Assistant Accountant - Global Bank (need banking finance exp)

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £38000 - £40000 per annum + Study Support

  • Contact:

    Louis Nwosu-Hope

  • Job ref:

    13112018lnh1_1542104165

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-13

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Assistant Accountant

This is an exciting opportunity for a "hands on" Assistant Management Accountant to work within our Finance team in our London Office which is located in the heart of the city. This role will report to the Financial Controller.


The main purpose of the role will be the accurate and timely production of all management reports, with a particular focus on ensuring that the Bank's books of account are representative of transactions carried out in the bank's day to day business activities for all branches.


Your day-to-day responsibilities:
 Liaising with branches to obtain information for inclusion of management, statutory and regulatory reporting
 Analytical review of branch performance within the specified time frame while allowing adequate time for all necessary reviews including the financial controller and senior executives
 Preparation of value added tax return for branch(es) based on the reporting guidelines for each jurisdiction
 Preparation of regulatory returns for branches based on reporting requirements for each jurisdiction
 Development and maintenance of strong working relationships with all branches to ensure accuracy and consistency of data provided
 User acceptance testing on new infrastructure for branches
 Revenue and expense budgets monitoring
 Internal regulatory liquidity reporting
 Cover for assistant regulatory accountant
 Resolution of outstanding items on bank reconciliation for branches
 Systems and procedure documentation
 Maintenances on the core banking application


Person/Experience required:
 Candidate should be a part qualified accountant (ACCA) with a detailed understanding of the accounts payable process, reconciliation and financial reporting as well as competence in the use of Sage 50 application.
 2 - 3 years financial reporting and accounts payable experience.


Key skills:
 In-depth accounting knowledge and application
 Strong analytical skills
 Excellent attention to detail with ability to meet deadlines and perform under pressure
 Excellent communications skills
 A flexible approach to working hours is a pre-requisite as on occasions there will be a need to put in extra hours
 Advanced excel knowledge
 Experience with Sage 50 Accounts