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Financial Control Manager

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Consultant:

    Hayley Cox

  • Email:

    hayley.cox@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    918274_1597928096

  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-07

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Accountabilities:

  • Continual development and evolution of quality finance processes and procedures to:
     
    • Support business change and growth
    • Implement and embed financial controls
    • Implement key financial improvement projects
  • Drive assessment, documentation and challenge finance risks, controls and mitigating actions
  • Support documentation of all finance policies and procedures, underpinned by a best practice financial control framework
  • Challenge fellow global finance team members to improve practices, controls and documentation
  • Support the adoption of new internal and external auditors
  • Report on the performance of the finance team to operate the financial control framework via the development of processes to test effectiveness of identified key financial control
  • Develop global financial control framework, reporting and build relationships with acquired subsidiaries
  • Pivot role in the adoption of new entities via M&A, including due diligence on their existing policy framework and risks. Collaborative working to align with group framework.
  • Act as mentor and trainer to wider finance team, in particular less experienced members of the team, to ensure they understand financial control importance and best practice
  • Establishment of a team to ensure we continue to operate as best in
    class following regional, product and acquisitional growth
  • Ad hoc duties which often arise
  • Work across teams, both finance and other functions within the group, to ensure financial control driven through:
    • Finance project development
    • Regional expansion
    • New product development
    • Trading platforms
    • Data flows

Skills and Abilities:

  • Qualified accountant, with varied experience
  • Background in developing, documenting and testing financial controls
  • Experience of managing and developing a team
  • Experience of the Financial Services sectors would be preferable
  • Hands on approach with ability to get into the detail and understand complex transactions and decide how to account for them properly
  • Experience of multi-currency and international business would be advantageous
  • Can-do attitude with a willingness to learn and develop
  • Comfortable working in an ever-evolving environment resulting in continual change
  • Acts with honesty and integrity
  • Curious and resourceful - seeks out difficult questions and finds solutions
  • Resilient, able to learn from mistakes and move forward
  • Flexible, adaptable and able to deal with ambiguity
  • Collaborative, thrives when working towards shared goals