Posted on: 2019-02-05

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Financial Services

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The Financial Controller is a permanent position based with Lloyds of London Broker who have built up a good reputation in the market based on excellent service and credibility.

As Financial Controller, you will be reporting to the Finance Director with 3 direct reports. Your remit will include the preparation of timely, accurate Monthly Management and other Financial Information for the Finance Director for presentation to the Board. You will lead the Finance team, and take responsibility for the financial control and transaction processing within the Group, heading up the day to day activities. You may also be required to work closely with various other members of the senior management team on ad hoc projects

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, Ledgers, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition

  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances

  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements

  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting

  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance

  • Support month-end and year-end close process

  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting

  • Maintain and strengthen internal controls


  • Fully qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) with a least 2 years post qualification experience

  • Strong focus on controls and processes and a high attention to detail

  • Up-to-date technical skills and confident preparing UK statutory accounts

  • The ability to work closely with external advisers

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills - you will engage with colleagues on a daily basis and you'll need to ensure processes and standards are being followed

  • Strong people manager who can evidence development of staff

  • Confidence to challenge the Finance Director whilst maintaining a positive working relationship

  • Experience in the insurance industry / FCA regulated environment.

If you have the relevant skillset and are interested in the role of Financial Controller, do submit your CV.

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Hudson is part of Morgan Philips Group and is a leading provider of permanent recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.


Tom Harrington
+44 207 187 6313
53-64 Chancery Lane
WC2A 1QS London
United Kingdom

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