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
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.
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