Accounting Policy - AVP

Recruiter
Randstad Financial & Professional
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
23 Apr 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a qualified accountant with experience in a financial markets environment? My client is a global banking group with a requirement for an AVP to join their Accounting Policy team based in the City of London. You will be responsible for: · Becoming an active member of a small team of technical accountants providing guidance and advice on technical accounting matters to both transactors and back office functions · Partnering with Front Office to advise on the accounting implications of their business and actively ensuring that they are aware of all forthcoming accounting changes and their impacts · Contributing to projects which incorporate accounting topics · Supporting the new product assessment process, liaising directly with front office functions to support structuring activities, advise on the impact of new transactions on the company's accounts, and co-ordinate responses across the finance function · Managing the quarterly assessment of variable interest entities (VIEs) . Co-ordinating presentation materials for quarterly EMEA wide communications · Contributing to, and provide, training on technical accounting matters across the firm · Preparation of monthly SOX review and testing . Active engagement with external auditors on all policy matters . Contributing to the issuing or update of local accounting policies under IFRS To be considered for this role you must have: * An accounting qualification withstrong technical accounting (IFRS and ideally US GAAP) knowledge * Exposure to banking products either via practice or in an investment bank * Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills with the ability to work to challenging deadlines * Strong MS Excel skills and be a self-starter If you have the essential skills as outlined above and are looking for a permanent role within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today. Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

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