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Manager, Group Financial Reporting & Advisory

London   •   £60,000 - £70,000   •  Permanent

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  • Manager, Group Financial Reporting & Advisory
  • Financial Services

About Our Client

Financial Services - International Investment Bank

Job Description

Group Financial Reporting & Advisory incorporates a Financial Reporting and Accounting Policy teams and is responsible for:

  • Preparing and analysing the Group's external financial reporting, including the format of the financial reporting elements of the Group's Annual Report and Half Year report;
  • Providing support to the other Group functions, such as Corporate Development, Treasury and Tax;
  • Establishing and implementing the Group accounting policies, together with associated guidance, and providing training across the Group's network
  • Participating in the debate on accounting and disclosure changes, through internal and external forums and the submission of comment letters, enabling the Group to ensure these best represent the Group's position.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:
This role is one which covers all of the broad activities outlined above and represents a "bridge" between the Financial Reporting team and the Accounting Policy team. The objective of this bridge role is to ensure that the transactions accounting policies that are covered within the Accounting Policy arm of the team are effectively incorporated within the Group's Financial Reporting. The successful candidate should therefore have a keen interest in Accounting Policy and Financial Reporting and be able practically apply and explain the Group's policies in respect of the the Group's external financial reporting output.

The breadth of this role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to provide a valuable and visible contribution to the Group Finance team and to demonstrate the depth of knowledge in terms of Accounting Policy as well as Financial Reporting.

The Role has several responsibilities:

  • providing support to the wider Financial Reporting team, advising on disclosures in the Annual and Interim reports, together with the required amendments and guidance in respect of the Group reporting packs;
  • assisting in the review and analysis of the Group's results and balances reported in its Interim and Annual Reports and at quarter ends, taking responsibility for certain sections of the Annual Report
  • contributing to the development of the Group's accounting policies, including the Group's Accounting Policy Manual and assisting with the application of accounting policies across the Group, together with the provision of advisory support to the functions and the country and business finance teams.
  • Preparation of training for and knowledge transfer to the Global finance community through interactive presentations and newsletters in respect of developing accounting standards and application of the Group's policies
  • Liaising with the Central Policy Unit to ensure consistent application of policies.
  • Engaging effectively with internal and external auditors.

The Successful Applicant

Qualifications and Skills required for role:

Must be a finance professional, qualified to Chartered Accountant level or equivalent, with a solid performance track record, at least 2 to 5 years post qualification experience (or overseas experience)

Have an in depth and practical understanding of accounting principles and IFRS accounting standards as a whole and in particular those relating to financial institutions.

Have been involved in Financial Reporting at a Group level, or at the level of a large subsidiary, in terms of preparing and analysing results

Be pro-active and be able to think laterally and strategically and have strong analytical skills

What's on Offer

60 - 70k Basic Salary. Full Benefits package + healthcare + pension et al.

Competitive bonus scheme

Market leading training, linear progression - suitable for ambitious and personable individuals.

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