CAO - Asset Management

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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
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Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) Asset Management

One of the UK's top banks are looking for a Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) to join their Asset Management team on an interim basis. The ideal candidate will have held a similar position in an asset management company. The role is paying between £500-550 daily.

Role Purpose

  • The job holder is as CAO heading the Accounting team of the relevant firms with an onshore and offshore team.
  • The job holder is finally responsible for the financial accounting in all aspects, this includes closing the books, reporting to HSBC Holdings and statutory accounts.
  • The job holder has the final responsibility for regulatory returns which relate to the financial performance or Risk weighted assets of the companies.
  • Business partnering with subject matter experts in risk and other finance functions
  • The team is part of the wider finance team, the CAO is expected to run independently larger projects in his area to improve processes and procedures.
  • Interpreting new financial reporting requirements and designing the associated external disclosures
  • Implementing the necessary control environment to provide assurance over financial information included in external publications (including analytical review and other appropriate procedures)

Special Requirements:

  • Qualified financial accountant with an audit firm (ACA or equivalent)
  • Experience in financial accounting of a financial institution
  • Experience to manage on- and offshore teams
  • Strong business partnering skills
  • Business knowledge in Asset Management products
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to explain complex issues in simple, understandable terms.
  • Good project skills
  • Proven record of managed changes
  • Team player who is able to persuade stakeholder of recommended changes


  • CFO Asset Management Global and UK
  • Asset Management MI
  • Head of External Reporting, Europe
  • Chief Accounting Officer, Europe

If this sounds like you, please do not hesitate to apply now!