Financial Accountant

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Organisation:

Our client, an asset management company, is looking for a Financial Accountant to join their team.

The Role:
Responsibilities include:

  • Ownership and preparation of the monthly management reporting for a number of corporate entities and business units within the global group including, variance analysis, forecasting and results commentary;
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts including audit packs for these entities. It is envisaged that the individual will build up the necessary relationship with the auditors and be the first point of contact in relation to these entities;
  • Preparation of financial reports and other ad-hoc financial information for the board of directors and other senior management; 
  • Working alongside outsourced service providers and HR, process the monthly payroll in a number of jurisdictions;
  • Manage intercompany relationships and payments between group entities. Set-up and approve payments in the group’s  banking platform, prepare bank reconciliations and cash-flow analysis and forecasts;
  • Be an integral part of the year-end compensation process for traders and non-traders.  Amongst other tasks, this involves calculating formulaic bonuses, tracking deferred compensation and processing payments; and
  • The role will also include ad-hoc project work.

The Person:
You will possess the following key characteristics:

  • University degree
  • ACA / ACCA qualified Strong academic record
  • Exposure to asset management / funds services business 
  • Strong IT skills, especially Excel
  • Genuine interest in financial services business
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken) 
  • Professional, articulate
  • Proactive, self-motivated, team player
  • Resilience to work in a demanding environment

Job Features

SalaryNegotiable upon experience

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