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Assistant Manager - Corporate Treasury

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    30000 - 50000

  • Contact:

    Jodie Linton

  • Contact email:

    jodie.linton@kpmg.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    132348BR

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    28-11-2018

  • Client:

    KPMG

Our Corporate Treasury Services team is focused on serving the world's leading Corporate Treasuries with their most complex business challenges, and is currently experiencing an exceptional rate of growth. The team offer deep treasury expertise in financial products and markets, risk management, systems, governance, valuation and accounting, and work closely with other high impact functions within KPMG such as Audit, Risk Consulting and Management Consulting to provide a wide range of treasury advisory and audit services, including:

  • Undertaking reviews and implementations of Treasury strategies, policies, target operating models, cash management processes, and technology and systems
  • Risk management assessments including foreign exchange, interest rate, credit and commodities
  • Providing specialist support to external audit teams, including derivative valuations, hedge accounting, and financial instrument classifications
  • Internal audits on treasury functions ranging from FTSE100 to Housing Associations and Charities, including benchmarking
  • Technical support on accounting and regulatory change projects such as IFRS 9 Financial Instruments, new UK GAAP, EMIR and Basel III

Role and Responsibilities 
 

  • Assist with delivering Treasury advisory and audit projects ranging from strategy reviews, target operating models, and audit support, including providing input to larger, multi-disciplinary teams
  • Assist senior management in providing clients with advice on technical treasury and accounting issues
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations, thought leadership collateral and marketing material
  • Support the business development of KPMG’s IFRS 9 client proposition/offering, and assisting in the responses to IFRS 9 client proposals, with a primary focus on Corporates



There will also be opportunities to be involved in other accounting areas, as well as regulatory areas, e.g. EMIR, Basel.


Qualifications and Skills 
 

  • Must possess professional qualification - ACA, ACCA or CPA. Individuals on track to be exam and time qualified this year may also be considered
  • Sound technical knowledge of IAS 39 and IFRS 9 standards, and their practical application
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to complete client deliverables/solutions
  • Very good project management skills, demonstrated by a record of project delivery
  • Excellent communication skills, including delivering presentations and communicating well with clients in writing and verbally, as well as advising and building relationships with senior client personnel
  • Enthusiasm and energy to contribute to the team and help it grow




Experience and Background
 

  • Prior work experience in a Corporate Treasury function with good technical knowledge of financial instruments, risk management, treasury strategies, systems, governance and controls
  • Strong knowledge of accounting for financial instruments under IFRS, UK GAAP or US GAAP
  • Experience with evaluating technical issues, analysing facts, consulting and delivering solutions to clients
  • Understanding of accounting developments and key current issues facing clients
  • Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set, as well as drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment
  • Proven track record in working with teams to bring high quality deliverables to a range of stakeholders