UBS

Financial Accounting & Reporting Expert

2 days left

Recruiter
UBS
Location
Kraków , Poland
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
28 Sep 2021
Closes
28 Oct 2021
Ref
238273BR
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Your role
Are you a qualified Accountant with an interest in analyzing and substantiating financial information? Do you have a technical accounting background, excellent communication skills (written and spoken English) and an ability to work well across an international team? We're looking for a motivated and proactive individual to:
- drive financial reporting governance processes that involve analysis of issues and preparation of robust documentation for senior stakeholders
- lead our financial statement disclosure completeness processes, including understanding the disclosure requirements, engaging with multiple stakeholders and challenging input received
- operate with a controller mindset, working closely with other finance teams globally to support the delivery of high-quality financial information, including analysis and preparation of internal control documentation to support disclosures in interim and annual reports and regulatory filings
- contribute senior insights to change initiatives, including implementation of new or amended accounting standards and enhancements to financial reporting and related IT infrastructure
- identify, and act on, opportunities to optimize internal controls, analytical review procedures and other processes

Your team
You will be part of the Financial Accounting & Consolidation team, working in Poland, within the Group and Entity Accounting & Controlling organization.
We are an international team, responsible for oversight of the global daily and monthly financial close processes and preparation and analysis of internal, regulatory and external financial reporting (including the UBS Group Financial Statements). We have the objective of achieving high-quality financial reporting, transparent and agile internal control reporting and ensuring compliance with IFRS and other relevant requirements. By delivering internal, external and regulatory reporting that is accurate, timely and provides valuable insights, our team plays a vital role in supporting management decision making and in protecting the firm's financial reputation.

We aim to develop subject matter experts in the accounting and financial reporting space who can communicate effectively with senior stakeholders. We seek to continually challenge and enhance processes and controls, build further transparency and insights into our reporting products and identify opportunities for efficiency / automation. With these goals in mind, we are regularly engaged in change initiatives (accounting, reporting and infrastructure related) together with other stakeholders in the Group.

Your expertise
- qualified accounting designation (CPA, ACCA, or equivalent) or University Degree in Finance / Accounting
- at least 8 years of work experience with a comparable financial institution or a Big 4 company
- strong technical accounting background (e.g., IFRS, US GAAP, etc.) and comfort working independently on financial reporting and governance topics
- excellent English skills, with an ability to communicate ideas in a clear and concise way, and interest in building relationships across an international team
- robust analytical skills and an inquisitive nature, with a knowledge of, or interest in learning about, banking topics (e.g., financial markets and products, risk management, etc.)
- an ability to learn quickly and work efficiently, with flexibility to rotate between different reporting and controlling tasks
- methodical, concise and accurate, with strong attention to detail
- open-minded and flexible, with an interest in continuous improvement

About us
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Join us
We're a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements
UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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