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Accounting Advisory - Investment Bank - London

Job Title: Accounting Advisory - Investment Bank - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH18983_1530802917
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Contact Email: hannah.alderson@twentyrecruitment.com
Job Published: July 05, 2018 16:01

Job Description

A tier 1 investment bank are looking for a qualified, technical accountant for an Accounting Advisory role. It is a front office facing role with a particular focus on financial instruments and IFRS. It is imperative this person has good technical accounting knowledge from either big 4 or through banking. It is a great, progressive opportunity inside a dynamic organisation in a highly independent and relatively senior team with a flat structure.

THE JOB

Specifically your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing IFRS advice to all business lines within the investment bank
  • Providing solutions to accounting issues that arise in new business proposals, live transactions and new initiatives
  • Maintaining internal control standards, resolving any issues raised by external regulators
  • Working closely with the regulatory policy team, enabling in depth understanding around business activities impact on regulatory and capital.
  • Liaising with other accounting advisory teams in other areas, highlighting points of discussion
  • Involvement in interesting trades and products
  • Working close with Product Control, Regulatory Policy, Legal, Compliance and Risk

YOU

To be considered for this job, you will have the following experience:

  • Strong technical accounting background or financial reporting or product/financial control in banking
  • A chartered accountant (preferably big 4 trained if from practice).
  • Understand the leadership quality - can articulate themselves well in front of a variety of different stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of IFRS and the implementation of it
  • Knowledge of IFRS 9 and banking products
  • Someone who has worked with the front office and understands the need to be commercial.
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure