Management Accountant - Financial Services

London, England, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
03 Nov 2020
02 Dec 2020
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Management Accountant - Financial Services

Our client is a global financial services group offering, securities, banking and investment management services, providing a wide range of bespoke services to a large and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, and individuals. With more than 100 years of Banking tradition, the group is headquartered in the City of London and maintains offices in major financial centres around the world.

Reports to: Financial Controller

Purpose of the role:

This position will support the Financial Controller, covering the management accounts. You will be supporting the business with timely and accurate reports as well as analytical review to aid the businesses growth.

Key responsibilities of the role:
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and management reporting, including analysis and commentary
  • Maintaining strong financial control of the general ledger, accurate and timely management information, including budgets, variances from budget and the production of KPIs which aligned to the business needs
  • Control certain balance sheet areas and production of reconciliations and analytical information to ensure appropriate treatments
  • Working with the wider business to maintain and review budgets and forecasts
  • Provision of timely & accurate management information
  • Actively contributing to strengthening of the Finance team and identifying opportunities to improve processes, controls and analysis
  • Assisting with regulatory reporting
  • Assisting with preparation of statutory accounts at year
  • Assisting with budget preparation and monitoring end
  • Liaison with external auditors throughout audit process

Qualifications / Educational Requirements:
  • Educated to degree standard - preferable, but not essential
  • Qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA

Relevant Experience:
  • Accounting and finance related experience gained in industry or in practice
  • Demonstrate ability to work well as a team
  • High attention to details and being proactive and self-motivated
  • Experience of working in a high paced deadline driven environment
  • Preferable exposure to Financial Services but strong Non-Financial Services considered
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • Sage experience desirable but not essential

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