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HM Land Registry Jobs 2023 – Financial Controller

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Here at HM Land Registry, we are looking for a Financial Controller to join our team. You will join us on a full-time basis and in return,you will receive a competitive salary of £65,704 per annum (Croydon £70,033 per annum).

This Financial Controller role can be based at any of the locations below:

Birkenhead, North West England, CH41 6DU: Croydon, London (region), CR0 2AQ: Coventry, West Midlands (England), CV1 3BH: Durham, North East England, DH1 5TR: Weymouth, South West England, DT4 9TT: Gloucester, South West England, GL1 1DQ: Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire and the Humber, HU2 8JN: Leicester, East Midlands (England), LE3 5DR: Nottingham, East Midlands (England), NG1 7AU: Peterborough, East of England, PE1 1QF: Plymouth, South West England, PL6 5WS: Warton, North West England, PR4 1TE: Swansea, Wales, SA7 9FQ: Telford, West Midlands (England), TF3 4LR

As our Financial Controller, you will lead the provision of finance and accountancy services, including the provision of accurate and timely financial information for decision making and supporting the development of our financial systems and transaction teams.

Responsibilities As Our Financial Controller

  • Leading the development of the finance Governance rules and skills across the organisation ensuring HMLR has the skills to manage the regulatory environment and senior stakeholders are aware of the key financial Governance controls
  • Developing the Executive Board reporting to provide insightful information and manage the ongoing in year reporting relationship with HM Treasury
  • Supporting and developing relationships with key stakeholders such as HM Treasury
  • Driving forward the maturity of HMLR’s finance function, working with the Cabinet Office to ensure we deliver a world class finance function in line with the Central Government Finance operating model
  • Leading and setting the strategy for HMLR financial systems
  • Directing the development and management of an appropriate financial delegation and control framework, working with others to ensure consistent and rigorous deployment across Land Registry
  • Production of high quality, compliant Annual financial statements and Whole of Government Accounts and other government returns
  • Leading responsibility for all aspects of the General Ledger, including a chart of accounts, banking, VAT, Fixed Asset Register, reconciliations
  • Advising on issues relating to the application of the FREM, IFRS and MPM (Managing Public Money)
  • Supporting the annual planning and SR processes, working with Strategy colleagues and Finance Business Partners to ensure a single coherent approach to standard setting, business planning and budget setting

What We Are Looking For In Our Financial Controller

  • Fully qualified CCAB accountant (or internationally recognised equivalent) and member of a CCAB accountancy body
  • Excellent Excel skills and working knowledge of accounting software
  • Recent hands-on experience with financial accounts closedown and production
  • Experience across a range of roles including financial accounting, financial management and reporting
  • Substantial experience in leading and managing teams
  • Recent hands-on experience with financial accounts closedown and production

Benefits Of Becoming Our Financial Controller

We offer very competitive terms, conditions, and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training, and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible/hybrid working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

It is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated and we’re committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve. Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan.

To continue your application for our Financial Controller role, please click ‘Apply’ now.

Apply before 23:55 on Sunday 23rd October 2023



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