This role has been specifically created in statutory financial statements production team within LEC. The individual will be part of the team responsible for co-ordination & project management of statutory financial statements production as well as audit for key EMEA regulated entities within CIB. The work is challenging with tight regulatory deadlines and therefore requires strong time management as well as technical skills.
Produce statutory financial statements, including audit support and files.
Support technical UK GAAP/IFRS accounting analyses including accounting memos.
Support various projects and initiatives which impact the legal entity including product,
Infrastructure, Regulatory, Compliance and other business driven initiatives.
Prepare board reports and present to the board of directors the statutory financial statements.
Co-ordinate various statutory financial statements production & audit tasks and support the team on various initiatives.
Ownership of statutory financial statements software (W-desk).
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
Qualified accountant (i.e. CA, ACCA, CPA etc.) with Post Qualification Experience.
Experience of investment bank financial accounting and products.
Strong technical accounting knowledge with experience in financial statement production and managing audits.
Ability to work under considerable time pressure, whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality.
Excellent communication and organisational skills and an ability to build relationships with key stakeholders.
Strong analytical ability, being able to discuss legal entity and business results and issues with senior management.
Good product knowledge, with an ability to develop an understanding of new/complex products.
Attention to detail whilst being cognizant of materiality levels.