Accounting Officer

Recruiter
Barbara Houghton Associates Ltd
Location
London
Salary
up to £40,000
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
On behalf of an International Bank, based in London we urgently seek to recruit an experienced Accounting Officer to be Responsible principally for Nostro account reconciliations, Daily Profit & Loss/General Ledger analysis, Management of Account payable and receivables, returns, VAT returns, Loan Margin calculation, daily posting of accounting entries and supporting the management accountant in the preparation of monthly management accounts and returns to head office. Responsibilities: Daily Profit & Loss Account and General Ledger analysis using SAP Maintenance of loans margins analysis. Daily accounting postings. Daily review of general ledgers Invoice input, accrual and prepayment. General expense control. You will also be required to prepare monthly Operating costs analyses for management reporting purposes Daily reconciliation of the Bank's Nostro accounts and internal suspense GLs Test Keys and Swift verifications (shared role) Quarterly VAT returns Oversee the measurement of Customers average balances and calculations of monthly interest. Preparation of Customers tax deduction certificates pending the completion of the on-going automation process Monthly preparation of reports Quarterly IFRS Intragroup Reconciliation of Outstanding Balance and Accruals Update debit/credit interest rate base rates in computer system. Update individual accounts for all currencies not linked to a debit/credit base. (Ad hoc basis) Cover for Bank of England statistic reports - Forms BT, PL, CC, CL Other ad hoc investigations, general accounting duties and covering for absent colleagues. Skills and knowledge: Finance Qualification or qualified by experience Proven experience of Management Reporting Well rounded experience in the Accounting field -Minimum 5 years Experience in the Banking / Financial sector preferred Good knowledge of Excel (Intermediate standard) Good communication skills Good Banking product knowledge