Head of Finance, Compliance and Administration

Mayfair, London
Full time equivalent of £100k per annum +bonus +25 days holiday, pro rated to days worked
28 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type


Vermilion Partners is an investment banking firm focused on China. Founded in 2004, it operates from offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Munich and London. Its client base includes many leading global companies, as well as large Chinese groups.

We are seeking an able and efficient professional with good commercial judgement who will work closely with the partners from the Group’s office in Mayfair


Core Areas


  • Working closely with the financial controller to:
  • Review and further develop the management information
  • Monitor cashflow, expenses and payroll
  • Prepare budgets and reforecasts
  • Coordinate audit of accounts and VAT returns
  • Install new expenses module on quickbooks
  • Oversight of UK pension arranegments


Responsibility for submitting FCA returns, completing KYC information and AML checks from third parties. Provision of annual anti-bribery and corruption training for staff. Maintenance of compliance manual and staff handbook. Completion of approved persons applications/maintenance of the register

Legal / procurement

  • Review and custodianship of non-disclosure agreements and custody of engagement letters
  • Responsibility for group insurances and supplier contracts, including research and information provides
  • Preparations of directors’ resolutions and maintenance of company statutory and other records
  • Maintenance of legal and capital structure chart and ancillary agreements/information

Other Areas which may be included in the role

HR & Recruitment

  • New joiner and leaver information and procedures
  • Control and management of review and remuneration process, including training courses and means to monitor staff
  • Preparation of employment contracts
  • Administration of holiday leave system
  • Maintenance of Home Office visa sponsorship & licence arrangements

Marketing / PR

  • Updating standard templates and website
  • Organising marketing plan

Please apply via the method below.