Financial Controller

Spring Technology (Corp)
68000.00 - 70000.00 GBP Annual + + Benefits
13 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
An experienced Financial Governance and Control Specialist is required by a Financial Services company, based in the City of London.

This role will involve a core focus on financial governance and control, through insight, best practise and innovation, to help the business achieve its overall vision and Value for Money objective.

*Manage & monitor the financial governance and control environment, including policies, standards and processes.
*Responsible for all policies owned by Finance, ensuring they are reviewed and approved on a timely basis and that they are fit for purpose for the business and needs.
*Monitor compliance with policies owned by Finance ensuring that any breaches and exceptions are approved and recorded by the Policy Owner and reported to the Corporate Governance Partner.
*As the Risk Champion within Finance, ensure that the Finance Risk Register details all Finance related and owned risks and that identified risks are mitigated by relevant and documented controls.
*Assist the Finance department in developing robust and effective controls for any new risks emerging from changes to processes.
*Document the residual risk scores and the effectiveness of identified controls.
*Conduct thematic reviews of Finance and Procurement to assure adherence to policy and procedures and that stated controls are effective. Report findings to CFO and Finance Heads regularly.
*Support the Accounting Officer attestations required by HM Treasury in the Annual Report & Accounts and for HMT Group accounts consolidation.

*Fully qualified Accountant (highly desirable) with evidence of CPD
*Excellent stakeholder management skills
*Excellent attention to detail
*A persuasive and influential champion of Finance and expert in areas of pragmatic governance and controls, including financial controls
*Demonstrable success working in a high quality and demanding Finance team
*Significant experience of producing and communicating complex ideas to a variety of audiences in a compelling manner
*Advanced Excel skills
*Significant experience of IT and accounting systems, such as SUN

Financial Governance and Control Specialist - City of London - Permanent - Financial Services - GBP65k - GBP70k per annum plus bonus and benefits

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.