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Our client is a global macro hedge fund firm. The firm runs hedge fund, private equity and real estate strategies in developed and emerging markets.
The Financial Controller will manage a small team of accountants with respect to controlling a centralised group finance function. The FC will report to the Head of Finance.
• Qualified chartered accountant with a minimum of 3 years PQE
• Blue chip/financial services environment background.
• Ability to excel in a highly pressurised, fast paced environment.
• Ability to multi-task and appropriately prioritise whilst ensuring adherence to deadlines to a high professional standard.
• High level of practical problem solving, initiative, and a commitment to the delivery of superior professional standards is essential.
• Manage the financial administration, and accounting control processes and procedures of the Finance Team.
• Ability to improve imperfect processes or implement new processes to continually increase efficiency and quality.
• Managing a small team of accountants.
• Exposure to a broad range of accounting and technical complexity and will have experience of various GAAPs and tax frameworks.
• Experience of consolidation and having worked in multi- currencies is preferred.
• Clear, concise and effective communication (verbal and written) to senior management
• Strong work ethic with a ‘can do’ attitude
• Willingness to work in a small group and deal with tasks that may be delegated in a larger organisation.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Excellent excel skills a bonus.
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