Financial Controller - Governance and Analytics- Associate

London, United Kingdom
28 Jan 2023
10 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job title: Financial Controller - Governance and Analytics

Corporate Title: Associate

Department overview:

Corporate Reporting and Control (CR&C) is team of specialists leading financial reporting, accounting and analytics, contributing as a member of the EMEA Finance team to the success of the firm. The EMEA Finance department is a collaborative environment with a strong conduct and risk culture. The CR&C team is ideal for individuals interested in looking to: enhance our expertise and capabilities; be a trusted partner; uphold the highest standards of compliance; and take the next step in their career.

Key objectives critical to success:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced financial professional to support an Asia-based financial-services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries on a range of trading and investment banking activities. The Finance department is critical to the firm's markets and banking operations, actively contributing to the firm achieving its position as a market leader in the space.

The role is based in London at offices location at One Angel Lane
  • Preparation, analysis and presentation of predominantly IFRS / UK and US GAAP monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for stakeholders (business and senior management).
  • Preparation and analysis of financial statements, providing advice on technical accounting and disclosures and notes requirements.
  • Ensure accounting policies are up-to-date and consistent with external reporting requirements.
  • Assess the impact of latest accounting standards and coordinate with the CR&C team required changes to reporting following updated standards and regulatory developments.
  • Liaise with other Finance colleagues to resolve booking issues and provide advice relating to financial products and transactions.
  • Contribute to the development of procedures in the department.
  • Liaise with internal and external audits, responding to queries.
  • Maintain systems and records to ensure accurate and timely reporting.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to automate processes and to drive process improvements.
  • Support departmental projects and initiatives.

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:
  • Qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA).
  • Minimum 3-4 years of relevant experience in the Financial Services, including providing financial information to the business/senior management.
  • Strong financial reporting and analytical skills.
  • Experience of process automation, driving process efficiencies.
  • Honest and ethical conduct, including the ethical handling of actual or apparent conflicts of interest.
  • Good organisational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude and a team player.
  • Ability to adapt to change and work under pressure.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Nomura competencies

Trusted Partner
  • Understand clients' needs and issues, and respond with high-quality proposals
  • Acquire capabilities to perform one's responsibilities and contribute to being a Trusted Partner

Entrepreneurial leadership
  • Produce new ideas that might challenge the status-quo or oneself


  • Seek advice from senior colleagues and utilize it for improved results
  • Collaborate with members from relevant departments

  • Contribute to the success of the organization both quantitatively and qualitatively, and act with awareness of the impact on others
  • Serve as role model and provide guidance to junior employees

  • Have a good understanding of corporate philosophy, professional ethics, compliance, risk management, and code of conduct, and make decisions and take actions accordingly

Right to Work
The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the UK (who require a Tier 2 Skilled Worker visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that this is a genuine vacancy for a qualified role

Diversity & Inclusion

Nomura is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to ensuring we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome all applications and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

If you require any assistance or reasonable adjustments due to a disability or long-term health condition, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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