Role details

Financial Reporting Associate

City of London   •   £250 - £300 per day (£64,995 - £77,994)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Leading financial insitution seeking Financial Reporting Associate
  • Must have previous experience working in Financial Services

About Our Client

My client is one of the world's leading financial institutions, with a global network of 1,100 offices in over 40 countries, offering services including corporate banking, commercial banking, retail banking, wealth management, investment banking, capital markets, personal and corporate trust, and transaction banking.

The Finance function is responsible for preparing and reporting the firm's financial position. The function is currently made up of five teams; Management Accounts, Financial Reporting, Tax, Technical Accounting and Accounting Control. The Financial Reporting Associate will work within the Financial Reporting team.

Job Description

The Financial Reporting Associate will assist with monthly, quarterly and bi-annual reporting .

The role will initially focus on two product areas; trading securities and borrowings for which you will have full accountability and become the subject matter expert for the team.

The team has very broad exposure and is responsible for reporting all aspects of the products traded by the firm. The role incorporates p&l and balance sheet disclosures and requires an appreciation of various trading strategies including hedging relationships across cash securities positions, derivatives, financing and SPV arrangements.

The role will require extensive communication across the firm involving direct interaction with the trading desks, regulatory controllers, product control and other teams within Finance together regular communication with colleagues in Tokyo.

The role will be key within the Financial Reporting team and you will have the opportunity to further develop and automate processes to enhance control, increase efficiencies and create value from a reporting perspective.

The Successful Applicant

The Financial Reporting Associate will have the following:

Skills and Experience:

  • Be a qualified ACA / ACCA accountant
  • Have previous experience working within Financial Services and be comfortable accounting for financial products
  • Have knowledge of reporting standards and statutory accounting

Personal Requirements:

  • Display drive to deliver and show tenacity to meet and exceed goals
  • Evidence of ability to challenge assumptions and implement change
  • Display excellent attention to detail with a logical approach
  • Demonstrate strong problem solving and numeracy skills
  • Work under your own initiative while also contributing to the team
  • Have the ability to work flexibly managing large workloads
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills

Desirable:

  • Experience of Oracle GL and Oracle Business Objects

What's on Offer

Working within the Financial Reporting team, the Financial Reporting Associate will be a qualified accountant with previous experience working within Financial Services and exposure to financial products.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a leading financial institution in the City of London. The role is a 3 month contract with a £300 per day salary.

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