Assistant Financial Accountant

Prime Personnel Limited
United Kingdom
From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
03 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client a Investment Bank in London are recruiting for a Assistant Financial Accountant
Working within the Finance team in a fantastic London Office which is located in the heart of the city. This role will report to Financial Controller.
This role holder will be responsible for assisting with the preparation and analysis of financial reports and records. The key responsibilities include:
  • Assisting in liaising with Group for intercompany reconciliation and settlements.
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly and mid-monthly profitability reports for the various SBUs with adequate supporting variance analysis.
  • Assisting with the preparation of half year and full year group reporting packs
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts
  • Assisting in the development of the Bank’s IFRS9 impairment model
  • Assisting with the preparation and submission of corporation tax returns
  • Reviewing, analysis and impact assessment of new and changes to accounting standards
  • Reconciliation of reports to the General Ledger in the given deadlines
  • Reviewing of monthly general ledger proofs
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual expense and revenue budgets
  • Assisting with the preparation of Quarterly board papers
  • Weekly review of bank reconciliation statements
  • Preparation of Daily Income statement, Balance sheet and income pipeline projections
  • Collating, modelling, interpreting, analysing and explaining variances and trends for finance reports
  • Maintenance on the core banking application
  • Periodic peer / market review
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with internal departments to ensure accuracy and consistency of data provided
  • Providing cover for the Assistant Management Accountant
  • Person/Experience required:
  • A part qualified Accountant (ACCA / ACA) with:
  • A strong reporting background
  • 2-3 years’ experience in the financial services industry in relevant role
  • Basic accounting knowledge and application
  • Key skills:
  • Good analytical and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Willingness to learn
  • A flexible approach to working hours (this is a pre requisite as on occasions there will be a need to put in extra hours)

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