Gatehouse Bank is a subsidiary of Gatehouse Financial Group Limited, which is a holding company for Gatehouse Bank (based in London and Milton Keynes) and Gatehouse Capital (based in Kuwait). Gatehouse Bank is a Shariah-compliant bank offering savings products and finance for UK commercial and residential real estate, in addition to sourcing and advising on UK real estate investments with a focus on the build to rent sector.
Financial Reporting & Control is a function within the Finance Department which overseas statutory reporting, management reporting, budgeting, tax and daily product control reporting.
The Financial Accountant will work closely with the Finance team and the Head of Finance to manage the product and financial control function and support monthly, quarterly, half-year and year end and reporting.
Managing the daily reporting, month-end and quarter-end close process including review and approval of the journal entries, consolidation of subsidiaries
Oversight of the accounts payable function including processing payments, approval the journal entries in the accounting system
Preparation of month-end Flash report and management accounts
Forecasting the financial results monthly
Preparation annual financial statements and liaising with the external auditors, and providing relevant information to ensure their queries are dealt with in a timely manner
Liaising with the auditors
Preparation and submission of tax returns to HMRC in a timely manner
Oversight and improvement of internal controls across the Bank's Finance department
Oversight and improvement of financial control over the subsidiaries
Develop and regularly update the Finance department policies and process notes
Oversight of accounting process and ensuring all new accounting standards have been implemented on a timely basis
Evaluate and manage the operational risk on a day-to-day basis
Ensure compliance of financial reporting with appropriate laws, regulations, internal and external requirements
Provide Daily / Weekly / Monthly / Quarterly reports in a timely manner; Adhoc reporting as and when required. Other Projects
Project management (macro fair value hedging implementation)
Support product control reporting re-design
Assist with the implementation of any new systemsRequired knowledge & skills:
Meticulous and detailed in producing analysis and interrogating systems
Able to work towards strict timeframes and is comfortable with multi-tasking
Able to demonstrate good organisational and problem solving skills
Strong Excel skills.
Familiar with financial ledger systems
Logical and methodical in problem solvingAdditional Details
We offer highly attractive reward package; the typical benefits include:
25 days holiday entitlement increasing with service
Private medical insuranceGatehouse Bank is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.