Financial Reporting Project
9-12 month FTC
ACA with 4+ years PQE
GBP90,000 – GBP110,000 (depending on experience)
A UK based Bank undergoing a Finance Transformation to overhaul its current processes and create a more value-add finance team of business partners. The changes will allow the company to automate transactional processes, obtain substantial efficiencies and offer strategic analysis for senior management.
This opportunity supports the transformation by working on the financial reporting framework. You will report into a senior transformation lead to design new processes and have a continuous focus on improving existing processes. This is a great role to impact change.
Assist with identifying, designing and implementing a new financial reporting framework.
Support stakeholders to find the most cost-effective model.
Ensuring adequate internal systems and controls are in place for the on-boarding of new products
Challenge the financial control owners
Ensure operating and financial reporting risks are being addressed appropriately
Improve controls, assurance and risk management
Meeting FCA and PRA requirements for the financial reporting framework and controls
Working with the technical accounting team to ensure the framework helps develop accounting policies.
Aim to simplify and improve compliance with the financial reporting standards.
Setting the framework to provide guidance on existing and future financial transactions.
Document changes and co-ordinate stakeholders
Monitor, track and report on the project milestones. Managing timelines.
Develop and maintain good relationships with key stakeholders.
Skills & Experience
You will be an ACA Qualified Accountant with a background in Audit and 4+ years post qualified experience in financial reporting. It’s also essential you are from Financial Services/Banking.
Ideally you will have existing experience in financial reporting projects and the framework and be able to provide examples of these. However, you can have financial reporting BAU experience and be looking to use this knowledge in a project role.
Regardless of if you come from a project or BAU background it is essential you have an in-depth understanding of financial reporting frameworks and IFRS.
Your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills will be required to influence others and move towards a common vision. Other skills that will also be needed are planning and organisation, attention to detail and enjoyment of continuous improvement.
This is a hybrid working role with 3 days in the office and 2 at home.