Financial Analyst - SME Banking (London)

Recruiter
Starling Bank
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Ref
1153117102
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
DescriptionStarling is on a mission to build the best business bank in the world serving the needs of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who are the lifeblood of the economy.From small entrepreneurs with big ambitions to fanatical freelancers going it alone, SMEs just want one thing: to get on with the business of running their business. That's why Starling built its SME bank accounts to be free, uncomplicated and quick to set up. We really understand the needs of SMEs - after all, it's not that long since we started out to build our state-of-the art digital banking platform from scratch. Now, we are an established player, supporting more than 600,000 customers, including more than 45,000 SME accounts. We've recently been awarded £100m from a fund created to boost competition and innovation in SME banking. We'd like to invite you to join our fast-growing, highly-skilled, caring and passionate team as we embark on the next stage of our incredible journey to drive even more long-term and meaningful change in bankingWe have the culture and spirit of a fast-moving, disruptive technology company and are focused on providing our customers with the best banking app and money management experience around. Everyone at Starling gets the chance to own interesting things from day one, and we're told one of the best things about working here is the ability to achieve a lot in a short space of time.To support our ongoing growth we're looking to recruit a Financial Analyst - SME Banking, based in either our London or Southampton office.The role represents a fantastic opportunity to join a new and vibrant institution and to shape the bank's infrastructure for delivering SME Business Banking.RequirementsYour main

responsibilities:
Act as a business partner to the SME bankMaintenance of General Ledger and interfaces for the bankDocumentation and advice on accounting policies and proceduresKey input into the Group Budgeting and forecasting processMonthly management accountsRegulatory & Statutory reportingPreparation of documents to support business decision making.Compliance with legislation and regulationYou will have a strong background in the UK banking market, including setting up processes and procedures. Familiarity with IFRS reporting and the UK regulatory reporting requirements including Statistical, Supervisory, COREP and FINREP is also key.Criteria for individuals:Chartered Accountant, with post qualified experience within the Financial Services sectorAn ability to create, improve and challenge existing processes and proceduresExposure to multi jurisdictional regulated businesses is a benefit.Lead and develop less experienced members of staffBenefits33 days holiday (including public hols). You'll also get your birthday on us.16 hours paid volunteering time a yearPrivate Medical Insurance with VitalityHealthContributory pension schemeFriday breakfast - bacon and egg rolls to vegan sausage butties.Our kitchens are stocked with fresh fruit and a range of hot and soft drinks.We host a company social once a month and have many varied social groups set up and run by our employees - ForTheWin (a gaming group), Starling FC, book club and many moreDiscounts on cinema tickets, restaurants, shopping and train tickets via a Perkbox membershipAccess to 'salary sacrifice' benefits such as Cycle to Work schemeGym membership optionsFull details are available on our careers site

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