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Financial Controller (Commodities/Trading)

  • Location: London, City of London
  • Salary: £400 - £500 per day
  • Job type: Temporary / Contract
  • Ref: ARGLEN0510
  • Recruiter: Aine Ruane

Marks Sattin have been engaged by one of the UK's largest commodities mining and trading companies to acquire a Financial Controller on a 6 month contract basis.

This is a diverse project management and accounting for a business in a wind down process.

The Financial Controller will be an integral part of the firm's finance team focused on managing all aspects of the finance function as well as managing various simultaneous projects and dealing with transferring employees at all levels including senior management.

The role sits within a small team in London and the scope includes working in a multi-jurisdictional Group requiring you to deal with diverse challenges on a daily basis.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Preparing monthly reporting into Group within required deadlines for each entity.
  • Responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of the wind down Group companies
  • Liaising with transferring employees at the Wind Down Group, the companies dept. and the acquiring Group when required - 3 month hand over period is envisaged from existing Financial Controller and team
  • Management of external audits
  • Adherence to TSA requirements including preparing consolidated financial statements and monthly reports

Experience and Qualifications:

  • ACA qualified with 5 years post qualified experience in a Financial Controller type role
  • Strong technical accounting background
  • HFM or Hyperion systems experience
  • Navision or similar accounting software experience
  • Commercial acumen relating to financial analysis
  • Experience of Audit Articles at one of the Big 4
  • Worked on a wind down process previously - preferential
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