Finance Manager, London

The Finance Manager is responsible for the direction and coordination of OANDA Europe’s financial reporting, regulatory reporting, client money procedures, internal control processes and coordination of the annual financial and regulatory audits. This role also ensures company accounting procedures conform to financial reporting standards. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare regulatory reporting (COREP, FSA001/002, CMAR, etc.) for the FCA
  • Preparation of tax returns including VAT returns as well the annual corporate tax return with the assistance of corporate tax group 
  • Supervise the company’s CASS policies and procedures
  • Update and maintain the company’s ICAAP, ILAAP, RRP, Pillar III, etc.
  • Attend board and risk committee meetings and represent the accounting and regulatory reporting functions at these meetings
  • Assist with preparing, monitoring, and analyzing monthly operating results 
  • Assist with budgeting/forecasting and track actual results to budget
  • Assist with preparing presentations for management on financial results and key performance metrics
  • Assist in the recommendation and implementation of benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance 
  • In collaboration with the central treasury function in Toronto, coordinate excess cash management
  • Assist the treasury group with projecting operating and customer cash flows
  • Assist the treasury group with capital management to ensure regulatory capital requirements are met most efficiently 
  • Manage the preparation and/or supervision of the annual audited financial statements
  • Coordinate and supervise the annual client money (CASS) audit
  • Act as the liaison with auditors on financial audits and provide recommendations for improvements
  • Conduct research for FCA regulations and UK GAAP as required
  • Manage intercompany transactions, cross-border transfer agreements and FX transactions
  • Documentation of all tax and financial internal and regulatory reporting processes and procedures
  • Management the accounts payable function and review of invoices prior to their payment

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • 5+ years of experience in an Accounting position
  • Accounting designation (ACA or ACCA)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles, and UK GAAP 
  • Knowledge of FCA regulatory reporting requirements for a financial institution, specifically CASS requirements
  • Strong knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections 
  • Sound, up-to-date knowledge of IFRS and FCA regulations
  • Reasonable knowledge of local tax regulations 
  • Mature, effective, written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong negotiating and organizational skill, including demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects concurrently
  • Excellent knowledge of the financial services industry, regulations and related matters
  • The ability to stay current with the business and economic realities of the market place