Our client is a leading private banking group, looking for a Regulatory reporting Accountant. The role reports direct to the head of Reg, and is part of a 6 person Regulatory reporting team. The successful candidate will be involved in all areas of reg including BAU, policy, an projects.
Production of regulatory data for the UK regulators and the European Banking Authority (EBA) including reporting of a regulatory nature to senior management internally
Completion of analytical review explaining key movements.
Development of robust improvements and controls
Assisting the Regulatory Projects and Reporting Manager in project work and other ad-hoc analysis and testing. The projects will include ensuring compliance to regulatory rules and changes and enhancing existing processes and reporting.
Liaison with IT to raise development and support requests, specify, develop and test solutions. On-going support and improvement of processes implemented.
Participating in user acceptance testing for software developments and software upgrades to assist in the production of the returns and the calculation of key regulatory data.
Special/ad-hoc regulatory requests - completion of the returns, creation of procedures and hand over of these returns to the rest of the team as instructed by the Regulatory Projects and Reporting Manager.
Maintenance of procedures relating to regulatory reporting and documentation of interpretations, assumptions and compliance with regard to regulatory rules and guidance.
Act as 1st line of defence within the Finance department
To develop own professional expertise through on the job training, formal training and the review of the EU legal instruments, EBA and UK regulators guidance and other publicly available information.