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What does the team do?
Bank Funding Group Finance team looking after all finance responsibilities for the BFG team. The role covers all deposits, interests and costs related to this team. We cover all income statement and balance sheet responsibilities including month end, forecasting, budgeting, year end, regulatory reporting etc.
What are the key responsibilities?
Technical knowledge and experience• Part or newly Qualified accountant (CA, ACA, ACMA)• Previous experience in Financial Services (advantageous but not essential)• Good understanding of banking (advantageous but not essential)• Excellent accounting skills (essential)• Knowledge of IFRS (advantageous but not essential)
What skills are required ?
• Proficient in the use of MS Excel (essential)• Process automation experience highly desirable• Knowledge of JDE, Essbase and Hyperion highly desirable• Knowledge of Equation and Calypso highly desirable
What personal attributes do look for?
• Strong character with excellent interpersonal skills• Ability to analyse, interpret and assimilate information
• Pro-active with a strong work ethic• Excellent attention to detail• Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment• Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure, managing conflicting priorities
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, across the entire financial and accounting spectrum