Finance Legal Entity Controller

Posted 11 April 2023
Job type Contract/temporary
DisciplineFinancial ServicesAccountancy
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know

Matrix Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Finance Legal Entity Controller for our client in the financial services sector based in Dublin City Centre (hybrid role). 

In this role, you will be responsible for oversight for the assigned legal entity and provision of financial analysis and insight on the assigned legal entities. This is a legal entity finance role set at junior VP level.

This is a 6-month contract role with some potential to convert to permanency. This is a hybrid working model.


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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Working on the general ledger and monthly close process, analysing and identifying volatility, issues and threats and reporting on this information to the CFO

  • Ownership of the annual financial statements process for assigned entities

  • Ownership of centralized audit processes as allocated in year-end audit (eg. Bank confirmations)

  • Review and approval of daily reporting and monthly reporting

  • Oversight of results for certain legal entities over the month end close, escalate and resolve issues

  • Review of variance analysis produced by offshore team to provide meaningful analysis of different aspects on the legal entity financials

  • Review and approval of certain month end journals.

  • Quarterly Board pack reporting

  • Reporting analysis produced for a variety of stakeholders including the board of directors, internal management and in support of the regulatory reporting process.

  • Review of reconciliations for assigned legal entities

  • Maintain SOX, ICFR, ICRR documentation as required for assigned legal entities.

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

  • Ad hoc projects as required.


What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Qualified accountant with 3+ years PQE

  • Exposure to managing general ledger close process of a legal entity

  • Financial services and or banking experience preferred

  • Exposure to PeopleSoft/Oracle general ledgers desirable

  • Strong experience in managing a General Ledger and overseeing shared service processing

  • Technical accounting knowledge, with IFRS and US GAAP desirable.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Rena Weld on 087-4073431 or 059-9139070

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