Group Financial Controller, Leading UK Investment Manager

London, England, United Kingdom
GBP140000 - GBP170000 per annum + Bonus (up to 100%) + LTIP
11 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time

Carnegie Consulting is delighted to be the exclusive recruiter for this exciting role. Our client is a leading UK investment manager with its head office in central London. With over £20bn in AUM, this firm is a significant player in its space and continues to grow and prosper. A highly experienced Group Financial Controller is sought to manage the overall Financial Control function. This role will have 5 direct reports and itself reports directly to the Group CFO.

The Role:

  • Lead the Financial Control function with responsibility for Finance Operations, Financial Reporting, Capital Management, Tax and the Control Environment
  • Overall purpose is to deliver the CFO's strategy through the reporting lines
  • This role will have a significant Change element to it, involving regular review and change of systems and processes
  • Managing the implementation of robust Financial Controls and procedures
  • Managing a team of highly experienced technicians and working closely with them to help them grow and develop, both professionally and personally
  • Day-to-day responsibilities includes the management and oversight of all Financial Operations, including AR, AP Expenses, Cash Management and Ledgers
  • Overseeing the production of statutory accounts for all Group companies
  • Production of the Group Budget
  • Responsibility for the preparation of the Annual Report, including the consolidated reporting of the Group companies
  • A full job spec can be provided upon request


  • You will be a highly experienced Finance professional, a fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • A proven track record of leading and managing teams, across different locations
  • You must have relevant and significant experience working in a regulated Financial Services business (Insurance and Investment Management most likely)
  • Possess excellent knowledge of UK statutory reporting requirements
  • Demonstrable ability to influence and manage change
  • Possess excellent, all-round, communication skills
  • Have strong commercial acumen, be highly analytical and be a positive thinker

The Opportunity:

  • Perfect opportunity to develop your career further
  • Work under and be mentored by an extremely experienced and energetic CFO
  • A chance to influence and manage meaningful change and leave a positive legacy
  • An excellent remuneration package includes a highly competitive salary and up to discretionary 100% bonus package

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