Deputy Financial Controller

Salary Band 5 £45,306 with incremental pay scale - £55,374 per annum + attractive benefits


We are currently seeking a Deputy Financial Controller.   This is a full-time, permanent position based in Stratford, East London.


Key accountabilities of the role:

  • Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will assist in delivering and overseeing robust financial processes and controls.
  • Managing the day to day activities of the financial services team, including the preparation of timely financial information, providing advice and guidance to the wider finance function and the business.
  • Supporting the Financial Controller in the preparation of the annual report and accounts for LLDC and its joint ventures.

The person:

  • Qualified accountant (i.e. CCAB) with relevant post-qualification experience.
  • A high level of technical accounting knowledge and skills.
  • Have a good understanding of IFRS and, ideally, the CIPFA Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting
  • Good understanding and practical experience of VAT, and other areas of tax, including (but not limited to) employment tax and corporation tax.
  • Proven experience of contributing to the preparation of statutory accounts and dealing with auditors.
  • A track record of successfully developing and improving financial controls and financial reporting
  • Experience of working with and influencing a wide range of delivery partners, internal and external senior stakeholders.


To find out more about this post please take a look at the full role profile here.  To apply for this position please complete an application form and submit to ahead of the deadline below.

The closing date for this position is 12 noon on Monday 19 January 2015

Interviews will be held on Friday 30th January 2015