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Financial Accountant in Europe - UK

  • Bear Consulting (UK) Ltd
  • Full time
  • Email
  • Europe - UK
  • 16/11/2017
  • Report

This Financial Accountant role is suitable for a person who is looking for more of a challenge as it is a fantastic opportunity to take on interesting projects (i.e. take ownership of establishing Head Office reporting, help build the banks MI function, develop and build a better policy around FX control, etc)


  • Do you have experience with the production of annual financial statements for a financial services entity

  • Are you a qualified accountant with greater than 2 years PQE

  • Experience with SOX self assessment (preferable)


Global award winning Investment Bank is going through a period of expansion due to an increase in trading activity. Our client, based in their stunning City of London offices is after a Financial Accountant to join the Finance team.

As a Financial accountant your duties will include:

  • Ensuring the appropriate accounting treatment of all transactions, the production of monthly and periodic reporting, preparing the annual financial statements, and liaising with internal and external auditors for entities in the CML group.

  • There will also be involvement with controls testing for Sarbannes Oxley (“SOX”)

  • Assessing and communicating impact of changes to reporting standards and ensuring accounting and reporting requirements are updated in production systems

  • Ensure that a full audit trail is maintained and readily available to substantiate balance sheet and profit & loss account accounts, including trading balances (securities, repos, derivatives, collateral) and related party on a monthly basis

  • Assist with the production and review of quarterly Head Office Reporting

  • Completion of periodic Office of National Statistics returns

  • Implement enhancements to the overall financial reporting framework


All applications are welcome and will be reviewed for this excellent Financial Accountant role.


To £75K + Bonus + Benefits

Bear Consulting (UK) Ltd

Bear Consulting (UK) Ltd specialises in supplying Finance, Operations, Middle Office, Front Office Support and Marketing related staff into Hedge Funds, Investment Management and Investment Banking organisations worldwide. However, considering the current economic climate we are keen to adapt to ...

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