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Senior Manager – Financial Accounting

  • By Valentyna Bratukha
  • 17 January 2023
About the role

Accounting & Control team provides accounting and reporting services, principally Global Banking and CMB businesses Continental Europe, in partnership with teams in the Global Finance Operations in India (GFC).

The Financial Accounting sub-function within Finance Operations (“FINOPS”) covers the period end close, production of all external financial reporting requirements Holdings plc and significant operating subsidiaries (including the new ring fenced bank). This includes publically disclosed financial statements prepared under IFRSs as well as critical financial reporting requested global regulators (including FINREP, GSIBs the Leverage Ratio and other PRA required reporting). This role provides an opportunity to develop the role–holder’s financial control skills and to gain experience of Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting and SOX attestation and documentation.

Your responsibilities

  • The role holder will be involved in the preparation & review of IFRS, FINREP, MI reports schedules including journals, analytical reviews, consolidation checks, submission management, EBA requirements, change management, database amendments, data dictionary update, XBRL reporting
  • Understand and ensure compliance with all relevant internal and external SOX, regulations and procedures that apply to the conduct of the business for which responsibility is assigned.
  • Coordinate management’s SOX 404 process controls documentation and review controls to ensure adequate design and identification of key and non-key controls for critical processes/ accounts including rationalizing and optimizing controls through automation
  • Coordinate update of internal controls documentation for financial and IT processes in collaboration with business and IT partners.
  • Liaise with internal personnel and external/internal auditors regarding internal controls within the organization.
  • Provide a reliable and insightful resource for implementing controls within a business process in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Coordinate remediation of findings and deficiencies identified by internal and external auditors.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors and proactively coordinate management’s assessment of internal controls over financial reporting and any planned reliance by external auditors on internal audit testing.
  • Work on projects to automate and streamline areas of the month-end process
  • Ad hoc tasks as delegated by the line manager and business area
  • Assisting in the production of a number of highly sensitive financial returns and disclosures, which are used to calculate overseas tax returns and provide data to external regulators, on behalf of the fiscal branches
  • Ensuring effective communication channels are established and maintained through regular dialogue with stakeholders (Product Control, Tax, Market Risk and other support functions)

Our requirements

  • Qualified accountant
  • Ability to understand company activities, products, processes and systems
  • Ability to analyses data and medium to advanced Excel database skills
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, as are good tact and diplomacy, as the role requires constant communication with other individuals and teams.
  • Reasonable nowledge/proficiency in internal controls and the COSO framework, required. Experience in supervising SOX project management, required.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization of work tasks.
  • Self-motivated enthusiastic and proven rapid learning capability.
  • Experience of working in Global Banking and Markets or Financial Control is desirable but not essential.
  • In addition to the details listed above, the ideal candidate will be confident dealing with a variety of stakeholders both in terms of function and seniority, have strong self-awareness with the confidence to work independently using own initiative.

What we offer

  • Stable job in professional team,
  • Interesting path of career in an international organization,
  • Consistent scope of responsibilities,
  • Private health care, employees’ benefits.

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