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Regulatory Reporting Accountant

Job in London, United Kingdom

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English (Fluent)

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0 to 2 years

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Main purpose of the role:

The primary purpose of the role is to be responsible for the preparation and submission of regulatory returns of BGC, Cantor and GFI UK regulated entities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation and submission of monthly and quarterly regulatory returns to the FCA in a controlled and timely manner. This will include COREP as well as other FCA regulatory returns
  • Complete ownership of daily regulatory monitoring and reporting
  • Liaising with other departments including Financial Control, Product Control, Operations, Front office etc. to follow up issues arising from daily and monthly reporting
  • Liaising with subsidiary entity controllers to ensure correct and consistent reporting throughout the rest of Europe and Asia
  • Drive regulatory automation project and other regulatory project initiatives
  • Support Head of Regulatory Reporting on ad-hoc reporting issues e.g. impact of new CRD rules
  • Deputise in the absence of Head of Regulatory Reporting
  • Preparation of annual reporting statements and reconciliations to statutory accounts
  • Interaction with other finance areas to ensure consistent and accurate reporting
  • Pillar 3 reporting
  • Manage workload/priorities of junior team members

Skills / experience required:

  • Have a very good understanding of the various COREP templates and familiarity with computing Own funds
  • Have a working knowledge in calculating capital requirements around market, credit and operational risk.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced Financial services organisation and take on responsibility and accountability for regulatory, accounting, governance and compliance related matters
  • Be self-motivated and ambitious with the credibility and gravitas to build long term relationships with all relevant parties, both internally and externally
  • Be capable of working effectively at an operational and strategic level
  • Adaptable and flexible, with the ability to organise, prioritise, manage and deliver under tight or conflicting deadlines 

Systems used:

  • Prior experience with Oracle General Ledger and Lombard Risk regulatory reporting system beneficial
  • Stock MS Excel skills

Personal attributes:

People Skills: 

  • The ability to build and develop strong relationships with all vested stakeholders i.e. Finance, Front Office, Operations and other support areas
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Possess the ability to interact and address professionals at all levels within the organisation

Organisational Skills:

  • Have strong organisational skills combined with innovative thinking and a desire to succeed
  • Be able to plan and prioritise workload to ensure timely delivery
  • Strong analytical and presentational skills
  • Can manage own workload and assist other team members during peak periods

Personal Characteristics:

  • A self-starter with a flexible approach and who has the ability to think in a strategic manner
  • Results-focused with a positive outlook and can-do approach
  • Must be hands on to ensure the job gets done whilst being able to utilise available resources in the most efficient and effective manner

To all recruitment agencies – BGC Partners & affiliates do not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our job alias, employees or any other company location. BGC Partners & affiliates are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Please contact the Recruitment function for additional details 

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Headquartered in London and New York, BGC Partners (NASDAQ: BGCP) provides a wide range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information and other back office services.

Finance & banking
1,100 employees