Altus Partners is leading the search for a Financial Controller in a newly created appointment for an investment management business with multiple strategies and high growth areas. This will report directly into the Head of Finance with a dotted line to the CFO and one direct report.
The position will be hands-on and offer a very broad remit of commercial responsibility. This will be ideal for a Finance Manager level accountant looking to step up and take more responsibility, – including the development of FP&A models, KPIs for regular monitoring and other analytics to provide high value business insight, transformation, treasury and people development.
You will fundamentally be responsible for the day-to-day management of all the Corporate Entities and Divisional Reporting.
Modelling impact of strategic initiatives Statutory, Tax and Regulatory
Prepare annual statutory accounts and manage the audit process
Review all existing processes, recommending and implementing enhancements where appropriate to ensure that robust processes and control are embedded to allow to move towards an error free environment.
Lead, support and help develop the Management Accountant as required
Provide timely and accurate monthly management accounts to the Group and separate Divisions
Prepare best-in-class monthly finance reports for Internal Executive Committees and Subsidiary Boards
Robust reporting of costs and key performance measurements, ensuring these are accurate and fully reconciled to financial data, while ensuring correct accounting policies are in place and being adhered to for cost recognition
Prepare a forward-looking cashflow for weekly and monthly reporting
Liaise with relationship managers on managing FX exposure and hedging
Prepare the annual budget and 3 year target
Prepare monthly P&L forecasts for business and operating divisions; close liaison with business lines and Head of Departments on expectations
Excellent academic record
ACCA/ACA/Chartered Accountant, 5-8 years + PQE
Commercial sense and interest in more than just the numbers
Hands-on accounting experience