Financial Management Group - Senior Manager

London, England, United Kingdom
14 Dec 2018
19 Dec 2018
Contract type
Full time
Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Close date: 4 th January 2018

The Senior Manager, Financial Control, is the leader of the team which is responsible for financial control oversight of Macquarie's businesses. This Senior Manager role in London plays a key part in setting strategic direction, implementing and managing the financial control framework for the associated Macquarie business in London.

As part of this role, you will be responsible for the daily oversight and development of the team and for setting the strategic direction of the financial control team supporting Macquarie's activities across the annuities businesses, of three plus full time resources within the financial control team. You will act as the primary contact for the corporate asset and principal finance business on technical accounting issues and new product approval, and be responsible for co-ordinating and delivery of financial management group approval on new transactions and for identifying risk control gaps in business or operational process FMG relies upon.

You will assume further responsibility for implementation of the financial control framework including overseeing monthly Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet, reconciliations and understanding the process flows for booking key revenue lines and asset classification, the preparation and review of monthly and quarterly Group Finance and Tax deliverables, driving operational excellence initiatives and contributing to ad hoc business aligned projects as required.

In addition, you will be required to assist with the Group audit process, technical accounting analysis and implementation of new products, the LEC responsibilities including monthly review of Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss, quarterly and annual APRA returns, monthly tax calculations, and review of work prepared by a junior team member and assist with financial control functions of other business areas as required. Reviewing proposed transactions for appropriate accounting and commercial treatment, and coordinate Finance Management Group approvals will also be a key part of your role, as well as reporting deliverables to Finance stakeholders (including Direct Tax, Indirect Tax, Regulatory and Legal Entity Control) - both regular and ad-hoc in nature and calculation and posting of monthly Transfer Pricing calculations.

Relationship building and stakeholder management skills are also a key component of successfully undertaking this position, as you will have close interaction with fund accountants and trade booking team to ensure correct booking of Fund activities., liaison with other areas of the Financial Management Group which will include Group Finance, Regulatory Reporting, Tax and Treasury and with offshore Finance teams including coordination of weekly meetings to resolve outstanding queries in a timely manner.

If you have a University degree, a formal accounting qualification, experience in a similar role, with the technical competency to be able to deal with managed funds products and experience of managing a small team and motivating and developing staff in both onshore and offshore locations, whilst contributing to a wider high performing team, then we would like to hear from you.

In addition, you will also be able to demonstrate strong technical accounting (IFRS / FRS101) knowledge and experience, strong internal and external stakeholder engagement skills, strong organisation skills and ability to prioritise tasks for self and team and be ambitious, with a high level of energy and commitment, a high level of accuracy, and be able to adopt a right first time approach utilising your strong attention to detail and ability to re-assess / re-engineer work processes.

If you are comfortable with tackling new concepts, have strong intellectual curiosity, coupled with the ability to think logically and commercially and can evidence strong client service skills, and control/ risk awareness, then please apply.

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate communications and investor relations.

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Advertised: 07 Dec 2018 GMT Standard Time
Applications close: 04 Jan 2019 GMT Standard Time

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