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Equity Analyst

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Scott Duerden

  • Job ref:

    SDBM01_1530195929

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-06

City based International Bank are looking to recruit an Equity Analyst to join their expanding global middle office. Main responsibilities will include;

  • Prepare and distribute timely and accurate daily P&L and ( PAA) Profit Attribution Analysis, for the Equity Products trading desks
  • Review for large fluctuations daily and bring to the attention of management
  • Perform Front-Office to Back-Office reconciliations
  • Gain a working knowledge of the trade flow process from inception to G/L
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the G/L's and settlement systems (Fidessa, Imagine, Figaro, CMART, Global1, IBUK, Progress)
  • Ensure correct bookings in the general ledger
  • Ensure that new products are set up correctly in the P&L tracking process
  • Have an understanding of product related balance sheet and income statement line items
  • As appropriate, record, upload, reconcile and/or coordinate general ledger postings for product related activity
  • Prepare P&L and Balance Sheet Reconciliations as part of month-end close
  • Co-ordinate with legal entity and regulatory accounting, risk, operations, and other support groups
  • Create and update monthly analysis with regard to key business drivers
  • Prepare commentary and standard period over period analysis

To be considered for this position, candidates must have the following experience and skills;

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Accounting qualifications and basic accounting fundamentals desirable
  • Awareness of end to end processes/controls involved in Product Control/Middle Office preferred
  • An understanding of Capital Markets products and risks beneficial
  • An understanding specifically of Equity Finance Products is beneficial