Finance Manager

LMAX Exchange
West London, UK
18 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
LMAX requires a Finance Manager

London W11

Salary £60,000

Please apply with full CV by 23 October 2019

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement strong financial control process to ensure all balance sheet accounts are fully reconciled each month in Blacklines
  • Prepare and review monthly P&L and balance sheet reconciliations and ensure all discrepancies are resolved in a timely basis
  • Assist the Head of Finance with regulatory reporting returns for UK, Cyprus and Gibraltar
  • Ensure the monthly accruals and prepayments are completed in a timely basis.
  • Provide support in setting up opex budgets for the Group entities
  • Provide variance analysis for actual spend vs budget/reforecast for month end reporting and management accounts
  • Opex and cash forecasting
  • Liaise with the Group external auditors to ensure deliverables are ready for the statutory audit.
  • Liaising with the regional external accountants, and auditors of the Group's subsidiaries
  • Prepare the statutory financial statements under IFRS and local GAAP for the Group and subsidiaries.
  • Prepare the corporation tax packs and liaise with the tax advisors of the Group and the subsidiaries
  • Assist with the transfer pricing Group policy and calculations for the intra Group recharges.
  • Manage 3 members of the Finance team and regularly review their performance against agreed KPI.
  • Process journals into the finance system (SUN/Vision) and approve journals raised by other members of your team.
  • Prepare the quarterly VAT returns under the PES Method.
  • Oversee the accounts payable and receivable function for the Group.
  • Review Trade debtors and creditors ageing and ensure all items are resolved in a timely basis.
  • Oversee the smooth running of the accounts payable (IPOS) and staff expense management systems (Concur).
  • Ensure the Group accounting policies are documented and in compliance with the latest Accounting Standards.
  • Ensure the timely submission of ad hoc returns for the Group and its subsidiaries like the ONS returns.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks and projects as required

Requirements of the role:
  • Prior experience of working at a FX Brokerage or Exchange
  • Experience with automated balance sheet reconciliations, preferably using BlackLine
  • Exposure to regulatory reporting especially COREP
  • Strong technical background and attention to detail
  • Prior experience of managing other members of the team
  • Ensure sound control over the financial data across the group, including reviewing work of the accounts assistant where necessary
  • Well acquainted with Microsoft suite of products and proficient in Excel (data connections, VBA/ design and edit macros)
  • Ability to analyse and interpret large data set
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Ability to plan, implement and administer financial information and control systems
  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding/ working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, with motivation to apply them
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

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