Financial Controller - Italian Speaker

Job Title: Financial Controller - Italian Speaker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -112018-219077
Contact Name: Mark Lawson
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2019 10:26

Job Description

We are currently working in partnership with a leading Banking Group who are seeking a new Financial Controller to join their finance team based in London to oversee the financial accounting for one of their European branches.

The role will entail working within the UK Group Finance team, where you will report into the Financial Reporting Manager to ensure all the financials for their Italian European office are completed within agreed deadlines.

For this Financial Controller role your responsibilities will include :

  • Providing Management reports on all liquidity, P&L's and reserves within the branch
  • Complete Monthly reporting for across Compliance, Bank Provisions, Tax issues, and operational risks.
  • Control the GL Account and ensure costs, accruals and prepayments are up to date
  • Take ownership of the month end processes, annual accounts and produce the annual accounts
  • Oversee the day to day controls including Balance sheets and Profit and Loss

Your key skills required for this Financial Controller role will be :

  • Qualified Accountant ( ACA / ACCA or equivalent)
  • Proven history within a Banking environment including sub-branch and European directives
  • Ideally with knowledge of the Italian Banking sector including tax laws and compliance regulations.
  • Be an analytical thinker, who is results driven and who can forward plan
  • A clear communicator at all levels, capable of speaking both Italian and English.

This is an opportunity to join a growing business to work within a multicultural environment and to gain further experience to enhance your career development.