Junior Financial Reporting Accountant: Associate 1

Location
Krakow
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Ref
150637
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Sector
Banking
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Part qualified, Qualified

Purpose of the role

Financial Reporting Accountant is reporting to a Team Supervisor of the Financial Reporting Team in Poland. This position offers an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their knowledge of financial accounting and preparation of financial statements for investment funds in compliance with appropriate regulatory frameworks and accounting standards. This is an entry level position.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and complete audited annual and unaudited interim reports including Profit and Loss Account, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, Schedule of Investments, Statement of Changes in Net Assets/Equity and notes to financial statements
  • Prepare reporting templates for annual and interim cycles using the standard operating procedure
  • Prepare audit files and reconciliations in line with standard operating procedure
  • Process changes accurately to financial statements in compliance with appropriate accounting and regulatory standards
  • Work to tight client deadlines in order to meet reporting timelines
  • Maintain and develop relationships with our internal clients andsupporting teams (e.g. Fund Accounting, Transfer Agency, Custody/Trustee)
  • Be up-to-date with current accounting standard changes communicated by the senior staff

Requirements

  • Graduate with an accounting qualification or relevant degree in economic studies
  • Good command of English
  • Aptitude for figures
  • PC literate with good knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Have a thorough understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Have an enquiring mind and a willingness to investigate and solve problems
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Quick in thinking, reflection and execution
  • Experience within the funds industry or relevant accounting/audit background would be a distinct advantage