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Temporary Finance Officer

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Department Summary

The BNP Paribas Channel Islands Territory Control & Finance Function is managed by the Channel Islands Territory Chief Finance Officer, with responsibilities and deliverables split across three core teams:

  •  Financial Accounting & Regulatory Reporting

  • Management Accounting & Performance Measurement

  • Accounts Payable – all entities

Main Job Purpose

  • Working in the finance department to assist in the preparation and analysis of group, statutory, regulatory and management financial reporting requirements for BNP Paribas S.A Jersey Branch and related entities

  • Reconciling various systems and reports used in management and financial reporting as well as Accounts Payable

  • Assisting in Forecasting and Budgeting processes

  • Assisting in Audit process

  • Assisting in various ad hoc tasks within the Finance department

  • Responding and dealing with ad-hoc requests in a prompt and professional manner, escalating to line manager where required

  • Continuously reviewing and assessing current processes with a view to improve the timeliness and integrity of financial and management reporting

  • Professional Duties:

- Efficiency – Personal efficiency & effectiveness

- Relevance Value Added – Relevance of analysis and reporting

- Partnership – Business Partnering

- Reference – Preferred provider of financial management information

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of the monthly audit file, including account justification schedules and liaising with the auditors to ensure a smooth audit

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly regulatory and management reporting

  • Preparation of monthly cost center reports and presentations

  • Providing responses to queries from the Business and Regulatory Authorities

  • Preparation and submission of monthly and quarterly group reporting information within required time frames, allowing sufficient time for internal review

  • Assisting in forecasting/budgeting processes in terms of data/presentation preparation

  • Review and posting of relevant finance journals for all associated entities

  • Monthly bookkeeping of non-consolidated entities transactions as well as preparation of financial statements at year end

  • Preparation and review of information to support the central liquidity management reporting

  • Preparation of account and system reconciliations, looking into and analyzing any discrepancies as well as providing commentary

  • Responsible for opening/closing/amending accounts on the GL system and regular review of general ledgers to ensure data integrity and accuracy

  • Cross cover across financial and management accounting

  • Implement monthly/quarterly financial controls

  • Maintaining and updating relevant procedures

  • Assist in liaising with the Business and key stakeholders, as necessary

  • Participation in ad hoc projects as necessary

  • Responsible for the depreciation run on fixed assets and monthly reconciliations

  • Liaising with the tax consultants in preparation of the annual tax returns

  • Assisting in analyzing system discrepancies and working with central IT teams in getting these resolved

  • Ownership and maintenance of monthly team calendar



Essential Requirements

  • Good Excel and analytical skills

  • Accounting and standards knowledge

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Adaptability

  • Control consciousness

  • Experience within an accountancy/audit based role

  • Newly qualified ACCA / ACA / CA(SA) / CIMA or equivalent accreditation

Primary Location: JerseyJob Type: Fixed TermJob: FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROLEducation Level: Secondary EducationExperience Level: At least 1 year