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 Financial Accountant (M/F)
 
Who we’re looking for
 

The Financial Accountant will be part of the Continental European Financial Controlling Team.

The successful candidate will bring knowledge in Financial/Management Accounting and manage the relationships with relevant counterparties in Europe and with the Head Office. 

 

About Schroders

We’re a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 4,000 people on six continents. And we’ve been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn’t change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society prosper.

 
What you’ll do
 
  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and year-end closings
  • Responsible for the internal reporting to the headquarter in London and to the local offices
  • Responsible for key controls, reconciliations and adequate documentation
  • Responsible for tax compliance
  • Maintain and own the integrity of financial records
  • Providing timely, accurate and business relevant financial commentary and business decision support
  • Act as the liaison point for all third-party matters (auditors, tax consultants etc.)
  • Proactively seek opportunities for process improvements
 

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
 
  • At least 2 years accounting, financial or auditing experience post qualification (degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance)
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and principles (Accounting qualifications (e.g. ACCA, ACA) would be an advantage)
  • Experience with general ledger functions and month-end closure process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills (e. g. ORACLE, SAP)
  • Good level of Excel knowledge
  • Fluent in English, any other European language skills would be an advantage (French, German or Italian)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Focused on quality and timely delivery
  • Demonstrating integrity and accountability
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Well organised with hands-on problem solving attitude
  • Ability to work in a matrix structure
  • Ability to work with a broad range of people from different backgrounds / nationalities
  • Willing to travel occasionally 
 

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help

 
  • Experience in tax, good understanding of VAT matters
  • Strong analytical skills with high affinity with numbers
  • Good business sense
  • Creativity and ability to analyse problems from new angles and provide optimized solutions
 

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and benefit package
  • Dynamic and collaborative multinational team
  • Opportunity to engage in high visibility projects and process improvement across multiple locations
  • Challenging working environment
  • Personal  and professional development opportunities to grow further in your career
 

Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You’re welcome here whatever your sex, marital status, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religious belief or age is.


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