Liquidity Controller - ACCA

South Africa GSC
North Lanarkshire
31 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time


Overall experience will be between 5 to 8 years which includes line management responsibilities

  • Looking for a fully qualified accountant
  • Needs to have experience with reconciliations
  • Needs to understand a balance sheet
  • Will be responsible for reviewing the monthly reconciliations (reconcile this with the general ledger)
  • Business are open to industry
  • Responsible for following up any discrepancies
  • Will manage a team of 4 (2 x analyst, 1 associate, 1 x manager)
  • Will be an escalation point for the team
  • Project management skills would be advantageous but not essential

Job description

  • Monthly Proof and Control Framework Oversight
  • Final review of monthly liquidity hub to General Ledger and liquidity reporting platform (Axiom) reconciliations of 40+ liquidity hub feeds
  • Support team with resolution of aged reconciling items
  • Present summary of Proof and Control findings to Senior Management
  • Oversight of production of team Key Risk and Performance Indicators
  • Managing stakeholder relationships and communicating or escalating appropriately to senior management
  • Lead automation and improvement initiatives with IT
  • Involvement in department level initiatives

Skills required:

  • Candidates for the role should be a qualified accountant (CA, ACCA, CIMA) or have relevant degree or equivalent experience
  • The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a rounded commercial approach to reporting and controllership, with proven skills in chasing issues through many layers to discover root causes
  • Ability to demonstrate an ability to review the work of others whilst balancing multiple issues and priorities appropriately
  • Candidates should possess excellent Microsoft Excel skills and be proficient at summarising and presenting themes and results in a meaningful format
  • Able to build good relationships with stakeholders across a variety of business and finance areas
  • Candidates should be highly numerate with a close attention to detail
  • Have the flexibility required to work in a dynamic, challenging environment under tight deadlines
  • Relevant work experience in the financial services industry (Financial and Product Control, Treasury or Funding) is desired

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