Financial Controls Analyst
- £30-40,000 + Good benefits
- Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland GB
- Permanent, Full time
- Meraki Talent
- 05 Mar 18 2018-03-05
This Financial Controls Analyst job in Edinburgh with a leading financial services company in Edinburgh is a tremendous opportunity for someone with a finance/accounts and operations background, to make a real impact in the financial controls team for a leading Investment Platform provider. You will ensure that all accounting postings made on client platforms are accurate and can be substantiated by accurate and timely system reports. Would suit candidates with 3 years'+ client accounting/investment accounting experience looking to work in a fast-paced environment, and implement change and financial improvement.
This Financial Controls Analyst job in Edinburgh with a leading financial services company in Edinburgh is a tremendous opportunity for someone who is currently working or recently worked in financial services, and has an accounts and operations background, to make a real impact in this newly created job for a leading Investment Platform provider.
Working as part of a newly created team, and supporting the new Head of Reconciliations, the Financial Control Analyst will provide financial oversight for a variety of platform control accounts and trading activities, ensuring that they in line with individual client requirements. In practice, this will see the Financial Control Analyst confirm that all accounting postings made on client platforms are accurate, are in line with the client’s expectations, and can be supported by accurate and timely control reports generated by the reporting system.
As Financial Controls Analyst, you will develop a deep understanding of each client’s requirements and that the wider reconciliations and oversite teams adhere to pre-agreed daily, weekly and monthly Service Level Agreements. To do this, you’ll help develop and improve internal reports to substantiate your findings and be able to escalate any issues as appropriate. This role is not about following a pre-existing process. It’s about looking to identify the controls gaps on behalf of clients and put in place the correct system to fill that gap. It’s quite a fluid role, that will grow and develop as you become more familiar with the platforms and how to make them better.
It’s anticipated that the successful candidate will have a financial services background and be able not only “talk the language” of Operations, but also know the difference between and debit and a credit, and what a trial balance should look like and what financial controls should look like in a fast-paced, multi-faceted environment. This team offers excellent career potential for suitably qualified and experienced individuals looking to work in an exciting, ever changing environment.