We are looking to hire a smart, enthusiastic Chartered accountant with strong accounting & excellent English communication skill
Experience, Knowledge and Skills
Qualified Chartered Accountant, with first time passes.
oStrong academic background
oHighly developed communication skills and experience of operating in an international environment, preferably from working for an international company.
oSelf motivated with a mature attitude. Able to work independently in a professional manner and maintain high standards of integrity.
oAbility to question and challenge the existing processes, with a view to creating reporting efficiencies and improvements.
oInternational outlook. Able to cope with working with staff in different offices worldwide.
oDrive and determination to obtain understanding of complex, business-driven transactions and report these accurately according to the appropriate accounting standards.
oIntermediate/advanced Excel skills and a willingness to use technology to complete/ improve daily tasks.
oTeam player with an enthusiastic approach to fresh challenges.
oStrong communication skills. Comfortable to liaise with non accounting staff at all levels on a routine basis.
Key Responsibilities :
Perform revenue recognition checks on trading ledgers to ensure compliance with accounting policy.
Follow up exceptions with Deals desk and Operations teams.
Ensure proper stock reconciliations are performed by Deals Desk and Operations.
Reconcile information between the various systems and the accounting system (Sun). Prepare journals to disclose stock correctly in Sun.
Work closely with the Front/Mid Office in a fast moving, business where inherent risk has to be mitigated by implementing imaginative and effective controls.
Ensure appropriate Accounting of joint venture agreements and liaising with the Tax departments on any issues that may arise.Maintain fixed asset schedules where relevant and ensure these are depreciation in line with Trafigura guidelines.
Identify and review areas of required grossing up or netting of the balance sheet and ensure this is consistently applied.
Ensure discounted receivable balances are appropriately disclosed.
Review prepayments and pre-financing balances and ensure these agree to the Finance division.Review of holding deal balances and reconciliations.
Arrange for the reallocation of corporate funding costs to the appropriate desks
Preparation and posting of all reclassification journals where applicable.
Preparation of schedules and analysis for inclusion in monthly management and financial reporting packs and which enable the Business Controllers to perform meaningful balance sheet review and commentary.
Investigation of data anomalies identified during month end reviews.
Follow up with Front/Mid Office to clear unjustified balances via regular meetings.
Daily review of the transfer pricing documentation provided by Front Office to ensure adherence with divisional policy.
Review and sign-off of Intercompany Payment orders.
Perform Hedge effectiveness test on forward trades and stock hedges. Prepare audit documentation and liaise with external auditors bi-annually.