Preparation of accurate and timely accounting and reporting for one or more entities including entity specific activities and participating in the preparation of the VAT return for the AXA IM UK group.
Accounting for certain expense and investment result entries.
Monthly reporting includes the production of AXA IM group management accounting, including analytical review and commentary.
Quarterly reporting includes the production of the AXA Group (Magnitude) financial accounting pack.
Preparation of forecast and budget data.
Preparation of annual statutory accounts and audit file for external audit. Liaison with auditors
Co-ordination of Monthly Accounts Pack, including preparation of intercompany and other balance sheet reconciliations.
Preparation of FCA/CBI financial returns
Participation in ad hoc projects, including development of controls and processes, from UK and IFRS financial accounting and reporting and regulatory perspectives.
To support the Head of Accounting & Reporting and assist where necessary, e.g. key business departmental and other stakeholder relationships.
Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA)
Financial accounting experience, preferably in the financial services industry
Knowledge and Skills
Proficient in use of core software packages, preferably to an advanced level (experience of CODA and/or Magnitude would be an added advantage)
Good spreadsheet techniques
Proven technical accounting knowledge
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and with good attention to detail.
Ability to successfully resolve the conflicting priorities of projects and routine tasks
Able to communicate and influence at all levels within the Company