EMEA Financial Controller EMEA Financial Controller …

Natixis UK
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jul 19
Competitive
Natixis UK
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Jul 19
Competitive
EMEA Financial Controller
Company Description
Natixis is the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France with 35 million clients spread over two retail banking networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d'Epargne. With more than 16,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise that are organized into three main business lines: Corporate & Investment Banking, Investment Solutions & Insurance, and Specialized Financial Services. A global player, Natixis has its own client base of companies, financial institutions and institutional investors as well as the client base of individuals, professionals and small and medium-size businesses of Groupe BPCE's banking networks.

Job Description
Overall purpose of the role: Directly reporting to CFO EMEA, the job holder carries out second level financial control over Accounting (general ledger, consolidation packages local, French and IFRS), and Regulatory reporting for all branches/subsidiaries within the EMEA region (London, Milan, Madrid, Dubai, Frankfurt, Moscow). You will work closely with the various local Finance teams, leveraging on their existing control set-up. Main responsibilities: • Draw up a summary of accounting processes and first level controls throughout EMEA and assess their soundness. Perform periodical checks on data reported by branches/subsidiaries (reasonableness checks, sample testing, analytical reviews...) and propose remedial actions if and when necessary. • Participate in any cross functional project impacting accounting data quality and contribute to the permanent control set up in EMEA. • Be a contact person for internal and external financial auditors. • Liaise with Paris Finance "Révision" team to share knowledge and best practices on a regular basis.

Required Skills/Qualifications/Experience
• Excellent knowledge of financial audit techniques as well as Banking regulations. • Strong financial/accounting background. • Autonomy, able to manage projects with minimal supervision. • In depth understanding of CIB products, including both Financing and Global Markets. • Ability to produce detailed and concise analyses. • Professional English, both written and spoken. A second European language would be an advantage. • Good communication skills, able to build good professional relationships with colleagues in other locations/ from other cultures.

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