accounting policy - avp in city of london

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job type
permanent
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job details

posted
location
city of london, greater london
job category
financial services
job type
permanent
reference number
MJ60041
phone
020 7786 6475
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job description

Are you a qualified accountant with experience in a financial markets environment? My client is a global banking group with a requirement for an AVP to join their Accounting Policy team based in the City of London.

You will be responsible for:
· Becoming an active member of a small team of technical accountants providing guidance and advice on technical accounting matters to both transactors and back office functions
· Partnering with Front Office to advise on the accounting implications of their business and actively ensuring that they are aware of all forthcoming accounting changes and their impacts
· Contributing to projects which incorporate accounting topics
· Supporting the new product assessment process, liaising directly with front office functions to support structuring activities, advise on the impact of new transactions on the company's accounts, and co-ordinate responses across the finance function
· Managing the quarterly assessment of variable interest entities (VIEs)
. Co-ordinating presentation materials for quarterly EMEA wide communications
· Contributing to, and provide, training on technical accounting matters across the firm
· Preparation of monthly SOX review and testing
. Active engagement with external auditors on all policy matters
. Contributing to the issuing or update of local accounting policies under IFRS

To be considered for this role you must have:
* An accounting qualification withstrong technical accounting (IFRS and ideally US GAAP) knowledge
* Exposure to banking products either via practice or in an investment bank
* Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills with the ability to work to challenging deadlines
* Strong MS Excel skills and be a self-starter

If you have the essential skills as outlined above and are looking for a permanent role within a progressive and dynamic environment, please forward your CV today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

skills

ACA, IFRS, US GAAP, Accounting Policy, Technical Accounting, Accounting Treatments

qualification

ACA, ACCA, CPA,