Finance Subject Matter Expert (12 months)

London, United Kingdom
Posted on 08/09/2020

Join us as a Finance Subject Matter Expert

  • In this key role, you’ll be building a sustainable and scalable banking and payments platform and supporting operations
  • You’ll be accountable for provision of finance subject matter expertise in order to make sure the build of the banking and payment platform is fit for purpose
  • In return, you'll gain valuable exposure and the opportunity to advance your personal and career development
  • We're offering this role for 12 months

What you'll do

As a Finance Subject Matter Expert, you’ll be providing end-to-end operational accounting requirements to support the banking and payments platform build, making sure the underlying accounting approach is fit for purpose and compliant. You’ll be providing financial advice and counsel throughout the build, including working with colleagues to make sure requirements are understood and incorporated.

You’ll be designing and setting up the operational accounting infrastructure and making sure it satisfies financial control and reporting requirements. Additionally, you'll be providing expertise to the design and build of the reconciliation and attestation frameworks to ensure transaction reconciliation and matching is compliant with bank standards and regulatory requirements.

You’ll also be:

  • Providing expertise to the design and build of the general and sub-ledger, charts of accounts and underlying financial transactions 
  • Acting as a key interface and managing the relationships ensuring key stakeholders are engaged throughout the build
  • Providing financial requirements into the migration processes to make sure the migration approach adheres to stringent quality assurance processes and standards

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for an experienced operational accountant with a comprehensive understanding of the banking industry, regulatory and commercial environment.

In addition, you’ll need:

  • A comprehensive understanding of banking and payments architecture
  • A strong record of stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Experience of working in a financial services start up business
  • Experience of working on a banking and payments platform build

If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.

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