Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

Regulatory & Treasury Reporting Manager - Edinburgh

£50000 - £65000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1662 Date Posted: Friday 03 Apr 2020
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Wilkinson & Associates is working with an established retail bank based in Edinburgh. They have an excellent opportunity for a Regulatory & Treasury Reporting Manager to join their Financial Control team.

Reporting to the Head of Financial Control, the role will be responsible for ensuring delivery of the Bank’s prudential regulatory reporting obligations to the PRA/BoE/EBA etc. within an appropriately controlled environment, alongside production of internal analysis related to the ongoing monitoring of capital adequacy and liquidity.

The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting all reporting obligations relating to the Bank’s structured/wholesale funding arrangements, and for ensuring that these are reported appropriately in the Bank’s financial statements and regulatory returns.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced individual to join a trusted bank with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the prudential regulatory reporting for the Bank, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of all COREP/FINREP and statistical returns to the PRA/BoE/EBA etc
  • Analyse and monitor the Bank’s capital position and liquidity on an ongoing basis to ensure it remains appropriate at all times in line with developing regulatory requirements
  • Accountable for the design and delivery of internal management (ALCO) reporting for capital adequacy and liquidity, ensuring that the information presented is relevant and insightful
  • Maintain and develop regulatory reporting processes, controls and IT solutions to keep pace with developing regulatory requirements and business changes, including the implementation of new reporting modules
  • Maintain a framework for the reporting and disclosure of all treasury instruments and wholesale funding arrangements in accordance with IFRS requirements
  • Ensure appropriate reporting of the Bank’s derivatives and hedge accounting arrangements in accordance with relevant IFRS
  • Ensure that the impact of new regulatory/treasury requirements and business changes are implemented appropriately into BAU reporting
  • Manage the team effectively, encouraging development and fostering a culture of continuous improvement

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Significant financial/regulatory reporting experience and knowledge of IFRS, gained in industry or practice
  • Prior experience of regulatory reporting in the financial services sector, particularly retail banking, would be beneficial
  • Ability to coach and develop a team
  • Knowledge of secured funding structures, including SPVs, and accounting for financial instruments and derivatives is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organisation, e.g. able to translate complex / technical issues to meet the audience's competency level
  • Highly numerate, with excellent analytical and problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong relationship management skills