Accountant

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 14 Dec 18

Accountant

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

Overview

We are seeking to recruit an Accountant. This role will report to the Senior Accountant and will primarily focus on the financial and regulatory reporting of the EMEA entities of the Wellington Management Group.

Responsibilities

The individual will be involved with, and in time, have responsibility for:

Preparing journal entries and monthly financial reporting deliverables including Balance Sheet and Cash reconciliations for all EMEA entities

Preparing regulatory capital requirement calculations and reporting for all EMEA entities

Assist with preparation of annual financial statements for all EMEA entities including liaising with external auditors

Assist the London Finance Team with the annual ICAAP process

Facilitate the year end expense and benefits reporting process including liaising with the external service provider

Liaise with external service provider to assist with financial reporting requirements of the charitable foundation

Partner with other support areas (Real Estate, Information Technology, and other Boston based teams etc.) to assist in the overall operational support for the EMEA affiliates

Be proactive in identifying operational efficiencies and improvements to systems and processes

Assist with the preparation of reporting packages for a number of internal business teams

Qualifications

Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards would be beneficial 

Part chartered or full Chartered Accountant is a plus. We would also support a candidate interested in advancing chartership

Confident communication skills, interacting and collaborating, with all levels of counterparties both internal and external to the company

Displays intellectual curiosity

Detail oriented

Experience with European regulatory practices is not essential but would be beneficial

Strong Microsoft Office skills, and experience with Workday, or similar general ledger application, is also beneficial

JOB TITLE
Accountant

JOB FAMILY
Accounting

LOCATION
London

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at Wellington@icareerhelp.com .