Job: Assistant Financial Accountant

Salary £38,000 – £40,000
Location London, EC3V
Job Information

Our client are a leading international bank and due to recent growth they are now looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Financial Accountant to join there back office team in Central London.

This is an exciting opportunity for a “hands on” Assistant Financial Accountant to work within the companies Finance Team in there London offices which are based in the heart of the city.

Reporting to the Financial Controller the successful candidate will be responsible to the assisting with the preparation and analysis of financial reports and records. The key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in liaising with Group for intercompany reconciliation and settlements.
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly and mid- monthly profitability reports for the various SBUs with adequate supporting variance analysis
  • Assisting with the preparation of half year and full year group reporting packs
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts
  • Assisting in the development of the Bank’s IFRS9 impairment mode Assisting with the preparation and submission of corporation tax returns
  • Reviewing, analysis and impact assessment of new and changes to accounting standards.
  • Reconciliation of reports to the General Ledger in the given deadlines
  • Reviewing of monthly general ledger proofs.
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual expense and revenue budgets.
  • Assisting with the preparation of Quarterly board papers.
  • Weekly review of bank reconciliation statements.
  • Preparation of Daily Income statement, Balance sheet and income pipeline projections.
  • Collating, modelling, interpreting, analysing and explaining variances and trends for finance reports.
  • Maintenances on the core banking application.
  • Periodic peer / market review
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with internal departments to ensure accuracy and consistency of data provided
  • Providing cover for the Assistant Management Accountant.

Person/Experience required:

A part qualified Accountant (ACCA / ACA) with:

  • A strong reporting background
  • 2-3 years’ experience in the financial services industry in relevant role
  • Basic accounting knowledge and application

Key skills:

  • Good analytical and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Willingness to learn
  • A flexible approach to working hours (this is a pre requisite as on occasions there will be a need to put in extra hours)
    Advanced excel knowledge (Pivot tables, Lookup functions, Macros)
  • Good project management skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Good inter-personal skills – Ability to interact and cooperate with all company employees.

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