Accountancy/Finance
Glasgow

Legal Entity Controller

Ref: 419| Posted: 2nd Nov 20182018-11-02

Our client, an Investment Bank based in Glasgow, require a Legal Entity Controller.  You will be the main point of contact for all matters arising on the entities with responsibility for the management and oversight of financial information as well as ownership of all reporting and control processes. You will also be required to engage with and support a wide range of stakeholders in the firm.
 
ABOUT OUR CLIENT
 
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 APPLICANT
  • Able to demonstrate a rounded commercial approach to reporting and controllership, with proven skills in chasing issues through many layers to discover root causes, and be confident in building relationships across a wide variety of stakeholders and business areas.
  • As associate, you will be responsible for demonstrating an ability to manage your work load effectively, develop practical solutions to problems whilst balancing multiple issues and priorities appropriately
  • Able to demonstrate strong analytical, organisational and documentation skills
  • Professional qualification (CA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills and be proficient in data mining and summarising and presenting themes and results in a meaningful format
  • Able to build good relationships with stakeholders and contribute to projects which impact a variety of business and finance areas
  • Highly numerate with a close attention to detail, and demonstrate a strong commitment to developing your own skills
  • Have the flexibility required to work in a dynamic environment under tight deadlines
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Preparation of financial statements under various GAAPs including liaison with auditors
  • Preparation of other compliance reporting including submissions to the US Federal Reserve Preparation of monthly management packs for the Business Unit, providing variance analysis and commentary
  • Perform monthly due diligence to ensure integrity of financial information
  • Ability to present financial information in both written and verbal communication to senior management
  • Liaison with other internal groups including Tax, Company Secretarial, Bank Resource Management and Treasury on Legal Entity matters
  • Supporting Legal Entity initiatives within the firm and involvement in projects impacting the legal entities supporting the UK group.
 
REMUNERATION PACKAGE ON OFFER 
 
Competitive salary and benefits package