Role details

Finance Partner

City of London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • My client is looking for a Finance Partner to join their Financial Control team
  • Must have advanced Excel skills and be comfortable with data processing

About Our Client

My client is an international bank with offices located worldwide. This role would be based in their offices in the City of London.

Job Description

The Finance Partner role will entail:

  • Being responsible for all of the monthly, quarterly and half yearly journal entries for the London Branch Corporate Real Estate (CRE) division of the organisation
  • Booking and analysis of provisions
  • Asset quality disclosures
  • Responsibility for regulatory reporting requirements
  • Responsibility for the monthly sign-off & reconciliation of all CRE accounts
  • Develop detailed understanding of all key systems and reconciliations, and review for efficiencies.
  • A key part of the role is to integrate all processes into the core financial control team
  • Provide detailed support to the business for any possible sale (or partial sale) of the business
  • Agree asset sales to underlying business documentation & source systems
  • Agree all interest accruals, derivative break costs, capitalised interest & provisions to source systems
  • Maintain master reconciliation of all data flows
  • Agree the debtor balance on any potential sale
  • Availability at key times for any potential sale
  • Ledger clean-up post any sale & unwind of processes
  • Update of procedures for any tasks transferred
  • Other London financial control tasks.

The Successful Applicant

  • Very good Excel data manipulation skills (including embedded "IF" formulae, use of matching formulae as well as the usual pivots and V-look ups). The role involves taking on key spreadsheets which have the functions mentioned embedded as standard - so that is a key requirement.
  • Self-starter - key that they are able to manage the time effectively and efficiently
  • Works well across finance teams and the business
  • Is happy to provide extra support at busy times (ie. Any potential sale, half-year end)
  • Strong controls focus & reconciliation skills
  • Familiarity with the products within Commercial Real Estate (ie. loans, derivatives, funding transactions)
  • Financial Services background

What's on Offer

This Finance Partner role will be a 6 month maternity leave cover starting immediately.

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