Head of Investments Accounting

Titel: Head of Investments Accounting
Vertragsart: Contract
Location: London, England
Gehalt/Honorar: Negotiable
Beginn: ASAP
Laufzeit: 6 Months
Ref: 5498412_1594814239
Name des Kontakts: Jack Bampton
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Veröffentlicht am: seit 3 Monaten


Key Responsibilities

Statutory Reporting

  • Ensure that statutory reporting requirements are delivered for Investment management structures in accordance with FRS, IAS and GAAP, producing financials to a high quality that meets audit requirements and achieves internal and external reporting needs
  • External audit: Oversight and lead accountability for group entities of both half year and year-end financial statements
  • Accountability for the provision of financial accounts requirements in relation to pension fund and employee benefits under the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) rules
  • Collaborate with the Head of Financial Control in the proactive management of external auditors. Making sure the audit timetables are adhered to, key deadlines are met and audit queries are dealt with promptly and in line with best practice

Financial Reporting

  • Ensure that monthly financial monitoring includes all budgets and financial activity, including balance sheet, control accounts and debt management for matters associated with the Investments part of the business. Take the lead on compliance reporting at an organisational level
  • Gain a good knowledge and understanding of the current activities in the organisation and ensure that all financial aspects are considered. Enable development activity by ensuring that the financial infrastructure is in place to support the activity
  • Prepare or review Committee papers for relevant financial aspects and provide written comments in time for committee deadlines
  • Function accountability for the proactive monitoring of financial performance of the investments business whilst liaising with senior stakeholders including Executive Committee, Board, Committees and Shareholders. Oversight for the provision of compliance reporting in relation to appropriate activities
  • Lead accountability for the implementation of strategy for financial infrastructure to support all financial aspects of organisational development and projects/initiatives
  • Support business partnering service for the Investments business

Regulatory Reporting

  • Be the interface between Risk and Finance for the completion of the FCA Returns, with responsibility for preparation and submission of some of them

Investments Accounting

  • Manage Accounts Receivable and the full debtors process. Ensure appropriate accounting treatment, including provision for any bad or doubtful debts
  • Lead the relationship with external service providers for the administration and accounting aspects of all investmentSPVs and fund structures. Ensuring proper oversight of each entity encompassing:
    • Set up of the entity
    • Agreeing reporting timetable
    • Monitoring each entity through the year
    • Facilitating audits as required and making sure accounting filing and tax deadlines are met.