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Russian Speaking Financial Controller, Central London

Industry Accountancy
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £55000 — £75000 per annum
Date 23 November 2021

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, diverse and experienced Russian speaking Financial Controller to join a private very well-established Family Office in Central London.

Main areas of responsibility:

Financial and Management Accounting

  • Cashflow planning and reporting
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Preparation of quarterly, annual and ad hoc management accounts to strict deadlines in the required format
  • Liaising with auditors on audit projects in the UK and abroad, supervising the completion of the audit projects
  • Completion of audit files, supervision and finalisation of the audit process
  • Reviewing tax computations prepared by external tax consultants in various Tax Jurisdictions
  • Reviewing UK VAT returns regular review of the effectiveness of existing accounting systems for group companies and individual clients with the view to improve the process of reporting

Corporate Structuring & Planning

  • Review of available financing options or suggestion for the new ones in respect of the new business acquisitions or sale
  • Evaluation of financial structures in respect of future performance results as well as tax risks for the new/ existing companies of the clients
  • Assisting legal department in preparation of the relevant legal finance documentation for the clients. Ensuring that all changes in the commercial terms of the loans are properly and timely reflected in the amendments to the loan agreements.
  • Review of the final drafts of all loan agreements to be signed by the clients and check of accuracy of balances noted
  • Assistance in preparation / or review of the flow charts supporting the client’s transactions and assessing necessary measures to provide for the funds flow according to the charts
  • Coordinating the work of external advisers in the UK and abroad, including tax consultants, auditors and accountants in respect of particular transaction
  • Preparation of management financial/ investment reports to the board on investments projects and returns, including report on investments
  • Tax structuring of various projects
  • Project management
  • Regular budget control of various projects
  • Compliance
  • Liaising with International and UK banks on behalf of the clients
  • Maintains and enhances effective interaction and communication with company’s counterparties (banks, professional firms, other regulated entities)
  • Being responsible for maintaining accurate KYC/ AML due diligence records on new and existing counterparts

Other work as it arises. This may include:

  • Management of the accounting team, including recruitment, job planning and staff planning
  • ACCA/CIMA/ ACA and general compliance management
  • Ad-hoc assistance with choosing appropriate training for the team and organising professional subscriptions;
  • Informing members of staff about latest developments in Accounting and changes in Tax legislation

Core competencies – Personal

You would be:

  • Russian – speaking ACCA/ CIMA/ ACA Member with strong interpersonal skills in dealing with both clients and colleagues
    3+ year of PQE
  • Able to organize and manage time and staff under management efficiently and effectively
  • Use initiative and suggest improvements to the work in management reporting and accounting constantly and timely keep manager informed of progress and potential problems including deadline overruns
  • Technically up to date (must meet Professional CPD requirements and participate in employer’s training program)

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