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Lead Accountant Treasury (Financial reporting)

£700 to £750 Per Day
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
The Lead Accountant role reports to a Treasury Financial Reporting Manager, with responsibilities to work with all members of the Treasury Finance team and thus covering different aspects of the portfolio, to ensure accurate data capture and subsequent accounting in both the transaction system (Quantum) and into the reporting ledgers (SAP) and BPC. Significant opportunities to work independently, while developing critical technical accounting skills while gaining exposure and understanding to Treasury execution and operations Delivery of quality forecast information as part of the quarterly re-forecasting process. This requires direct engagement with the front office and detailed volume rates analysis. Management of the monthly analyses and proofs on treasury business, which validate reported financial numbers. This will include Sarbanes Oxley documentation. Areas for responsibility likely to include, but not limited to interest analysis and the hedging of foreign currency investment and revenues Co-ordination of the US Treasury portfolio reporting, both for IFRS Group and US statutory requirements, ensuring completion of SOX controls and efficient validation procedures for the US portfolio and developing partnering relationships with the US based Treasury team and the US finance team. Analysis and co-ordination for the Group Annual Report and Accounts (and half year) consolidated IFRS reporting for the treasury and financial risk related disclosures in the published financial statements and of other listed companies and sub groups .Responsible for further analysis to report UK GAAP for UK finance subsidiaries and US GAAP for the US division statutory reporting. Oversight of analysis and verification for treasury information and disclosures as required for trading statements, interim and final result announcements, shareholder or bond circulars, and for UK regulatory (OFGEM) returns. Stakeholder engagement Graduate and ACA qualified accountant or equivalent Good technical accounting under IFRS and UK GAAP and awareness of Treasury related accounting standards IFRS 9, FRS 101 and 102 and IFRS 7. Awareness of treasury financial instruments together with relevant accounting and financial reporting. Strong analytical and financial reporting skills. Enthusiastic and self-motivated and commitment to professional delivery Excellent communication and team working skills. Experience of relevant systems Quantum (TMS), S4H or BPC is preferred but not essentialCandidates will ideally show evidence of the above in their CV in order to be considered. Please be advised if you haven't heard from us within 48 hours then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion, we may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly. Pontoon is an employment consultancy and operates as an equal opportunity's employer
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  • Job Reference: 701352630-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Pontoon
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £700 to £750 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: Umbrella
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Contract