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Job Purpose

The Financial Control Team ensures the integrity of the Bank’s financial records forming a robust platform for all internal and external financial reporting across the organisation.  This role sits at the heart of the function ensuring day to day robust controls and management of general ledger are maintained.  The key deliverables will be preparation of group financial statements, and a first point of contact and project manager with the external auditors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support for preparation of Group Statutory accounts including notes, supporting schedules and analysis for review
  • Ensure AL accounting policies are compliant with current accounting standards and provide analysis and relevant disclosure of future developments
  • Research of new accounting policies against accounting standards for new business initiatives
  • Be recognised as a financial accounting technical expert of key accounting issues within finance function and wider business
  • Support for preparation of AL accounting manual
  • Develop and preparation of monthly management information in line with statutory reporting requirements
  • Ensure robust trial balance controls are followed across the group
  • Key interface to the external auditors, supporting the audit process across the business and proactive management of the audit
  • Build understanding of the various businesses processes and products and leverage this to support the financial control of the Bank

Key Interfaces

  • Financial Controller
  • Head of Finance
Person Specification

Knowledge / Experience

  • Technical IFRS accounting knowledge 
  • Expert knowledge of IFRS 9 and FX accounting would be a distinct advantage
  • Preparation of group accounts
  • Audit background
  • Strong IT skills (Excel)

Qualifications

Professional accounting qualification with statutory experience (ACA) or equivalent
 
Competencies
  • Expert knowledge
  • Planning and reviewing
  • Influencing others
  • Judgment and problem solving