Finance Manager Finance Manager …

Bruin Financial
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Sep 20
£70,000 - £85,000
Bruin Financial
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Sep 20
£70,000 - £85,000
Bruin Financial
BRUIN are seeking a Qualified Finance Manager to join a boutique Investment Bank based in the City. You will take ownership of a key business unit and have the opportunity to work with stakeholders across the Bank in a highly commercial fashion.


  • Understand data and key drivers of business performance, including revenues, costs, P&L, balance sheet and risk weighted assets
  • Development of robust Management Information systems, including product profitability and client profitability to ensure the business can focus on those products and clients delivering the most value
  • Provision of meaningful commentary on actual financial performance including various KPIs, both historical and forecast
  • Responsible for daily monitoring of capital adequacy 
  • The control and preparation of monthly management accounts and reporting information to FD and Directors
  • Responsibility for month-end close delivery and accuracy
  • Preparation of COREP and FCA Returns on a quarterly basis, and assisting senior management with the composition of the annual ICAAP
  • Coordinate with US Finance & Operations counterparties to enhance GL transparency, specifically in regard to the European trading book 


  • Degree educated
  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Experience of financial services industry with a similar position
  • Experience with a Prime Broker or Executing Broker would be an advantage 


  • Strong understanding of accounting standards and accounting treatments
  • Appreciation of the need for regulatory compliance
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, capable of complex balance sheet analysis
  • Excellent Excel knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
Company Overview

BRUIN Financial is an independent recruitment consultancy with an exclusive focus on the financial services sector.

BRUIN assists leading financial services professionals secure appointments from graduate level to C-suite positions on a permanent, temporary and interim basis. From our offices in London and Manchester, we provide coverage throughout the UK and mainland Europe.

We are preferred suppliers to the world’s leading financial services institutions who value our boutique approach and our Consultants’ in-depth industry knowledge of their specialisms.

These include:

Front & Middle Office; Compliance; Credit & Risk Management; Finance & Accountancy; Life, Pensions, Employee Benefits; Project & Change Management; Legal; Operations; Sales, Marketing & Distribution; Broking, Underwriting & Claims; Actuarial, and HR & Secretarial.

Our Consultants are some of the most experienced financial services recruiters in the UK, offering expert advice and insight into the current jobs market. Whether you are seeking a short term assignment that suits your availability or the next permanent step in your career, our Consultants are on hand to help you secure the role that matches your needs.

BRUIN has been recognised by a number of industry awards for our expertise in financial services recruitment and for our innovative diversity initiatives. As a business we are vocal champions for a diverse talent pipeline and are proud of the reputation we have built in this area.

BRUIN Financial recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination.

As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons - men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs.

We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry.

Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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