|Salary||£55k to £60k|
|Sector||Finance & Accountancy|
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.
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