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Regulatory Reporting Accountant

London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
The Team: Morningstar's Finance team is responsible for accounting, financial planning and analysis of the company's financial results, ensuring adherence to local statutory requirements, and compliance with relevant regulatory bodies (FCA, etc.). The team works closely with our business groups to provide them with timely and insightful information for informed business decisions.

The Role: Morningstar is looking for a Regulatory Reporting Accountant- EMEA West (UK, Jersey, Middle East, and South Africa) to join our UK-based finance team. This role supports the Financial Accountant in regulatory reporting and contributes to our regulated businesses in the region. The Regulatory Reporting Accountant will assist in tasks related to compliance with regulatory and statutory reporting requirements in the relevant jurisdictions. This includes helping prepare financial reports for regulatory bodies and supporting the statutory audit process.

This role is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in financial regulatory reporting and to work closely with experienced finance professionals. The position is based in our London office with a hybrid working arrangement.


  • Play a key role in managing statutory reporting process, including audits and external tax filings.
  • Partner with the internal CASS team for operational issues and supporting CASS audit.
  • Assist in preparing and maintaining cash flow reports to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and operational needs of the business.
  • Support operational teams with any finance related queries.
  • Help in executing financial reporting submissions to local regulatory bodies in relevant jurisdictions
  • Collaborate with the compliance team to meet regulatory reporting requirements and address compliance-related issues.
  • Participate in preparing materials for regulated entities' board meetings.
  • Support in modelling regulatory and liquid capital, wind-down scenarios, and stress tests for regulated entities.
  • Help maintain the financial risk register for presentation to the legal entity board of directors.
  • Assist the Controllership and Shared Services team in monitoring the accuracy of financial statements for the regulated entity structure.
  • Contribute to identifying and implementing improvements in regulatory reporting processes.
  • Stay informed about local and international regulations impacting financial reporting requirements.

  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; part-qualification in ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent is desirable.
  • Some experience or strong interest in financial reporting and managing statutory audits
  • Basic understanding of FCA reporting requirements and regulatory processes.
  • Detail-oriented and motivated individual with a willingness to learn and manage tasks effectively.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.
  • Knowledge of local UK GAAP / IFRS; familiarity with US-GAAP is a plus.
  • Experience with or willingness to learn Oracle Financial Systems and Hyperion Financial Management.
  • Eagerness to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and to grow within the finance function.

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Morningstar's hybrid work environment gives you the opportunity to work remotely and collaborate in-person each week. We've found that we're at our best when we're purposely together on a regular basis, at least three days each week. A range of other benefits are also available to enhance flexibility as needs change. No matter where you are, you'll have tools and resources to engage meaningfully with your global colleagues.

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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