Financial Accounting Manager Financial Accounting Manager …

B&FS Finance
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 31 Oct 20
up to £80,000 + bonus + additional benefits
B&FS Finance
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 31 Oct 20
up to £80,000 + bonus + additional benefits
Posted by:
Kelly Fordham • Recruiter
Posted by:
Kelly Fordham
A leading Investment Banking/Brokerage firm are seeking a technical Financial Accounting Manager to join their London team. This is a new organic role and would suit a qualified accountant from financial services.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of annual financial statements.  Currently four legal entities with the possible future requirement for audited consolidated accounts for the European group.
  • Preparation of monthly consolidated management accounts – including p&l, balance sheet and consolidation adjustments.  Also cashflow reporting and projections.
  • Monthly currency exposure reports
  • Responsible for monthly corporate income tax and VAT accruals.
  • Quarterly VAT and EC Sales List reporting to HMRC
  • Preparation of UK Corporate Tax Returns (with support as required from external advisors)
  • Working closely with US Tax Dept  and overseas subsidiaries to coordinate on European tax issues generally.  Including Corporate Tax and VAT.
  • Review and support for European Transfer Pricing Issues
  • Periodic ONS reporting.
  • Takes the lead of technical accounting issues.  Liaising with external auditors, finance and overseas subsidiaries.
  • Primary cover for daily regulatory capital calculations


Ideal Candidate

  • Technical accounting expertise.  Able to work through business issues and advise on appropriate accounting treatments and solutiuons.
  • Experience in preparation and audit of financial statements.
  • Exposure to and experience in consolidated accounts.
  • Experience in preparing monthly management accounts.
  • Working knowledge of and interest in Corporate Income Tax and VAT.
  • Exposure to the preparation and submission of regulatory capital returns would be an advantage.
  • Self-starter and ability to work through issues on one’s own
  • Self-motivated and self-aware with a commitment to ongoing personal development.
  • Willingness to challenge and revise existing processes
  • Prioritizing responsiveness and speed of delivery.
  • Comfortable working as part of a small and organisationally flat team team – ready and willing to get involved in other areas as required
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills – locally within the Finance Team and with the wider business. 
  • Comfortable in the preparation of written analysis and presenting issues to senior management and the wider business.
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