Financial Accountant - Banking

Location
London
Salary
Circa £60-70,000 Plus Benefits
Posted
26 Mar 2019
Closes
25 Apr 2019
Ref
AJB/ JB AUD 18
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
None

Financial Accountant - Banking

Location - London
Salary - Circa £60-70,000 Plus Benefits
Reference - AJB/ JB AUD 18

Job Specification 

Our client is a highly regarded international bank. They are seeking to employ a qualified financial accountant.

You will be supporting the Head of Financial Control and provide back-up to Financial Reporting Manager on Financial Reporting including statutory accounts, audit and taxation; Suspense and Nostro accounts’ reconciliation; Group reporting; ALCO reporting; Audit letter confirmations; Projects.

Primary Responsibilities of Role:

  • Production of statutory accounts in compliance with UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Assist Head of Financial Control with coordination of interim and annual audits
  • Contribute to completion of corporation tax, VAT, FATCA and SECT17
  • Play a leading role in completion of Group reporting and provide back-up support to
  • Financial Reporting Manger as necessary
  • Preparation of monthly ALCO reports
  • Coordination of audit letter confirmation process
  • Balance sheet, suspense and internal accounts’ reconciliations
  • Nostro accounts’ reconciliations
  • Support accounts payable process and provide back to Financial Reporting Manager
  • Support Head of Financial Control in preparation and annual review of general
  • accounting policies and procedures
  • Support Regulatory Reporting team with inputs for completion of Common Reporting
  • Any other duties assigned by Head of Financial Control and CFO

Leadership:
Essential:

  • Strong sense of accountability and responsibility. A motivated self-starter and dynamic team player.

Candidate Profile:

  • You will be a qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA/CIMA)
  • You will have at least 5 years post qualification experience with sound financial reporting and financial control/management experience.
  • Strong technical accounting skills.
  • You will preferably have worked in financial Services and in particular working within Banking
  • Good knowledge of banking / accounting general ledger system

Interpersonal Skills:
Essential:

  • Strong team player with sound communication and organizational skills.

Functional/Technical Skills:
Essential:

  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy and good analytical skills.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office suites (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of accounting standards and operational efficiencies

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