Intermediate Finance Analyst – Finance Business Support

  • Competitive
  • Chester, England, United Kingdom Chester England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • 19 Mar 18 2018-03-19

Intermediate Finance Analyst – Finance Business Support

Job Description:
As an AVP Intermediate Finance Analyst - Finance Business Support your responsibilities will include:

  • Produce, review and supervise FICC daily balance sheet estimate production
  • Produce, review and supervise Global Equities daily balance sheet estimate centralized journals
  • Complete monthly Global Equities and FICC balance sheet centralized general ledger journals
  • Analyze daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly movements within balance sheet
  • Development and Analysis of Key Performance Metrics
  • Contribute to the Governance process, operational error reporting and support of other internal control process including SOX key control oversight and review
  • Work with colleagues based around the Globe to provide best in class support for the businesses controlled
  • Provide key support to internal and external auditors and regulatory reporting

As an AVP Intermediate Finance Analyst - Finance Business Support your skills and qualifications must include all of the following:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar), with top 10 practice experience
  • Experience of balance sheet reconciliation and analysis
  • Experience of handling and managing large and confidential data sets requiring through the use of advanced Excel knowledge
  • Experience in evaluating Internal Controls and providing key improvements to control weaknesses and ineffectiveness
  • Demonstrable people management experience
  • Proven experience of relationship / stakeholder management within a professional services or financial services company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with an ability to explain complex issues

As an AVP Intermediate Finance Analyst - Finance Business Support, you will ideally have the following desirable skills and qualifications:

  • Tier 1 Investment Bank experience
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of balance sheet treatment of key Equity and FICC products
  • Commercial awareness - An ability to relate economic events and drivers to daily core processes to ensure risks are being highlighted and addressed as part of core daily work
  • Ability to engage and influence stakeholders across formal and informal hierarchical structures
  • Problem Solving - Being able to approach problems with a range of tools and ability to think widely

Closing Date: 29th March 2018
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small- and middle-market businesses, large corporations and governments with a full range of financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is the marketing name for the global banking and markets businesses.
The company has had a presence in EMEA since 1922. With offices in 23 countries on three continents, it offers an integrated and comprehensive set of products and services across Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Global Markets and Consumer Card, serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise. Developing solutions for social and environmental challenges is at the core of Bank of America Merrill Lynch's responsibility platform. In more than 90 countries around the world, we partner with employees, clients and stakeholders to help make financial lives better.


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