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Trade Accountant

Randstad Financial Services
Closing date
5 May 2021

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We are currently recruiting for a newly qualified accounting position within a top tier trading firm based in Central London. The role would suit a newly qualified accountant from a top tier audit background or rotation scheme who are looking to make their first move into industry in an exciting role with a good work / life balance.

The responsibilities of the role include:

Daily validation and explanation of Trading gross margin

Review and explanation of change in value of the futures portfolio

Ensuring complete and accurate financial information is produced for each trading book including Profit and Loss and Balance sheet related accounts.

Understanding and explaining changes in working capital use

Ensuring all trades are valued in line with the Group Accounting Policy

Ensuring valuations are in line with market information

Ensuring clear and concise explanation for key P&L moves in given periods

Ensuring all deadlines are met without fail

Ensuring clear control and reporting of each trade from source system to financial reporting system.

Ensuring a robust control environment, in line with the company Minimum Control Standards.

The individual undertaking this role would ideallybe a fully qualified Chartered Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent) with solid demonstrable experience of both trade and financial accounting.

Minimum3-5 year'sof experience gained withina bank or big four or commodity environment.

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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