Legal Entity Controller Legal Entity Controller …

Tradition
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 May 20
£50,000 - 60,000
Tradition
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 21 May 20
£50,000 - 60,000
Tradition is the interdealer broking arm of Compagnie Financière Tradition and one of the world's largest interdealer brokers in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products. CFT is represented in over 28 countries, employing over 2,500 people.

Tradition is currently seeking to appoint a Legal Entity Controller to be based within the London office.

Main responsibilities within the Legal Entity Controller position include:
 

Month end reporting:

  • Carrying out all month end accounting postings in an efficient and accurate manner following a set timetable, including preparation of support cost entries, revenue share accruals, PSA / P11D accruals and processing of intercompany debit notes;
  • Ensuring the correct accounting treatment is applied on both BAU and ad hoc matters;
  • Analysing month on month and YTD variances and providing clear, accurate and meaningful commentary for key variances;
  • Preparing month end balance sheet reconciliations to good standard with appropriate back up support and commentary on key movements;
  • Calculating current and deferred tax provisions;
  • Preparing month end reporting packages for Group Finance;
  • Addressing queries from London Management and from Group Finance;
  • Liaising with overseas offices and ensuring all inter-company balances are agreed and any disputes resolved.

Half year and year end reporting:

  • Preparing HY and YE working papers for external auditors;
  • Addressing and resolving audit queries;
  • Preparing IFRS statutory workbooks at YE;

Business partnering:

  • Developing a good understanding of the business and its products;
  • Building a strong working rapport with the CEO, business managers and desk heads and acting as a first port of call for front office queries;
  • Communicating with desk heads on a regular basis and taking them through their desk performance results on a monthly basis;
  • Preparing other financial modelling / new product review on an ad hoc basis;
  • Involvement in the annual budget process

Other:

  • Preparing and maintaining process notes and legal entity standing files;
  • Maintaining and complying with internal controls and processes;
  • Assisting with the implementation of system and process changes;
  • Participating in small scale finance projects.

Key skills, experience and competencies required to be successful in this role:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Big four audit firm training desirable
  • Financial services experience preferable
  • Proficient systems knowledge
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills especially excel
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