Accounting Policy and Transaction Support VP Accounting Policy and Transaction Support VP …

Michael Page
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP80000 - GBP100000 per annum + strong company bens + bonus scheme
Michael Page
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP80000 - GBP100000 per annum + strong company bens + bonus scheme
Accounting Policy and Transaction Support VP Transaction Support, New Policy Implementation and Policy Development [US GAAP or IFRS] Product and technical accounting knowledge Ideally exposure to: derivatives, securitization, special purpose entities, transfer of financial assets, structured transactions, business combination

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Description

Accounting Policy and Transaction Support VP

Banking & Financial Services

Docklands Canary Wharf located with excellent hybrid working policy (2 days / wk in office suggested)

  • Provide USGAAP, IFRS and other European GAAP equivalent technical advice to optimize accounting treatment across various topics and product areas as part of new business projects, front office structuring and financial reporting.
  • Stay abreast of accounting developments, represent on industry forums and provide technical input as part of new policy implementation.
  • Prepare technical memos and communicate accounting solutions effectively to stakeholders which includes front office, support functions and auditors.
  • Review new trades and perform consolidation assessments for new entities and special purpose entities.
  • Review new and complex financial statement disclosures.

The Accounting Policy Division is a Global team within teh bank's Group Finance function. It includes Transaction Support, New Policy Implementation and Policy Development.

This is a role within the Transaction Support team in EMEA which provides technical support for the bank's entities in the UK and EMEA.

Although the role is based in London, there is a considerable amount of global interaction with team members and stakeholders in other regions. In addition, the team members also meet with peers from other banks to discuss accounting issues.

Due to the nature of the function, the role offers a high degree of variety and learning opportunity both in terms of product and technical accounting knowledge.

The team is friendly and supportive with a strong work ethos and provides a strong foundation for an individual to develop and collaborate in a dynamic team.

Profile

Accounting Policy and Transaction Support VP

Banking & Financial Services

Docklands Canary Wharf located with excellent hybrid working policy (2 days / wk in office suggested)

  • Chartered Accountant qualification
  • Proven work experience in similar position in financial industry or strong work experience as a certified accountant within the fs industry with strong background in accounting policies and accounting standards
  • Investment bank or financial services experience, either through hands-on experience or relevant audit or accounting advisory experience
  • A good understanding of bank products from the wealth management, asset management and investment bank business as well as group internal transactions, (e.g. derivatives, securitization, special purpose entities, transfer of financial assets, structured transactions, business combination)
  • Detailed knowledge of either US GAAP or IFRS, if knowledge is primarily IFRS the candidate must have the willingness and ability to quickly adopt US GAAP
  • Strong analytical skills - proven ability to translate technical rules into operational speak for the business
  • Outstanding communication skills - proven ability to work across region/function and present technical topics across various forums
  • Strong problem solving skills - ability to quickly understand, structure, solve complex issues, mitigate risks/ manage conflicts and provide pragmatic solutions
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives

Job Offer

  • Base £80,000 to £100,000
  • Excellent company benefits package (and promise of never falling behind peers in industry)
  • Competitive bonus scheme
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