Corporate Controller

£60k - £80k
Permanent
London
03 Dec 2019
BBBH748365

Corporate Controller

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Role objectives

The Corporate Controller will assume the responsibility and accountability for the integrity of the relevant Corporate balances, including SF expenses and Intercompany that form books and records at a General Ledger account split by profit centre or cost centre level.

The role will involve performing specific controlling roles with primarily a month end focus but including intra month controls focused on acting as the gatekeeper for how activities are captured in the books and records, furthermore they will be responsible for ensuring that all accounts are reconciled and substantiated and informing the users of this data that all control and substantiation processes have been completed.

The role will also be responsible for driving the continuous improvement agenda for Finance focusing on Accounting & Control processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Financial control and reconciliation of underlying General Ledger balances in SAP and substantiation of these balances.
  • Identifying, designing and implementing key SAP processes, eg allocations, accruals & reversal, intercompany reconciliations and pre-payments
  • Review month end timeline and drive reduction in close timeline and efficiencies across the month end process
  • Running relevant month end close procedures in line with the GL close timetable.
  • Accountable for the sign off of relevant Profit and Loss and Balance sheet accounts using the GL Sign off tool.
  • Supporting all other Finance teams by providing operational interface between Controlling team and Reporting functions, confirming that specific financial data is accurate, reconciled and complete in SAP. Additionally, provide evidence that all relevant data is underpinned by a rigorous governance process.
  • Interfacing with Business Planning & Reporting team on integrity of functional specific data, responding to queries and providing commentary to Business Planning & Reporting Business partners as required.
  • Leverage current IT systems and environment to promote the concept of self service and drive standardisation of reporting processes across the company.
  • Point of contact for other teams querying actual data in SAP, providing commentary as required.

Skills & Competencies

  • Experience working in Finance organisations in multiple functions/areas.
  • Working knowledge and experience of SAP ECC, SAP BW, finance processes and control environments.
  • Previous experience of working in a Controlling role.

Experience

  • Working knowledge of Finance control processes, preferably within a commodity trading environment

Education

  • Qualified accountant, working in financial control roles.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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