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Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
London, England, City of London
Closing date
21 Mar 2024

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Your new company
A high growth FinTech SME based in the City of London

Your new role

  • Manage and maintain the general ledger and accounts payable processes
  • Ensure accurate recording and classification of financial transactions in compliance with IFRS
  • Lead the year-end audit being the key person for maintaining relationship with auditors
  • Further develop and implement robust financial control framework
  • Ensure tax reporting is complete and accurate and submitted on time
  • Identify, assess and mitigate operational risks within the finance team
  • Liaise with the second line risk team to ensure risks are correctly scored and risk attestations are updated and reviewed in a timely manner
  • GL replacement project to move from Sage to Netsuite
  • Responsible for the day to day management and development of 5 FT
  • Responsible for the team's wellbeing and improving engagement across the Financial Control team

What you'll need to succeed

  • A Chartered Accountant with strong experience in financial control in the financial services sector
  • Strong technical understanding of IFRS (in particular IFRS2 and IFRS9) with proven track record of first time adoption of standards
  • Ability to lead, develop and nurture a team
  • Highly comfortable with large, complex data sets
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in financial reporting
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with risk management processes

What you need to do now
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From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

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  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
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