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  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

Our client, a leading financial services firm, are looking to add a new team member, responsible for key business areas, who will make a real impact to the future of the business, working closely across both operational and support teams in a highly rewarding role.

To be selected for interview you must hold a background in banking and a fluency in Mandarin.


  • Work closely across the Finance team (FP&A and Financial Reporting) and key operations stakeholders in trading and capital areas, to explain operating results and analysis, in a form that each area of the business understands for weekly and monthly reports
  • As part of Finance team, own month-end management reporting process for specific business areas; including the preparation of journals and revenue and cost analysis reports, and generating P&L summaries for Management Information packs
  • Produce regular reports on business performance KPIs for internal stakeholders and the investor group
  • Assist in providing regular business forecasts in asset performance
  • Support Senior Operations team members with financial expertise on a regular basis; providing accurate, trusted data and performing value-added analysis to facilitate decision-making
  • Support the Business Partner in:
  • developing finance and business presentations on performance; related supporting materials
  • producing the annual budget and regular forecasts
  • preparing and delivering financial data & analysis for internal business cases e.g. capital projects
  • Identifying process and systems improvements, then work cross-functionally to develop.
  • Experienced and a effective communicator and team player

Qualifications Requirements & Preferred Skills

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified/part qualified/QBE accountant
  • A background in banking is strongly preferred
  • Mandarin fluency - essential
  • Strong preference for prior experience in commercial accounting roles and experience in working as part of a wider high performing team.
  • Strong financial system & data analysis skills
  • Experience in financial analysis
  • High attention-to-detail and task-orientated mindset required; essential in a fast paced, and growth sector
  • High energy, high ownership of work product and commitment to driving results
  • Strong organisational skills, with ability to multi-task and manage numerous simultaneous priorities, especially at month ends
  • Strong interpersonal skills; solid written and verbal communication skills

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