Job Title: Senior Finance Analyst
LOB: The CFO Group
Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President
Senior Finance Analyst
Are you a talented accounting professional looking for a new challenge? If so then read on as we are rapidly growing our accounting teams.
At our Chester office, you would be joining one of the largest investment banks in the World and the only top tier Bank in the North-west. In Chester we support the Chief Finance Office Group (CFO) which serves a number of essential trading functions within Bank of America. Supporting these trading functions is absolutely critical to our success as a Bank and the work we do in Chester has a global impact by helping multinational organisations, governments and individuals trade successfully on the global markets.
As an organisation we want you to succeed and will invest in you and your personal development at all points in your career with us and you will have access to a dedicated internal mobility team designed to help with future moves within CFO and the wider bank.
When joining CFO you will support various businesses which trade a variety of products ranging from credit, interest rate and FX products in addition to Equity based products such as options & futures. The primary function of the team is to provide control and business advisory guidance to key business partners; Price Verification (PVG), Trading Desk, Credit & Market risk, Regulatory Group and the RWA team.
By joining as a Senior Finance Analyst your main responsibilities will involve:
Daily P&L & Balance sheet reporting and oversight. This includes approval of daily sub-ledger P&L, preparation of daily commentary and reviewing changes to the daily balance sheet.
Core Financial Oversight including price verification, validation of appropriate use of models for records, monthly and quarterly revenue commentary & internal control process including SOX.
Planning & Reporting including influencing business strategy, plans, budgets and forecasts.
Running the expense approval process for deal related and organisational expenses as well as providing expense related analytics.
Mentoring junior colleagues in CFO as we build out our organisation at all levels.
As the Senior Finance Analyst your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Good academic profile with a 2:1 at degree or equivalent experience
Excellent excel skills with the ability to build and use spread sheets
Demonstrable risk identification and management
Positive relationship management and partner management ability
Investment banking experience
Knowledge of derivatives and associated products or a willingness to learn about these products
Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) or CFA with good working knowledge of accounting concepts
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