Financial Services

Financial Controller (Compensation)

Ref: 413| Posted: 25th Oct 2018

This vacancy is now closed
Financial Controller required to join our clients Cash Compensation Control group responsible for the financial control for all activities related to the firm’s compensation and benefits arrangements.
Our client is an Investment Bank with a world-class reputation for quality and service.  The talent and passion of its people has been critical to its ongoing success.  The company provides a strong foundation for building a professional career – a place for people to learn, to achieve and to grow, sharing a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and a strong team ethic.
  • The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a rounded commercial approach to controllership and analysis, with proven skills in insightful management reporting, analysis and sound technical accounting skills
  • Be confident in maintaining relationships across a variety of senior stakeholders and business areas.
  • Ability to manage team work load effectively and balance project, BAU delivery
  • Accountancy qualification (ACCA, CA or CIMA)
  • Have the flexibility required to work in a dynamic environment under tight deadlines
  • Senior lead managing all aspects of cash compensation accrual processes globally. - Responsible for managing key stakeholder relationships including HR, Tax, IT, Treasury, Business Unit Controllers, Accounting Policy and Legal Entity Controllers.
  • Ownership of the currency hedging and fx reval for global cash compensation accrual processes.
  • Responsible for managing production and delivery of all internal management reporting relating to compensation accruals, including global, regional, segmental and legal entity reporting.
  • Responsible for maintaining a strong control environment and oversight of all related documentation (including SOX compliance).
  • Act as global cash compensation risk lead with responsibility for coordinating the Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) process, SOX and external audit reviews.
  • Responsible for on-going process and system enhancements to improve efficiency and mitigate risk.
  • Participate in firm-wide and compensation specific projects, reporting to the functional senior management team as required.
  • Representing the function in wider office committees
  • The role reports into the group VP and manages a team of 4 qualified / part qualified accountants, including their career development and goal-setting
Competitive salary and benefits package