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Job Description:

Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking At FIS youll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun

About the team

Platform Securities are market leaders in the back-office outsourcing services to stockbrokers and wealth managers in UK and Europe

Platform Securities have been servicing the financial services industry for over 15 years They are highly regulated and have one of the highest levels of authorisation from the UK Financial Conduct Authority

What you will be doing

Key duties and responsibilities

Financial Partner to Business Services function of Platform Securities (includes IT Service Delivery, Assets Servicing and Maintenance, Client Servicing and Control & Oversight)

Develop and maintain processes to enhance the financial reporting of Business Services
Support the Finance Manager with financial planning, forecasting, resource modelling and other reporting relating to this area
Respond to requests for information from within this area including KPI reporting

Budgeting / Forecasting Provide assistance to the monthly forecasting and annual planning process

Audit Provide assistance to the year-end audit process for example run-rate analysis, responding to audit queries, compiling budget data/audit packs

Statutory Accounting Provide assistance to the production of year end Statutory Accounts and supporting schedules for each of the businesses entities

Regulatory Reporting Preparation of FCA Quarterly and Annual returns, VAT returns and annual Research & Development tax returns

Month end journals and variance analysis Raising and posting of journals, Analysis of specific variances for monthly commentary and development of monthly reporting in conjunction with the Lead Management Accountant

Balance Sheet Reconciliations Monthly preparation of Balance Sheet Reconciliations and resolution of outstanding queries including all Payroll related reconciliations

Continuous Improvement Identifying areas for improvement and creating solutions that produce better information more efficiently, aiming to automate and streamline systems wherever possible

Ad-hoc project and administrative work as requested

Maintain the first line of compliance defence by ensuring team adherence to business processes and procedures that are designed to meet the regulatory standards set out in the relevant FCA rules and guidance
Treat clients fairly at all times
Maintain the first line of defence by operating risk controls assigned to the individual
Use the training and competence scheme to maintain the appropriate knowledge, skills and expertise to carry out the role competently
Adhere to company policies and procedures are all time including but not limited to; Code of Code, Information security, human resource policies and compliance policies and procedures

What you bring

Ability to produce clear and concise documentation
Ability to lead, drive and deliver projects effectively
Sound understanding of the formation of a balance sheet, income statement and cashflow
Generation of journals
Excellent Numeracy skills
Fully-qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA) (desirable)
Part-qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA) (essential)
Intermediate Microsoft Excel Skills
Compilation of monthly management accounts
Working with key stakeholders across the business
Experience of using Exchequer accounting software(desirable)
Intermediate Microsoft Access (desirable)
Advanced Microsoft Excel (desirable)
Preparation of VAT Returns and R&D Tax Credits (desirable)

What we offer you

A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
A broad range of professional education and personal development possibilities FIS is your final career step!
A competitive salary and benefits
The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology
A work environment built on collaboration, flexibility and respect

FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the FIS Online Privacy Notice

FIS is an equal opportunity employer We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics The EEO is the Law poster is available here and here

For positions located in the US, the conditions below apply If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test and background check (including criminal record check) ADA Disclaimer In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis

As part of the selection process this role may require an assessment to determine suitability

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Other Accounting
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 10th May 2020

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