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Senior Regulatory Reporting Accountant

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

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Preparation and submission of monthly and quarterly regulatory returns to the FCA in a controlled and timely manner. This will include IFPR as well as other FCA regulatory returns
  • Complete ownership of daily regulatory monitoring and reporting
  • Liaising with other departments including Financial Control, Reg IT, Product Control, Operations, Front office etc. to follow up issues arising from daily and monthly reporting
  • Liaising with legal entity controllers to ensure accurate and consistent reporting
  • Drive regulatory automation project and other regulatory project initiatives
  • Support Head of Regulatory Reporting on ad-hoc projects such as impact of new prudential rule and provision of MIS
  • Monitoring and advising on any relevant regulatory updates
  • Deputise in the absence of Head of Regulatory Reporting
  • Preparation of annual reporting statements and reconciliations to statutory accounts
  • Pillar 3 type reporting
  • Support the ICARA process and provide key inputs
  • Manage workload/priorities of junior team members

Skills / experience required:
  • Have a very good understanding of the various IFPR templates
  • Deep understanding of MIFIDPRU rule book and familiarity with computing Own funds, K-factors and FOR
  • Have a working knowledge in calculating capital requirements around market risk K-factor -K-NPR.
  • Have a good working knowledge of derivatives and other financial instruments.
  • 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, RegData and 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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