Where you'll fit in & what our team goals are....
In this role your key responsibility will be to complete the various financial regulatory, government and statistical returns that are required to be completed by the entities within the Columbia Threadneedle Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") and Asia Pacific ("APAC") groups of companies. Responsibilities How you'll spend your time....
The Columbia Threadneedle EMEA Controllership team provide accounting services for the approx. 60 entities and branches that operate in the EMEA and APAC regions, in addition to providing project and other support to the wider business.
The responsibilities of this role are to:
Drive the completion of the various financial regulatory, government and statistical returns that are required to be completed by the entities within the Columbia Threadneedle EMEA and APAC group's, including:
a. Calculation of the groups Fixed Overhead Requirement, Pillar 1 credit and market risk exposures, and completion of the group return which includes profit and loss, balance sheet and capital + capital requirement calculations
n. Various regular and financial regulatory returns for 5 UK FCA regulated companies, which includes profit and loss, balance sheet and capital + capital requirement calculations
b. Working with the outsourced Chief Actuary for the UK based Insurance company Solvency II calculations and completion of the various FCA and PRA templates for submission to the regulator
c. Regulatory reporting for the Luxembourg based entity and its various branches across Europe
d. Regulatory reporting for the APAC based entities, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan and its various branches across Europe
e. Completion of returns for government bodies, such as the Office of National Statistics, or industry bodies, such as the Association of British Insurers
Completion of the statutory accounts for a assigned legal entities within the EMEA and APAC groups.
Production of quarterly Board reports, including clear and concise variance analysis for subsequent presentation to the respective Boards. Required Qualifications To be successful in this role you will have....
Preferred Qualifications If you also had this, it would be great....
- Strong excel skills are required for this role, as is the ability to work as part of a team, sharing ideas and supporting other team members.
- Also essential to the role are:
- Strong organisational skills to manage the completion of all of the regulatory and other returns within the required deadlines
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Experience of working in a finance department is also desired
- Experience of reading and understanding technical guidance - such as regulatory rules or accounting standards