Job title: Statutory Accountant - FTC 12 Months

Location: London, Milton Keynes or Wilmslow

Closing date:

Job Summary

To assist with the product and financial control function and support monthly, quarterly and year end and reporting and assist in preparing statutory financial statements in compliance with IFRS.

Key responsibilities

  • Assist in preparing statutory financial statements in compliance with IFRS
  • Ensure compliance with statutory reporting requirements, tax regulations, and accounting standards
  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closing activities, including general ledger reconciliations and accruals
  • Collaborate with external auditors during the audit process, providing necessary documentation and resolving any queries
  • Preparation of the month-end close process, including submission of journal entries in a timely manner
  • Support the accounts’ payable function including processing payments, review of the related journal entries in the accounting system
  • Producing/reviewing monthly balance sheet and income statement GL code reconciliations
  • Assist with implementation of any new accounting standards
  • Provide ad hoc reporting as and when required
  • Reviewing the daily product control reports
  • Ensuring all deal bookings are booked correctly and flowing as expected in the accounting module and escalate to relevant persons
  • Support product control reporting re-design
  • Assist with the implementation of any new systems
  • Provide cover to senior team members, when necessary
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this role, for which the role holder has the necessary experience and/or training

Skills required

  • Is meticulous and detailed in producing analysis and interrogating systems
  • Able to demonstrate good organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Familiar with financial ledger systems
  • Logical and methodical in problem solving
  • Very good all round communication skills and comfortable dealing with employees at all levels
  • Proactive in responding to information requests from Management
  • A self-starter who is able to work in a small team environment
  • Exposure to IFRS
  • Relevant university degree or equivalent
  • A fully qualified accountant (ACMA, ACA, ACCA)

About us

Founded in 2007, we are a challenger bank that operates in accordance with Shariah principles, with offices in London, Milton Keynes and Wilmslow. We offer personal and corporate savings products and finance for UK residential property, in addition to sourcing and advising on UK real estate investments.

Additional Details:

We offer a highly attractive reward package; the typical benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday entitlement increasing with service
  • Pension plan
  • Private medical insurance
  • Group dental insurance
  • Income protection
  • Life assurance
  • Employee referral bonus

Gatehouse Bank is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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