Vacancy alert: Financial Control – Equities Transaction Accounting | Birmingham

Company Name: Deutsche Bank
Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent
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Job Title: Financial Control – Equities Transaction Accounting – Prime Brokerage Control Team Leader
Corporate Title: Associate
Division: Global Financial Services
Location: Birmingham
Job Code: PP

Overview: Global Financial Services (GFS) is a function within Global Business Services (GBS).
GFS functions include daily production of P&Ls, Balance Sheet substantiations, Regulatory Accounting, independent pricing verification and month end processing of transaction feeds into regulatory reporting systems.

The Transaction Accounting Services team is responsible for ensuring the integrity and accuracy of all transactional related postings to the general ledger and substantiation of all affected Balance Sheet balances. Our daily and month-end controls enable us ensure the accuracy of the P&L being reported and integrity of our balance sheet.

Key Responsibilities:

Core responsibilities include:

*Month End Accounting process – reconciliation and substantiation of PB P&L and Balance Sheet;
*Ownership of Prime Brokerage MAFA reconciliation – investigation and resolution of all discrepancies;
*Production and presentation of Management Reporting Packs which evidence Balance Sheet substantiations and detail provisions, accruals and issues to senior management in London and Birmingham;
*Primary contact for FOBO reconciliation performed offshore, attending weekly control calls and assisting with resolution of breaks as required;
*Manage FX currency exposure for the Prime Brokerage business through FX sell off process;
*Investigate unsubstantiated balances or unexpected movements prior to and post month end close;
*Innovatively streamline current processes and help deliver system enhancements and developments;
*Management of small team in their delivery of daily and month end reports;
*Develop team to consistently deliver at a high standard using monthly one-to-ones and feedback sessions;
*Manage team performance through setting relevant objectives and Personal Development Plans.

You will have: (Skills/Experience)

*A solid accounting or finance background
*Exposure to balance sheets and their substantiation
*Strong communication and interpersonal skills
*Strong control focus – both financial and operational
*A proven track record in management and people development
*Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc)
*Knowledge of and an interest in financial markets

You will be: (Skills/Competencies)

*A self starter with strong attention to detail
*Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
*Innovative and dynamic in approach to problem solving
*People focused with a passion for their development
*Career driven and motivated to move up the ladder
*A degree holder from a reputable university
*ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified (preferred)

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any concerns about the application process, please contact your recruiter.

Industry: Accountancy
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Great benefits
Salary and Benefits: Great benefits
E-mail: [email protected]
Post Date: 09/30/2013
Job Ref: NGGFS


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