LIQREP Reporting Accountant

Permanent contract|London|Finance

LIQREP Reporting Accountant

Kleinwort Hambros
London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Finance

Responsibilities

Description of the Business Line or Department

Kleinwort Hambros is the brand name of two legacy banking entities being Kleinwort Benson Bank and Hambros Bank. The 2 entities legally merged in November this year.

The FINREP/ LIQREP Reporting team sits within the Finance (DFIN CMA) and is responsible for the Financial Accounting, FINREP and LIQREP reporting for Kleinwort Hambros Group to SG Paris and to the Local Regulator.

DFIN CMA is responsible for the maintenance of accounting records, production of statutory accounts, production of Group financial accounts, production of financial reports to the regulators, liaising with the middle and front offices on maintenance of existing structures as well as new business initiatives across SG’s UK booking platforms.

The FINREP/LIQREP team provides assistance and are involved with other team functions such as Treasury, Asset Liability Management (ALM), Financial Risk and Compliance. The teams engage in discussions and support various ongoing projects and initiatives.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Preparation of the daily, monthly and quarterly LIQREP submission for Kleinwort Hambros  for review by ALM and Regulatory reporting Managers
  • Production of the AMM and FINREP submissions as well as contribution and cover of tasks across the Kleinwort Hambros Group FINREP/ LIQREP Regulatory Reporting
  • Working within the production team and ensuring timetables and production tool kits in place and deadlines are met with review time allocated and issues tracked and escalated as appropriate.
  • Co-ordination with Asset and Liability Management  (ALM) and Regulatory Reporting teams
  • Assistance and involvement with other team functions, engaging in business liaison discussions and various ongoing LIQREP projects.  Providing pro-active and positive support to the FINREP/ LIQREP team and other areas within the bank during a challenging ongoing period of change.

Summary of responsibilities

  • The preparation of Local LIQREP Reporting (including daily and monthly production) and contribution to Kleinwort Hambros Group FINREP Regulatory Reporting.
  • Ownership and delivery of LIQREP including data enrichment, mapping, reconciliation and adjustments.
  • Production of the Additional Monitoring Matrix (AMM) for Group Reporting and local reporting and be the point of contact on all issues relating to AMM.
  • Contribute to the processes for LIQREP and FINREP production, including planning and monitoring processes to meet all team deadlines.
  • Define, analyse and interpret reporting information and results, providing quality analysis to allow improvements to the next submissions
  • Responsible for delivery across all aspects of the LIQREP process, including but not limited to the data quality and consistency across reporting
  • Manage, implement and maintain the highest quality reporting controls ensuring the completeness and accuracy of this regulatory reporting.
  • Document and maintain local procedures within remit of tasks assigned.
  • Working and collaborating with Risk, ALM, REG and wider Finance stakeholders to ensure the provision of quality information within strict deadlines.
  • Actively participating in the implementation of new reporting requirements including new products and upgrades to systems as necessary, working with the ALM and LIQREP Project team to bring about new automated solutions, process enhancements and new processes for reporting as required by SG Group.
  • Maintaining compliance with key regulatory demands and improving the quality of reporting as well as information communicated to internal and external stakeholders
  • Support the preparation of the communication with the PRA and the Group
  • Perform all duties in accordance with the principles outlined in the SGPB Code of Conduct, as well as the policies and procedures relevant to your responsibilities, to ensure that you adhere to a culture that treats clients fairly and focuses on the long term sustainability of client relationship

Profile required

Competencies 

  • Individual contributor competencies as defined by the SG Leadership model
  • Financial Services or Investment Banking Background.
  • Regulatory Reporting Experience, FINREP and LIQREP an advantage
  • Comprehensive experience and technical working knowledge of key accounting standards including IFRS
  • Experience of application of accounting standards on a solo and a consolidated basis.
  • Operational skills and experience of planning and delivery to deadlines.
  • Communication skills and experience of dealing with teams and contacts outside of a Finance team.
  • Analytical skills and ability to review outputs.
  • Knowledge of business processes, standards, policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of Regulatory and Industry Requirements relates to the production of LIQREP reporting
  • Ability to work within the team and collaborate with team members to achieve desirable outcome for the team deliverables.

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000LY2
Entity: Kleinwort Hambros
Starting date: 2022/10/17
Publication date: 2022/07/19
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