London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Full Time

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  • Date posted

    April 15, 2024

  • Closing date

    May 30, 2024

  • Offered salary


  • Career level


  • Qualification


  • Experience

    3 - 5 Years


Job Title: Financial Controller

Company Overview: Our client is a leading financial services provider based in the heart of London. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, they offer a comprehensive range of financial solutions tailored to meet the diverse needs of their clients. Their mission is to empower individuals and businesses to achieve their financial goals through sound strategies and exceptional service.

About the Role: Our client is searching for an experienced Financial Controller to join their dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of post-qualification experience in financial management, preferably within the financial services sector. Reporting directly to the CFO, the Financial Controller will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis. They will play a key role in ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and implementing best practices in financial governance. The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.


  • Manage the financial reporting process, including preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
  • Develop and maintain internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure accuracy of financial data
  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting process, providing insights and recommendations to support strategic decision-making
  • Conduct variance analysis and identify areas for cost optimization and revenue enhancement
  • Liaise with external auditors and regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with reporting requirements
  • Oversee cash flow management and treasury functions, including monitoring liquidity and investment activities
  • Mentor and develop finance team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • CPA, ACCA, or equivalent professional qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in financial management
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and regulatory standards (IFRS, UK GAAP)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in financial modeling and advanced Excel skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Prior experience in the financial services industry preferred

About You: You are a results-oriented financial professional with a proven track record of success in driving financial performance and implementing strategic initiatives. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess the ability to prioritize tasks and manage competing deadlines effectively. Your strong leadership skills and collaborative approach make you a valuable asset to any team.


  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement savings plan
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Dynamic and inclusive work environment
  • Convenient central London location with easy access to public transportation

Join our client's team and be part of a dynamic organization committed to excellence and innovation in financial services. Apply now to take the next step in your career as a Financial Controller.


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