Finance Manager

Recruiter
LMAX Exchange
Location
West London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Oct 2019
Closes
25 Oct 2019
Ref
1273097164
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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