Group Financial Controller

Robert Half
£400 - £450 per day
15 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
Emma Howard
Contract type
Full time

Robert Half Financial Services are currently working with an Insurance firm based in Central London helping them source a Group Financial Controller for 6 months.


As Group Financial Controller you shall supporting the wider finance team, helping prepare for yearend accounts and the ongoing BAU work. The business has been through a period of change, both strategically and in the finance team, so having someone proactive with a strong focus on controls in imperative.

As Group Financial Accountant your main responsibilities will include

  • Production of statutory accounts and associated notes for all of the entities
  • Review of consolidated management accounts and board reports
  • Reacting to changes in ownership within the group, adjusting reporting packs as necessary
  • Manage annual budget process and regular re-forecasting process
  • Manage the monthly closure of general ledgers for the entities, including cashbook postings, schedule preparation, reconciliations, journal processing and inter-company matrix
  • Maintain an understanding of and complies with all relevant FCA / PRA / Lloyd's regulatory requirements and other relevant regulatory requirements


Required Experience and Skills:

  • 5+ years post qualified experience within a regulated environment
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience within insurance highly desirable

Required Characteristics:

  • High energy, positive attitude, professional and mature
  • Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team
  • Proven ability to prioritise multiple tasks, set goals and meet deadlines
  • Self-directed and motivated

Salary & Benefits

Rate: £400 - £450 per day.

Location: Central London

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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