Management Accounts Team Lead Management Accounts Team Lead …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Dependent on experience
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Dependent on experience
Tradition is the interdealer broking arm of Compagnie Financière Tradition and one of the world's largest interdealer brokers in over-the-counter financial and commodity related products. CFT is represented in over 28 countries, employing over 2,500 people.

Tradition is currently seeking to appoint a Management Accounts Team Lead to be based within the London office.

Main responsibilities within the Management Accounts Team Lead position include:

  • Overseeing the running and development of the management accounting business;
  • Preparing and maintaining process notes and legal entity standing files;
  • Assisting with the implementation of system and process changes;
  • Participating in small scale finance projects;
  • Developing a good understanding of the business and its products;
  • Building a strong working rapport with the CEO, business managers and desk heads and acting as a first port of call for front office queries;
  • Communicating with desk heads on a regular basis and taking them through their desk performance results on a monthly basis;
  • Preparing other financial modelling / new product review on an ad hoc basis;
  • Involvement in the annual budget process
  • Carrying out all month end accounting postings in an efficient and accurate manner following a set timetable;
  • Ensuring the correct accounting treatment is applied on both BAU and ad hoc matters;
  • Calculating front office variable bonus accruals;
  • Analysing month on month and YTD variances and providing clear, accurate and meaningful commentary for key variances;
  • Preparing month end balance sheet reconciliations to good standard with appropriate back up support and commentary on key movements;
  • Calculating current and deferred tax provisions;
  • Preparing month end reporting packages for Group Finance;
  • Addressing queries from London Management and from Group Finance;
  • Liaising with overseas offices and ensuring all inter-company balances are agreed and any disputes resolved.
  • Preparing HY and YE working papers for external auditors;
  • Addressing and resolving audit queries;
  • Preparing IFRS statutory financial statements at YE;

Key skills, experience and competencies required to be successful in this role:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Big four audit firm training desirable
  • Financial services experience preferable
  • Proficient systems knowledge
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills especially excel