Interim Personnel Expenses Controller - Banking

  • GBP500 - GBP700 per day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Temporary, Full time
  • Michael Page Financial Services.
  • 13 Mar 19

Our client is actively seeking an Interim Personnel Expenses Controller - Banking, to work as part of the costing team within an international bank to support driving operational efficiency.

Our client is a multinational Banking and Financial Services firm looking to onboard a long term contractor as an Interim Personnel Expenses Controller - Banking.

Description

As the Interim Personnel Expenses Controller - Banking, you will be part of cost management and analytics team that focusses on the control and reporting of the EMEA costbase. You will be responsible for:

  • Managing and owning Region's Compensation and benefits expenses, month-end accruals of all portfolios, broader understanding key variances around compensation lines, chargeback and settlement process
  • Stakeholder engagement and interaction with HR, Country Controllers, head of functions and Global PE Control group based abroad to ensure right level of coordination for other Personnel Expenses controllers
  • Active participation in the global / regional initiative and in projects addressed to optimize the processes related costing controllership

Profile

As the Interim Personnel Expenses Controller - Banking, you will have:

  • Relevant accountancy qualification (CIMA/ACA/ACCA)
  • Previous exposure to PE accounting / subject matter expertise within Comp and Benefits space, management reporting, understanding of deferrals etc. in the environment of financial services/ Banks
  • Multiple systems user exposure, including advanced Excel knowledge (including lookups, pivot tables, macros etc), PowerPoint and exposure to Hyperion/Essbase would be advantageous
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to develop relationships with the business and with stakeholders in various global locations in both finance and non-finance
  • Strong work ethics as the nature of role is to deal highly confidential information
  • Ability to deliver accurate and reconciled presentations and reporting, coupled with ability to understand context of their output
  • Ability to convey financial information to non financial stakeholders in a clear and succinct manner
  • Innovative attitude with desire to improve processes and procedures where they see opportunities to use any digitization tool
  • High attention to detail, with an ability to manage multiple tasks, tight deadlines and strong problem solving skills

Job Offer

Attractive day rate, for a role that is detail orientated around expenses control, along with senior stakeholder engagement responsibility on an attractive day rate for 6-12 months based in the City of London