The Finance function is the nerve center for ION Group and its subsidiaries and helps provide all aspects of financial direction to support our groups strategic decisions. The principles and smooth running of this function is fundamental to the institution and through rigorous, collaborative and long term thinking. As a key member of the accounting team you will have responsibility for some tasks across the whole Fidessa Group as well as oversight and reporting for a number of entities within the Group.
Responsibility for lease accounting for the Fidessa Group, ensuring reporting is in line with IFRS 16 requirements
Ownership of month-end Management Accounts for the Americas region of the Fidessa Group Key, tasks include:
Analysis and reporting of significant monthly Profit & Loss account movements
Full ownership of balance sheet control and reconciliation.
Liaising with US tax team to improve the Sales Tax process
Work with with Accounts Payable and Procurement teams to improve the accuracy of cost accounting
Ensure process & controls documentation is up to date and accurate
Involvement in preparation of financial statements for UK entities and provide audit support to ensure smooth close of year end audit
Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
Organized self-starter, who is goal oriented and possesses the intellectual curiosity to be a problem solver.
Ability to work independently, while also being a team player.
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, while ensuring tasks are completed on time in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively to both internal and external stakeholders.
ACA/ACCA qualified with relevant PQE
1.1 or 2.1 degree in any field preferred
For this role some previous experience would be beneficial, including;
Demonstrated experience in implementing or utilizing technology to improve financial reporting processes
Ability to identify areas for possible improvement and project manage change initiatives
Strong technically and fully conversant with IFRS
Experience of working in multinational environment
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
Experience of SAP/BPC and BI and/or experience of NetSuite (used by ION) or similar ERP and/or Power BI
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
•Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
•Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With over 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
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