Financial Specialist

General Ledger, Financial Specialist, Reporting Specialist
Financial Specialist – Segmental Reporting & Control UK (m/f/diverse)

To work within one of the 3 sub-teams of the company's CFO Finance UK function, the Finance team responsible for the control and reporting of the business booked in London.
Segmental Reporting & Control consist of 12 individuals and focusses on the transactional integrity of the portfolio, with responsibilities including:

Performance of a range of control tasks designed to maximise the accuracy & integrity of the information held within the Finance Sub-Ledger (Fibre) & General Ledger (SAP P75),
subsequently used as the basis of monthly financial, management, regulatory & tax-related submissions in respect of the company's London entities

To build and maintain strong relationships with the London Front office across all segments (Treasury, Trade Finance, Commercial Lending, Cash management etc.).

To gain an understanding of the core business drivers underpinning the strategy of each segment and to look for opportunities to develop internally provided financial information so that it
becomes as meaningful as possible to the Front Office user

Efficient and proactive clearance of any transactions appearing on the key portfolio reconciliations to ensure items such as cash breaks, trade integrity issues and general
suspense breaks are dealt with as soon as they arise. Implicit in this deliverable is the requirement to liaise with colleagues in Operations, Cash Management, Risk and other Back
Office departments of Commerzbank to ensure a high degree of control is maintained at all time

Responsibility for ensuring the transactional Balance Sheet & P&L information, and Front Office segmental attribution applied to it, held in the General Ledger at the month end
reflects the equivalent information appearing in the Front Office trade capture systems and the results reported by Market Risk in their daily P&L reporting. As part of this
objective to provide commentary on material movements to the CFO Finance UK reporting teams

To maintain product, system and process documentation which is informative and up-to-date. The current compliance and audit burden placed on Banks means that maintenance
of the CFO Finance UK control environment has become an area of increasing focus, and one where staff are required to take individual responsibility for completing control
procedures on time and evidencing that performance in a transparent and logical manner

To act as the first point of contact for the assessment of upstream system changes which could have an impact on the operational processing of the Sub-ledger. To engage with
the sponsor (or Project manager) of those changes to agree an appropriate testing approach. In addition to assist in various annual testing procedures to ensure the continued
efficiency of the London Finance systems

To work on ad hoc pieces of work throughout the year as prioritised by Finance management. Working with members of the wider CFO Finance UK team to deliver on departmentwide

To be part of an overall CFO Finance UK function that delivers a high quality product throughout the month, where staff accept individual responsibility for their own tasks and
collective responsibility for those of the wider team, with each individual willing to step forward proactively to accept new challenges, and demonstrate a commitment to both
self-development and to the development of processes within the function

Proficient in spoken and written English
In possession of a professional accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA), or keen to work towards obtaining one
A team player, willing to work collaboratively with colleagues within Segmental Reporting & Control and within the wider CFO Finance UK function to ensure the main financial,
management & regulatory deliverables are submitted on time with a high degree of accuracy and integrity
Keen to learn and take on new responsibilities, not afraid to back their individual judgement and prepared to take ownership of the results
Some experience of debt products preferred – bonds, derivatives or loans with at least a basic knowledge of the IFRS accounting rules applicable to those products
Able to appreciate the challenges involved in the control & reporting of complex transactions which will often involve cross-system or cross-entity relationships
Capable of gaining an in-depth understanding of a systems architecture in which data is taken from both front office and back office systems in order to maximize data quality
and the efficiency and accuracy of core reporting

We offer:
Good working environment in a friendly, professional and international team
Challenging job in a large, German based bank
Competitive salary
Well located office in the center of Prague
Nice set of benefits - e.g. 30 days of holidays, paid sick leave, Multisportcard etc.

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Job Type
Banking & Financial Services
Accountancy and Finance

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Jonatan Burda, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Prague
Hays Czech Republic, Olivova 4/2096

Telephone: +420 770 179 573