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Senior Analyst, Financial Accounting

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Taxation

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £52000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jamil Yamout

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Job Title: Senior Analyst, Financial Accounting
Location: London, UK (Hybrid)
Package: up to £57K + bonus & benefits

Purpose of role
The role includes responsibility for the financial control and reporting for our investment management and other global group entities. This will involve preparation of the monthly management reporting and the year-end statutory reporting, which will include liaising with the auditors and other teams within Finance and the organisation (locally and in our global offices), including Treasury, Tax, Group Reporting, Legal, Company Secretarial and Operations. This role will also assist with ad-hoc projects as required.

- Prepare the monthly IFRS management reporting for selected entities in the group
- Prepare supporting schedules and perform related processes (e.g. general ledger postings)
- Financial control including analytical review and balance sheet reconciliation
- Review the monthly management accounts for all entities within area of responsibility, ensuring that the general ledger is accurate and complete and that all analytical reviews and balance sheet reconciliations have been completed and reviewed
- Preparation of local GAAP statutory accounts
- Prepare regulatory returns for regulated entities, liaising with local regulatory advisors as required
- Liaise with auditors and local tax advisors, ensuring the delivery of information to support the preparation of local tax returns and other tax filings as required
- Provide support and mentoring to junior staff
- Support the alignment of inherited processes and controls with those operated in the UK
- Take a proactive role in questioning processes in place with a view to continuous improvement
- Support other financial control and reporting initiatives as required
- Involvement in ad-hoc projects within Finance

Key Skills & Experience
- Accounting: ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification.
- Good knowledge of financial accounting, including technical accounting (to include IFRS)
- Financial Controls: Understanding of controls, with an ability to critically evaluate them within a larger organisation
- Regulatory: Experience of preparing or reviewing regulatory returns would be
- Experience: Experience working in a Financial Accounting or Operational team would be advantageous
- Experience with general ledger systems would be advantageous
- Risk Awareness: Ability to understand financial risk and use it to influence decisions and critically appraise processes
- IT Skills: Must be computer literate with strong excel skills and have the ability to learn new systems.