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Assistant Financial Controller

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 22/07/2019
  • Job reference: PDE

LMA Recruitment are working with a renowned insurance business in the heart of Central London. Due to a new hire in their senior executive space, they have a vacancy to support this member with financial accounting in the form of an Assistant Financial Controller position.

LMA Recruitment have been working with this firm for some time and are delighted to be working alongside them again for what is going to be a critical role in their team. They are seeking an Assistant Financial Controller for a contract of 3 months to support them with reporting and reconciliation review, along with business partnering with various other non-finance related divisions to find discrepancies and act upon them from a financial standpoint.

Key relevant criteria for the role includes:

  • Reconciliation of 2019 YTD data to review the existing financials
  • Create a process for regular reconciliation between front end and the ledgers for multiple entities and multiple systems
  • Build relationships with the Business and Operations to be able to investigate reconciliation differences.
  • Assist in review the processes for the quarter close and Group deliverables
  • Map out the data flow through the Speciality entities
  • Participate and support the project to simplify quarter close
  • Support development of accounting policy where needed
  • Work effectively with the Speciality Finance team and build relationship with Group Finance
  • Build relationships with IT and the business to get the necessary data to investigate issues

LMA Recruitment are seeking candidates with the following background and experience:

  • ACA/ACCA fully qualified, preferably from an audit background
  • 3+ years post-qualified experience
  • Sun systems experience an advantage
  • Ability to hit the ground running and high communication levels to partner with finance and non-finance divisions
  • Strong technical capabilities in order to report and review reconciliations effectively

This 3 month contract is offering a pro-ratad annual salary equivalent of £52,000-£60,000. If you are immediately available and looking for a role to see you through the Summer, the client will move quickly so is looking to interview this week with a view to start next week.

Get in touch today with your most up to date CV if you are keen to apply.

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