Salary: £25,500 to £27,500 depending on experience
Job type: Full time, Permanent
Reporting into the Head of Finance, you will assist with preparing management accounts and KPIs, P&L, cash flow forecasts, annual budgets and strategic plans at divisional levels along with FCA, PRA/ Bank of England regulatory returns. In addition, you will assist the Head of Finance with the production of the annual UK statutory accounts.
The role requires confidence to manipulate large volumes of data to produce valuable information, often working to tight deadlines; and the individual must have an eye for detail with strong organisational skills.
Provide finance support for timely monthly profitability reporting (MPR) including analytical review and challenge of business results.
Provide regular reports to managers of departments and the senior management, tracking performance against current plans providing commentary on variances and any other ad hoc project work as required.
Maintain financial systems and make updates when necessary
Respond to clients’ queries about financial issues and improve reporting procedures to meet their needs
Carrying out monthly accounting procedures related to month-end
Generation of key decision making reports
Involvement in the production of the monthly Executive Report. Preparation of financial data for inclusion in Board presentations
Manage a monthly and quarterly reporting process
Co-ordinate and document the financial processes
Involvement in the annual business plan & budget process
Involvement in the production of the annual statutory accounts.
Provide support for overseas affiliates to share best practice and work together on global initiatives
Critical analysis of business activities and cost drivers
Financial analysis relating to implementing change and improving profitability
Work on ad hoc projects as directed by Head of Finance.
Strong attention to detail
Strong skills with MS Office products, particularly Excel and Access
Excellent inter-personal skills
Strong analytical and organisation skills
Excellent communications and presentation skills
Highly motivated and self-sufficient
Flexible in interacting in a varied multi-culture environment
Holds or Studying towards a Professional accounting/ Finance Qualification such as ACCA/ CIMA is preferred
Key Competencies & Skills
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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Accountant, Accounts Clerk, Payment Processing, Management Accounts, Finance Clerk, Finance Administrator, Banking Services, Accounts Officer, Qualified Accountant, Financial Services may also be considered for this role.