Bookkeeper (Trading) Bookkeeper (Trading) …

Gold Grain Capital Ltd
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
Gold Grain Capital Ltd
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 Jan 22
Posted by:
Tahiya Chowdhury • Recruiter
Posted by:
Tahiya Chowdhury
Dorot ltd. Is a holding company owner of GGCL and other companies. Gold Grain Capital is an FCA regulated trading firm boutique specialised in structured product. Headquartered in Mayfair London, it has an international client base. The group team is small, and the role would suit someone flexible in their approach to working in a boutique environment and a standalone position. The group team work closely together to solve customer’s needs and complex situations. This role will focus on the daily bookkeeping and reconciliation of the invoicing of income and expenditure of the group companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily bookkeeping of the group companies.
  • Daily reconciliation of the group banks statements.
  • Weekly report on the group unpaid receivables.
  • Check the correctness, issuing and sending out the group invoices to the various paying counterparts.
  • Reconciling the income invoices amounts of all Private Placement trades with the information in the internal booking system, or with the issuing bank or with the trader in person.
  • Cross checking the income invoices amounts of all Public Offer trades with the information in the internal booking system and the information from the issuing banks and/or with the traders in person.
  • Find the cause and resolve any fees discrepancies.
  • Report to management any fees discrepancies.
  • Preparing a payment list of incoming invoices expenses for management approval.
  • Verifying that all the general expenses amount invoiced to the group companies are correct and backed by a contract.
  • Verifying the correctness of all introducers invoices amounts against the relative trades.
  • Verifying that all introducers have been previously approved by compliance (check KYC AML docs).
  • Verify and confirm any change in an introducer bank.
  • Report and deal with all discrepancies of the incoming expenses invoices.
  • Report to management all expenses invoices discrepancies and KYC AML issues.
  • filing hard copies of all income, expenses and any other related document and communication.
  • Developing periodical internal financial statements including cash flow, profit and loss and balance sheets.
  • Cooperate with the group companies’ accountants for the preparation of the group companies yearly financial statements.
  • Contact with accountants for all accounting issues (financial statements, payrolls etc.)
  • Report to management any accounting issues.
  • Deal with the group accountants to prepare the employee wages and confirming any wages changes to the accountants. Notify the accountants of the vacations and sick leaves of each employee.
  • Credit card bookkeeping, receipts collection and filing.
  • Verification, bookkeeping and filing of the employee expenses on own accounts.
  • General admin tasks:
    • Communications with banks and 3rd party service providers
    • Record keeping
    • Providing reports on certain business activities.

• Essential:

  • Formal bookkeeping education.
  •  Experience to bookkeeping and back-office management of firms dealing with financial securities.
  • Have a sound understanding of financial securities and general operational processes (e.g. Accounting, Settlements and general processes performed by a Custodian).
  • General knowledge of AML, KYC procedures.
  • Ability to learn. Develop the operational, technical knowledge and skills to perform the role successfully on an on-going basis within a dynamic work environment.
  •  Demonstrates proficiency in written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience of following business processes, standards, policies and procedures.
  • Operational experience with at least 5 years’ worth of relevant experience working in financial sector.
  • Good communication with third parties.


  • At least 5 years’ experience in bookkeeping and back office activities in the financial industry
  • Ideally Italian speaking (Fluent)
  • A strong background in MS Excel, Word and internal accounting systems required.
  • Specific experience with firms dealing in financial securities and derivatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and efficiently
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