Management and performance measurement accountant

Financial Services
London, United Kingdom
GBP75000 - GBP80000 per annum
26 Jan 2023
03 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Our client is a leading Corporate Investment bank.


Main responsibilities

Performance measurement

* Analyse financial performance from different management views and interpret and provide business reasons for the movements
* Responsibility for production of complete, accurate, insightful and timely reports at an individual BU and consolidated London Branch level
* Consolidate information into the required reporting format / structure
* Provide commentary on key business drivers, as well as capital utilization, in relation to the bank's risk return framework
* Engage with the business to understand drivers, performance and information required to support their BU
* Be alert for ways to enhance and improve processes around reporting
* Critically analyse and comment on costs, drawing out key insights on ratios, suppliers, variances and opportunities supported by the Cost Accountant
* Develop and report on operational metrics for individual BUs that highlight opportunities and gaps
* Develop dashboard reporting that is meaningful and easily replicable, for consumption by senior management

Budgeting and forecasting

* Coordinate and consolidate the annual budgeting process, and the monthly forecast process
* Evaluate business performance between actuals, forecast and budgets from a revenue, cost and capital utilization perspective
* Explain deviations from forecast and budgets, all once-offs (unexpected income) and losses

Projects, systems and other change initiatives

* Ad hoc projects and requests from both the Group as well as London Branch
* Stakeholder relationship management and business partnership, producing solutions with buy-in from relevant stakeholders
* Quick quality responses to inform and satisfy stakeholders' needs and analysis requirements

  • CIMA or equivalent qualification in a finance role in a regulated CIB environment, with evidence of current and relevant CPD
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role
  • Excellent understanding of CIB business environment and products
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to build rapport quickly and maintain strong relationships
  • Conceptual / big picture thinking

Job Offer

Base salary £75,000 - £80,000

competitive benefits

flexible working
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