Assistant Financial Controller (FTC)

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH236938_1571217500

Ambition is currently working with an international law firm who are recruiting for an Assistant Financial Controller (12 month contract) to manage and develop the London Finance team as a commercially focussed department. The Assistant Financial Controller will manage a team of two and have the ability to deal with a high volume of work and meet deadlines. As an Assistant Financial Controller, you will be a good communicator and have high levels of interpersonal skills to motivate and inspire the Financial Accounting team

As the Assistant Financial Controller some of your responsibilities include:

  • Production of the annual audited Financial Statements
  • Managing the annual audit process, working closely with the audit team and liaising with the accountants in the Group offices
  • Preparation of the annual budget and business plan using SAP BPC
  • Reconciliation and maintenance of partner ledgers within the Elite general ledger (profit, drawings, tax reserves).
  • Preparation of annual partner compensation model
  • Annual preparation of forecast cash flows for partners drawings and distributions
  • Preparation of financial data for insurance renewals
  • Review and authorisation of office and client account payments
  • Managing the distribution of financial reports each month and the review of the Balance Sheet reconciliations received
  • Managing the reconciliation of various Elite general ledger control accounts
  • Managing the preparation and submission of Payment Practices reports
  • Managing the preparation of the monthly profit and loss account
  • Assisting in ensuring the smooth financial integration of current and future overseas operations
  • You will be involved in developing the Firm's new PMS - Elite 3E as well as Chrome River

To be successful in this Assistant Financial Controller position, some of the requirements include:

  • Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA) with significant years of experience
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP (ideally FRS102)
  • Experienced in team management
  • Previous experience with Elite Enterprise and/or Elite 3E is highly desirable but not essential
  • Experience of SAP BPC and Chrome River advantageous
  • Excellent Communication skills

If you fit the Assistant Financial Controller description above and are interested in a position where you will be valued, please apply with your updated CV.