Accounting Policy

  • £70,000 - £90,000 + benefits and bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • B&FS Finance
  • 18 Dec 17 2017-12-18

A Global Investment Bank is seeking an experienced Accounting Policy individual to join their London team. As part of role you will consult with the Trading business units to provide advice on the correct IFRS accounting treatment for their respective transactions/deals and other various projects. In-depth technical knowledge and experience is required.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing proposed transactions for appropriate accounting and commercial treatment, and coordinate Finance Management Group approvals
  • Communicating complex topics and issues to non-specialists
  • Providing assistance with interpreting and practically applying accounting standards
  • Responsible for complete & accurate legal entity accounts for direct businesses supported – including month end reviews and reconciliation oversight
  • Responsible for implementation of the financial control framework
  • Responsible for reporting deliverables to Finance stakeholders (including Direct Tax, Indirect Tax, Regulatory and Legal Entity Control) – both regular and ad-hoc in nature
  • Manage the London Trading Financial Control team.


About you

The successful candidate will be a Chartered Accountant with technical accounting experience in an Accounting Policy team. You will have:

  • Demonstrated post qualified  banking experience working in a technical accounting role
  • Strong knowledge across IFRS standards
  • Strong intellectual curiosity, coupled with the ability to think logically and commercially
  • Ability to effectively work in teams and operate in a collaborative environment
  • Tenacity to get to the right outcome by performing thorough research
  • Strong client service skills, and control/ risk awareness
  • possess strong communication & influencing skills
  • Ability to  develop and manage relationships with multiple stakeholders at all levels


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