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Accounts Assistant

BGC Partners
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jan 12, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Key Responsibilities:
  • Daily monitoring and control of global automated P&L's and revenue reports
  • Liaising with Front Office for prompt resolution of queries relating to P&L discrepancies
  • Post and review of manual & automatically generated revenue accounting entries
  • Provide Finance with detailed analysis of entity and desk P&L variances
  • Daily and Monthly Positions monitoring
  • Daily/Monthly accruals of all fees payable and all revenue not automatically booked
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts (clearing, fee, Pending & fails)
  • Participate in monthly PL call to provide variance analyses on Fees.
  • Provide ad hoc global revenue reports to senior management and other departments
  • Assist external auditors for the statutory audit
  • Ad hoc project work
Skills Required

The ideal candidate has experience of revenue accounting or product control and should be able to demonstrate:
  • A strong academic background and good career progression to date.
  • Have excellent organisational skills and to ensure the team meets its objectives and deadlines.
  • A control mentality coupled with excellent accounting, analytical and reporting skills.
  • Possess a pro-active attitude with an ability to take responsibility, make decisions and gain respect quickly
  • Process analysis skills to identify vulnerabilities and control/system weaknesses.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with professionals throughout the organisation.
  • Ability to evaluate issues and situations and make decisions with little need for upward reference.
  • Maturity and credibility to deal with brokers, senior management and colleagues at all levels and locations. Professionalism, sensitivity and high energy levels.
  • Flexibility and a willingness to contribute to an exciting, dynamic and multi-cultural business.
Systems Used:
  • Oracle Financials
  • Hyperion Essbase
  • Exemplary MS Excel, and proficient with other MS Office
  • Oracle Business Intelligence
  • Finmax
  • Phase III (Sungard)
Personal Attributes
  • Highly motivated, confident self-starter who is unafraid to ask questions and seek answers
  • Good attention to detail
  • Articulates both written and spoken messages clearly and confidently
  • Able to use judgement to suggest changes and improvements to processes.
  • Proactive and adaptable, able to work well under pressure.
  • Some product knowledge an advantage
*Agency Notice*

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

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