Legal Entity Controller - Banking Team
Manchester, , United Kingdom
11h ago

Job Purpose :

Thisrole is within the UK Controllers team and will be based in Manchester

TheUK Controllers Team are involved in all aspects of LE reporting includingstatutory financial statements, internal reporting (to management and to theBoards) and local GAAP accounting.

The remit of the team is oversight, analysisand communication around the legal entities assigned to them. The team isalso responsible for managing the external audit process.

TheLegal Entity Controller is specifically responsible for the following :

Oversight for the assigned legal entity.This includes being the formal point ofcontact for the entity from a Finance perspective

Provision of financial analysis / insight onthe assigned legal entities

Communication of results and issues bothverbally and in written form

Coordination with audit (internal / external)and SOX teams as required.

Keyresponsibilities relate to the production and or review of daily, monthly,quarterly and annual reporting in both local and US GAAP.

Key responsibilities : Statutory Financials

Statutory Financials

Ownership of the annual financial statementsprocess for assigned entities

Provide guidance and review for work producedby the offshore team

Ownership of centralised audit processes e.g.directors’ emoluments


Review and approval of BNYM London Branchdaily reporting

Monthly Reporting :

Oversight of results for certain legalentities over the month end close, escalate and resolve issues.

Review of variance analysis produced byoffshore team to provide meaningful analysis of different aspects on the legalentity financials

Review and approval of certain month endjournals.

Quarterly Board pack reporting

Reporting analysis produced for a variety ofstakeholders including the board of directors, internal management and insupport of the regulatory reporting process.


Review of IFRS reconciliations for assignedlegal entities

Maintain SOX, ICFR, ICRR documentation asrequired for assigned legal entities.

Payment practice and permanence reporting,semi-annual scoping review.

Ad hoc projects as required.

Person Specification / Qualifications :

Qualified accountant with audit and accountspreparation experience.

Financial services and or banking experiencepreferred

Exposureto PeopleSoft general ledgers desirable

Strong technical accounting knowledge, withIFRS deemed essential; US GAAP exposure would also be desirable.

Academic / Professional Qualifications

Accounting qualification (ACA / CIMA / ACCA)

Core Competencies :

Highly motivated, adaptable, flexible andproactive

Excellent communicator who is able toarticulate key messages

Ability to collaborate across Finance and thewider organisation

Able to work in a complex global organisation

Strong decision maker, responsible andaccountable for their deliverables


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