Assistant Revenue Accountant

Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Swindon, United Kingdom
02 Sep 2022
24 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Columbia Threadneedle Investments

You'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority.

Here, you'll find growth and career opportunities across all our businesses. We're intentionally built to help you succeed. Our reach is expansive with a global team of 2,000 people working together. Our expertise is diverse with more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. Our clients have access to a broad array of investment strategies and we have the capability to create bespoke solutions matched to clients' specific requirements.

Columbia Threadneedle is a people business and we recognise that our success is due to our talented people, who bring diversity of thought, complementary skills and capabilities. We are committed to providing an inclusive workplace that supports the diversity of our employees and reflects our broader communities and client-base. We welcome applications from returners to the industry.

We appreciate that work-life balance is an important factor for many when considering their next move so please discuss any flexible working requirements directly with your recruiter.

Job Purpose Statement

Based in our Swindon office, this role is an integral part of the team responsible for maintaining efficient and accurate revenue calculations. The role will also be involved in reporting key data to the rest of the business and assisting with ad hoc queries.

Role Responsibilities

How you'll spend your time....
  • The calculation of revenues within the Billing / Accounts Receivable system. Analysis to be performed to ensure the movement in revenue is consistent with calculation drivers (e.g. financial market movements).
  • This role will also be responsible for the completion of various balance sheet reconciliations relating to the revenues booked to the general ledger.
  • Reporting of assets, flows and revenues to key stakeholders for both regular and ad hoc requests.
  • Involvement in projects as appropriate
  • Assisting with the external audit process

Key Capabilities

To be successful in this role you will have....
  • Good knowledge of Excel (Vlookup, Sumifs etc)
  • Ability to be accurate and show good attention to detail
  • Reliable
  • GCSE Maths
  • Able to work well in a team and communicate well.

Desired Capabilities

If you also had this, it would be great....
  • Previous work experience in Finance role.
  • Qualifications in Maths or Accounting.
  • Experience of working with SQL Databases and Business Objects.
  • Knowledge of the Workday Accounting System.
  • Ability to look at own processes and make improvements.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Previous experience and/or an interest in the Asset Management industry.
  • Experience working with Auditors.

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