Job title: Financial Accountant

Location: London

Closing date:

Job Summary

The Financial Accountant will work closely with the Finance team to manage the product and financial control function and support monthly, quarterly, half-year and year end reporting.

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 and commercial property, in addition to sourcing and advising on UK real estate investments.

Key responsibilities

  • Produce monthly balance sheet and income statement GL code reconciliations
  • Assist with improving the internal control process
  • Assist with month-end close process working with the financial team to ensure all entries required are posted into the accounting system
  • Assist with hedge accounting workings on a monthly basis
  • Performing monthly balance sheet analysis workings
  • Assist with the Group consolidation process
  • Assist with interim reviews and annual audit requests
  • Interrogate the ledger for queries and escalate any issues
  • Assist in preparation of VAT, CT, PSA return to HMRC
  • Assist in improving the control framework of the product/financial control
  • Support product control reporting re-design

Skills required

  • A meticulous and detailed approach in producing analysis and interrogating systems
  • Ability to work towards strict timeframes and is comfortable with multi-tasking
  • Ability to demonstrate good organisational and problem solving skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Familiar with financial ledger systems

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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