Funding and Balance Sheet Controller

Our client, a leading investment bank, is looking for a Funding and Balance Sheet Controller to join their team in London.

Are you a skilled and experienced Funding and Balance Sheet Controller looking to take the next step in your career? A leading investment bank in London is currently seeking a talented individual to join its team as a controller.

You will take ownership of the financial reporting and monitoring across a wide range of legal entities. You will develop an in-depth understanding of these entities, including their investments, business strategies, and associated technical accounting requirements.

We’re looking for a bright, driven professional to join our controllers team, who is keen to use and develop their technical accounting skills to provide high-quality reporting and analysis of our entities’ assets and liabilities in a challenging and varied environment.

As a Funding and Balance Sheet Controller, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s balance sheet, ensuring accuracy and compliance with financial regulations. You will work closely with senior management to provide strategic financial guidance and support decision-making processes.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance and accounting, with a proven track record of success in a similar role. You must possess excellent analytical skills and attention to detail, as well as the ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who enjoy working in a strong team-focused culture and are motivated by opportunities for challenging stretch assignments.

You will receive continuous training, both formal and informal, to ensure your ongoing professional development and have exposure to and support from senior members of our team from the outset

This is a contract position with the possibility to extend/permanent.

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, this role offers the opportunity to work for a reputable company with a strong commitment to employee development and career progression. You will have the chance to collaborate with talented professionals and make a real impact on the company’s financial performance.

Main Duties:

  • Preparation, analysis, review and presentation of daily, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting to senior management, directors, and other key stakeholders under US GAAP and IFRS
  • Preparation and analysis of financial statements, including resolving complex technical accounting issues and disclosure requirements, and liaising with external auditors (predominately under IFRS)
  • Take full ownership and become the subject matter expert for certain secured funding tax and reporting requirements
  • Understand the impact of regulatory developments and proactively work to identify solutions (e.g. NSFR)

Skills and Experience:

  • Recently qualified accountant – ACA or equivalent
  • Able to demonstrate technical accounting knowledge in your current area of expertise
  • Experience in preparation of audited financial statements under USGAAP or IFRS an advantage
  • A track record of improving processes and adding value to clients/stakeholders

If you are a motivated and ambitious individual with a passion for finance and a desire to excel in your career, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Don’t miss out on this exciting chance to take your career to the next level and apply for the Controller Balance Sheet role in London today.

To be considered for this position, please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Please only apply if you have the right to work in the UK and are happy with a contract role.

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Location: London

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