VP Statutory Reporting Accountant - 6 month FTC VP Statutory Reporting Accountant - 6 month FTC …

Financial Services
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
GBP70000 - GBP75000 per annum
Financial Services
in London, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
GBP70000 - GBP75000 per annum
This is a VP Statutory Reporting Accountant based in London with a leading investment banking firm. Due to an increased workload, the team is now looking for another specialist to join them on a 6 month fixed-term basis.

This London based VP Statutory Reporting Accountant role is with a leading financial services firm.

Description

The responsibilities of the successful candidate for this London based VP Statutory Reporting Accountant role will include:

  • Timely and accurate submission of regulatory reporting requirements (including annual accounts submission)
  • Production of financial statements using the Workiva reporting package
  • Reconciliation of financial statements to the Workday general ledger
  • Preparation and collation of support for all balances and disclosures related to financial statements
  • Responsible for ensuring the technical accuracy of the Europe, Middle East and Asia entities in accordance with IFRS and UK GAAP for Limited Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Liaison with group auditors and internal business partners to fulfill auditor requests
  • Resolution of any technical accounting and disclosure queries, documenting and presenting to senior management for approval
  • Review of and monitoring of progress against detailed production plans, provision of regular updates and early identification of expected delays, appropriate escalation
  • Documentation of control weaknesses and areas of improvement, providing timely recommendations for improvement
  • Post-production and post-audit lessons learned, including planning revisions for next year
  • Assist with other ad-hoc projects as required

Profile

The successful candidate for this VP Statutory Reporting Accountant position will have the following background:

  • 5-7 years of prior experience in a technical accounting or controllership role
  • Experience of Statutory Reporting and audit management
  • Experience of IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP
  • A relevant professional qualification (ACA or ACCA preferred)
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to partner across the business and build strong relationships across the organisation
  • Good generalist of technical accounting
  • Intermediate/Advanced Excel (VLOOKUP's, Pivot Tables, SUMIFs)
  • Workday, Adaptive and Workiva systems knowledge is an advantage

Job Offer

A great team and an attractive salary.

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