Job accountant in Manchester, England at BNY Mellon

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Company BNY Mellon
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address New York, United States
Industry Investment & Asset Management
Sector Finance
Salary 30000 - 21332 GBP per ANNUAL
Job Location Manchester, England

Job Description

Overview
Product Controller – Senior Vice President
Bring your ideas. Make history.
BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world’s top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the “bank of banks” - 97% of the world’s top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.
With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we’re approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.
We’re seeking a future leader for the role of EMEA Markets Controller – Senior Vice President, to join our EMEA Finance Controllers division supporting all EMEA trading locations primarily London, Frankfurt and Brussels. This role is based in our Manchester office (hybrid) .

Role Purpose:
The Markets Controller is a subject matter expert in Financial Markets with experience in reporting of FX, Interest Rate and Fixed Income products. They have experience in the managing the control environment for these products and overseeing teams responsible for balance sheet substantiation, trade reconciliations, price testing, daily P&L production and in partnering the business with new product implementations and regional expansion.
This role is accountable for ensuring effective, efficient Sarbanes-Oxley controls and reporting in compliance with IFRS and US GAAP and that the general ledger accounts pertaining to Markets are complete and accurate.
The role should actively engage across the relevant functions within Markets and Finance to ensure they understand the business strategy, product support and interaction with the underlying client. This will enable the individual to actively support business outcomes and use the information to ensure financial results & controls reflect this.
Acting as contact point for key stakeholders including the markets business, regulatory reporting, external auditors, SOX team, Tax, Global Finance COE India, and the EMEA & US Central Finance team.

In this role, you’ll make an impact in the following ways:
Manage the financial control environment for FX and Fixed income trading for the EMEA Region
Engaging with the Finance Centre of Excellence who are responsible for day-to-day production of the controls, providing guidance, training, coaching to these critical resources.
Support the business in Product and Regional Expansion, working close with Front, Middle and Back Office.
Work closely with BNYM Legal Entity Controllers supporting them with performance reporting and the Audit.
Support the Financial Control and Regulatory Reporting teams in their understanding of Markets activities
Oversee the APAC Daily Trader P&L sign off process, analysing issues and working with Traders and Reconciliation team to resolve issues
Govern the month end close process, including monitoring of results, escalating, and resolving issue
Review of the monthly variances ensuring that it provides a meaningful analysis of different aspects of the business performances
Review and presentation of quarterly KPI and board pack financials to the board
Ensure the accounting processed are robust, efficient, and well controlled
Contribute to project and process improvement initiatives as required

To be successful in this role, we’re seeking the following:
Adaptable, flexible, and proactive
Strong leader with proven record
Good communication and able to influence outcome across the organization
Good decision maker, responsible and accountable
Deadline driven with effective time management and ability to work under pressure
Client orientated and results focused
Able to manage risk in a highly regulated and controlled environment
Able to manage a small team of 4 to 6 members
Ability to establish and develop effective relationships
Highly motivated, fast learning and proactive with an ability for problem solving

Technical Skills, Knowledge, Systems Knowledge (and associated skill level)
Qualified Chartered Accountant with relevant years post qualification experience
Significant experience in Financial Markets, ideally Markets and/or Corporate Treasury accounting experience
Strong technical accounting knowledge, particularly IFRS and US GAAP
Exposure to Front and Back Office systems used for FX and Fixed Income businesses
Experience of a fast moving, highly controlled, multi-national/functional organization
At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here’s a few of our awards:
Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index (GEI)
Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN – 100% score
100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
CDP’s Climate Change ‘A List’

Our Benefits:
BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life’s journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter. BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Employer Description:
For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world’s financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It’s the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

Job Location

Manchester, England

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