Reporting Accountant - French Speaking - Investment Bank

Recruiter
REED
Location
Little London
Salary
£30,000 - £39,999
Posted
25 Nov 2020
Closes
28 Nov 2020
Ref
1843017341
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
A Global Investment Bank are currently recruiting for a Reporting Accountant, based in the City of London in a permanent role the salary for this role is £35,000 to £40,000 with an excellent benefits package. Fluent in French highly desirable along with a Masters Degree in a finance related degree highly advantageous.

SUMMARY

The Reporting Accountant has primary responsibility for assisting in the preparation of the Branch’s:
  • Internal and external financial reporting and analysis;
  • Budget / forecasts;
  • Liquidity reporting;
  • UK regulatory reporting;
  • Tax calculations / returns;
  • Key Responsibilities

  • § Financial Reporting Responsibilities
    • Production/control of monthly financial statements
    • Detailed cost analysis and commentaries
    • Ad hoc analyses as requested by management in London and Paris
    • Liaising with internal and external auditors as appropriate
    • Regulatory Reporting Responsibilities
      • Preparation and control of monthly, quarterly, and annual Bank of England/FCA/PRA returns
      • Production of capital adequacy calculations
      • Production of tax calculations
      • Liaising with external advisers as appropriate
    • Project work
      • Assist with ad hoc requests relating to IT platform project for the Branch
      • Assist with accounting projects
    • Best practice
      • Strictly adhere to internal policies and guidance
      • Establish and maintain updated procedures for areas under responsibility
      • Ensure that controls are carried out, documented and escalated to manager when necessary

    SPECIAL ROLE REQUIREMENTS

    - Trustworthy, reliable

    - Work under pressure, able to prioritise

    - Fluent in French/English

    - Good communication/inter-personal skills/team player

    - Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products

    Qualifications/Education Required

    - English (Fluent)

    - French (Intermediate/Fluent)

    Desirable

    - Master’s degree

    Experience Required

    - Internship or short first experience in accounting or financial control or financial reporting

    Competencies

    - Detail-oriented

    - Trouble shooting

    - Organised and methodical

    - Flexibility

    - Motivation

    - Team oriented

    - Hard working

    - Resilience

    - Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines