Analyst, Financial Reporting Oversight

Recruiter
Link Asset Services Limited
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
1191297033
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Company Description Link Asset Services is a fast growing, dynamic business with market leading positions across our areas of expertise - funds, market services, corporates and private client, and banking and credit management services. With offices across the UK and Europe we are part of Link Group who are headquartered in Australia. A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success. You can play a key part in this - at Link Asset Services we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments. Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you'll get a flavour of life at Link. At the bottom of this role advert, you'll find more information on why you'll enjoy working with us... Job Description The Financial Reporting Oversight ['FRO'] team ultimate goal is: Oversight and governance of outsourced services ensuring outputs are timely, accurate and compliant; Ensure that all stakeholders receive an ongoing high quality service; and Ensure that accounting standards and policies are continually maintained The Financial Reporting Oversight Analyst provides support to the FRO Reviewers in the consistency and quality of the production of annual and half year report and financial statements for unit trusts and open ended investment companies ("funds") including the quality of information received from third party fund administrators in support of the accounts. Key

responsibilities:
Produce and maintain various reports and accounts production timetables Produce weekly MI (alerting of 'SLA at risk') Gather information to produce monthly MI (KPIs, dashboards) and arrange timely Financial Reporting Manager/Senior Manager review Liaise with critical internal/external parties (Investment Managers/Advisers, Desktop Publishers, internal Tax, Third Party Fund Administrators, etc.) Monitor adherence to timetables and follow up outstanding responses Qualifications Essential: Accountancy and Finance Degree Knowledge of accounts preparation and review Able to pick up new technical concepts quickly and be adaptable Methodical, process driven and with an attention to detail Ability to maintain quality under time pressure Well organised and able to prioritise their own workload A proactive approach to problem solving, logical thinker with a good mathematical background Substantial experience in an accounting environment and/or fund administration team Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) Desirable: Previous experience of auditing or preparation of fund accounts ACA or ACCA part-qualified Relevant regulatory exams (e.g. IOC) Additional Information Link Group's purpose statement 'Together we achieve' reflects how much we value working together: with each other; with our clients; and with third parties, to help everyone achieve success - both personal and professional We have an ongoing commitment to career progression, training and education as well as a competitive compensation and benefits package that under pins this. At Link, you'll find we support achievement and celebrate success. So, if you want to be a part of this, click the 'I'm Interested' or Apply button...

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