Corporate Accountant- Major FS Broker

Michael Page International Rec Ltd
City Of London
£50k - £55k pa + Discretionary bonus
17 Mar 2017
16 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to the rapid growth and success of their business activities, my client is looking for a newly qualified accountant (0-4 years PQE) who is both highly motivated and technologically oriented candidate with strong experience in Financial Services. The role includes management of the accounts as well as interaction with the major groups within the firm. Client Details The client is a rapidly expanding brokerage firm with over 1,000 employees and looking to add to their UK office. The company are a market leading provider of services to more than 365,000 customers whilst operating in over 100 markets centres around the world. In addition to electronic brokerage services the Group's market making arm trades in equities and exchange-listed equity derivative products worldwide. Description The major responsibilities of the role include: - Maintaining the business books and records of the firm. - Preparing monthly management accounts. - Preparing annual statutory accounts and supporting the annual audit process. - Maintaining and posting accruals for corporation tax. - Liaising with Regulatory, Treasury and Clearing functions for liquidity, capital and custody requirements. - Supporting the preparation of daily regulatory capital calculations. - Developing functional business requirements to enhance existing financial accounting, controls and operational systems, and to meet the requirements of new products or changes to accounting standards. - Interface with other groups within the firm to ensure controls are maintained when changes to process or infrastructure occur. Profile You are an ACA / ACCA qualified candidate working in either industry or professional audit practice Other essential requirements: * University educated with excellent academics * Experience in financial services * Strong management/ financial accounting experience * Knowledge of IFRS Accounting Standards * Ability to work autonomously * Driven self-starter with strong analytical and communication skills, as this role requires extensive global interaction and independent work * Positive, professional attitude and presence Job Offer Excellent opportunity with a fast growing company offering a strong wage and bonus for outstanding candidates.