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  • FP – Assistant Controller

    Salary: bonus
    Opening Date: 25/06/2018
    Location: ,
    Reference: FPA/ESS/DV

    FP&A – Assistant Controller


    I am currently looking for an experienced and qualified accounts person, to come and join my client in Essex. You would ideally have an ACCA qualification, and strong experience with IFRS accounting. Ideally within a Banking, Finance industry. My client is looking for a confident individual who wishes to progress their career further in this field. A well organised communicator, with GAAP and SAP experience. Looking at a grade 7 level.


    * Direct interface with other departments at market level and the EMEA FP&A/CAO and Treasury team; manage relation with JV or Vendor partners ensuring reliable, timely and accurate information flow
    * Liaise with other business leaders to ensure sharing of information and deep/complete understanding of business variances and trends
    * Month end closing process including reporting of P&L, Balance Sheet and commercials
    * Assure reliability and integrity of the monthly/quarterly results reported in the official reports in accordance with IFRS and US GAAP
    * Monthly variance analysis vs main reference scenarios (budget, forecasts)
    * Produce, maintain and develop financial reports with KPI’s for areas such as new business, margin, cost of funding, other operating income, Risk costs, Roll on Rentals analysis and any other key business area
    * SG&A (overheads) monthly accrual and actual analysis and monitoring
    * Responsibility of Forecast and Budgeting processes
    * Ensure appropriate controls are in place also through the execution or review of balances reconciliations
    * Direct interface with treasury to control and manage proper company funding and appropriate math funding in place and in line with Group policies; monitor JV funding trends
    * Liaise with tax departments any aspect related to taxation reporting and tax impacts on reporting and statutory accounts
    * Direct interface with Group shared accounting service centre located in Belgium and control of their activities
    * Support and coordinate the drafting of year end statutory accounts
    * Intercompany reconciliations for Group systems loading purposes and consolidation eliminations
    * Internal and external auditors support with reference to reporting matters/data


    * University degree in business administration
    * 2-3 years of previous experience in bank, financial services or auditing/consulting firm
    * Previous experience in Finance Financial Services will be a plus
    * Strong Knowledge of IFRS accounting (and possibly US GAAP); ACCA certification will be a plus
    * Fluency in English; fluency in Italian or French or German will be a plus
    * Good knowledge of MS Office tools (advanced Excel); strong skills on excel pivot tables (and Vlookup) and data interrogation / matching techniques; good knowledge of SAP
    * Cross process view and problem solving attitude; proactive in finding solutions
    * Self-Committed, proactive and cross functional team-working attitude
    * Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

    Pleaae ONLY apply should you have the relevant experience.

    If interested in this role, please email your CV to danielle@thcrecruitment.co.uk

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