Financial Accountant

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Start date:
1 year
Aston Carter
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flag_no United Kingdom
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My client is a large banking group with a job role based in Gloucester. They are currently recruiting for a technical accounting role within their Mortgages business.

The role has responsibility for supporting the Mortgage Finance Regulatory reporting returns, the operation of a SOX compliant financial control environment and the assurance of IFRS compliance in the generation and presentation of Mortgage financial results. The role will also support impairment and related regulatory reporting.

This role offers the opportunity to support provision of ad hoc analysis and regular reports. The individual will be responsible for supporting a divestment project across various workstreams, interacting with a wide range of stakeholders and providing appropriate insight and recommendations based on the analysis undertaken.

Key accountabilities:
*Provide technical accounting advice and support to the project's Mortgages Finance team and the
Business as required.
*Support the completion of the Project's Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly and Annual regulatory reporting returns including Bank of England, FSA, IFRS 7 and Basel II reporting.
*Support the collation of timely, accurate and supportable project Impairment financials and commentary through successful execution of EUC and process controls.
*Support timely, accurate and supportable Project month end adjustments and MI packs through successful governance of models and source data feeds and the execution of model and process controls.
*Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Finance, Business Intelligence and Credit Risk colleagues across heritages, division and group to support the objectives of the Financial Accounting team.
*Maintain a rigorous control environment sufficient to provide satisfactory comfort over financials collated and reported.
*Develop and maintain successful relationships with External and Internal Audit to facilitate the prevention of red audit issues within area of responsibility.
*Participate in the Financial Accounting team, taking ownership for the development and success of the team as a whole.
*Complete statutory training.

No operational losses
Support achievement of relevant financial targets
Building the Business
Delivery of key outputs
Evidence of contribution to continuous improvement

Customer and manager feedback
Quality of analysis and support
Evidence of proactive resolution of queries/issues
Personal impact

Evidence of adherence to Group policies and procedures

Evidence of team and self development
Technical Knowledge (Proficient)
Customer Excellence (Advanced)
Communication and Impact (Proficient)
Collaborative Working (Proficient)
Planning & Organising (Proficient)
Delivering change and improvement (Proficient)
Delivering Results (Proficient)
Attention to detail (Proficient)
Insight & solutions (Foundation)
Internal Policies, Processes & Structure (Proficient)

Allegis Group Limited and Aston Carter Limited operate Employment Businesses and Agencies and are companies within the Allegis Group Inc. group of companies, the fourth largest staffing company in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems and Aerotek are divisions of Allegis Group Limited. Applicant data will be treated in accordance with the Allegis Group's Privacy Notice. By submitting personal data to any company or division within the Allegis Group, the applicant is providing explicit consent to the use of such data by the Allegis Group and to the transfer of such data to and from the Allegis Group companies within the UK, Europe and outside the European Economic Area in connection with the fulfilment of the applicant's voluntary requests, and the fulfilment of other job opportunities that match the applicant's profile, and confirms that they may be contacted about such job opportunities.