Financial Control Accountant

Permanent - London, UK

Employment Type Permanent
Type Full time
Location London, UK



Assists the Financial Controller in managing overall responsibility for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the Bank’s General Ledger ensuring delivery of its objectives.

Along with other members of the financial control team responsible for a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and ensure the integrity of IFRS reporting and any other internal financial reporting required. Includes preparation of financial accounts in accordance with IFRS


• Along with other members of the financial control team responsible for the integrity of the general ledger and reporting systems – this includes set up of new accounts, deletion of dormant accounts and maintenance of GL mappings

• Assisting the monthly general ledger close including posting manual entries for cost and overheads, lease accounting, suspending interest on non-performing loans etc

• Reviews P&L mapping to ensure correct segmentation of income

• Contribute to the preparation of the annual financial statements, including being responsible for the preparation of individual note disclosures

• Provide responses and data for external and internal audits

• Performing the balance sheet substantiation rolling assurance review program. Including the responsibility for escalation and follow up of any issues identified

• Assist the Financial Controller in maintaining strong financial controls to be the 1st line of defence in respect of the integrity and accuracy of financial information. Including managing daily controls such as the Daily P&L and Balance sheet review; account ownership reviews; daily FX sell down and redenomination of currency; FOBO reconciliation. This includes the responsibility for following up any issues identified and appropriate escalation.

• Participate and contribute to ad-hoc projects.


• Qualified Accountant ideally ACA or ACCA with strong background in IFRS

• Post qualification experience ideally in banking / financial services

• Strong controls background with experience in either external or internal audit

• Good data and numeracy skills with attention to detail with ability to maintain accuracy at all times

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

• The ability to work autonomously and take initiative in particular building / developing new processes and controls as the Bank’s systems or business change and evolve

• Strong organisational skills with the ability to ensure efficiency whilst balancing priorities

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