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Financial Controller

  • Location: West End, London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 17/09/2019
  • Job reference: CRO59496

The firm is a leading European Hedge Fund Manager bringing together portfolio managers who pursue different investment strategies under a single corporate umbrella. The business concept is to offer well diversified asset management on a shared goal of generating a good risk-adjusted absolute return regardless of the performance of capital markets.

The Role

This will be a cradle-to-grave corporate accounting role and while broad in remit, will require a hands-on personality to be able to get stuck in and deal with all elements of corporate finance.

  • Accounts preparation
  • UK Regulatory Reporting
  • Managing relationships with external advisors (audit, tax and payroll), incl overseeing the annual audit
  • Corporation Tax / VAT returns
  • Dealing with other cost-related duties (Accounts payable, Group service charges etc)
  • Liquidity management and reporting
  • Management Reporting (MI) - producing and presenting to the COO and Board of Directors
  • Ad-Hoc Project work - this will include driving process improvements
  • There will also be opportunity to take on value-add work such as Financial forecasting reviews and having an input in the related decision-making process.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant (open on background and qualification) with strong analytical skills
  • At least 5+ years of experience in a financial services company
  • Knows how to create both LLP and Corporate accounts
  • Knows how to handle multi-currency and inter-company transactions
  • Hands-on and non-precious mentality
  • Broad accounting experience from Financial Services
  • Strong systems (accounting) skills incl Excel
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to deliver process improvements

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