Financial Reporting Officer

England, London
£30000 - £35000 per annum
13 Feb 2019
20 Feb 2019
Will Fairhurst
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a candidate to join a multinational bank in the heart of Central London as a Financial Reporting Officer.

Client Details

A leading, multinational financial services provider, licensed as a commercial bank.


Responsibilities of the Financial Reporting Officer:

  • Comply with the FCA/PRA's Individual Conduct Rules, as outlined below

  • Preparation of management information as required

  • Produce daily, monthly management reporting and Performance review reports

  • Produce daily Balance Sheet and P&L statements

  • Monitor interest accruals

  • Manage the purchase ledge control

  • Maintain controls and check on the regulatory database and the extracts from their core banking system

  • Liaise with external auditors

  • Aid with the planning, testing and implementation of finance-related projects

  • Assist with the preparation and content of Management Accounts/ Performance reports

  • Assist with the preparation of financial reports for controllers and local management
    Assist with the preparation and completion of all HMRC related returns (Corporation tax, VAT, others)

  • Assist with the production of a wide range of reports to the Parent company

  • Keep up-to-date with accounting standards and communicating their impact
    Provide analysis and variance reports for review by line manager

  • Assistance with all month- end processes

  • Participate in finance-related projects for the continuous improvement of processes and systems

  • Other ad hoc assignments


Requirements of the Financial Reporting Officer:

  • Part qualification (ACCA, ACA or CIMA preferred) with strong academic background (preferably 2:1) in quantitative disciplines such as Mathematics, Economics, Finance or Engineering

  • Previous experience and a comprehensive understanding of the above duties

  • Ability to work under pressure, if necessary under deadline-driven conditions

  • Strong Financial reporting background - IFRS knowledge is essential

  • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision within a team structure

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (especially Ms Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Good listening and communication skills

  • Through working style and excellent attention to detail

  • Fast learner with good problem solving skills

  • Ability to challenge and influence

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills

Job Offer

Looking to pay up to £35,000 with a comprehensive benefits package

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