Regulatory Accountant
£70,000 - £75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
City of London

A global financial services group whose business encompasses investment banking, investment and wealth management has an opportunity within their European Head office based in London.

The Regulatory Reporting team is seeking an experienced professional who is committed to obtaining a deep knowledge of the regulatory accounting rules. This is a key role in the accounting and finance department that will report directly to the Regulatory Reporting Manager. The role is responsible for providing support for UK and European entities. The individual will possess strong reporting skills coupled with excellent interpersonal abilities. The role includes the following:

  • Production and management of submissions of monthly/quarterly/annual regulatory returns for UK and European entities, ensuring efficient, accurate and timely reporting
  • Monitoring the regulated entities, ensuring no regulatory thresholds or capital thresholds are breached
  • Effectively work with internal and external financial and regulatory auditors
  • Calculation of risks the group is exposed to
  • Assisting with annual production of the ICARA
  • Monitoring regulatory changes and assist with implementing them for the Group
  • Preparing and presenting reports detailing these regulatory updates
  • Assist in the ongoing review and maintenance of Policies and Procedures related to Regulatory Reporting
  • Assisting in the review processes for the above Regulatory Reporting deliverables in order to identify & implement improvements to enhance control and better utilize systems capabilities
  • Assist with Month End Closing Procedures
  • Perform general accounting duties including reconciliations, journal entries, allocations,
  • Provide leave of absence cover for the production of other deliverables within the department as appropriate in order to satisfy internal control framework requirements
  • Perform other duties and tasks as required and assigned


  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • ICAAP/ICARA experience
  • Regulatory reporting experience in financial services
  • Experience working with FCA and/or AFM regulatory reporting preferred
  • Strong communication skills and a motivated team player
  • Highly meticulous, detail-oriented, and accurate
  • Willing to take ownership of daily/monthly process
  • Ability to analyze processes and improve efficiency of procedures
  • Proactive, demonstrating initiative and enthusiasm
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills and knowledge
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel and Word; agile at learning new software applications
  • Able to manage heavy workload and strict deadlines
  • NetSuite experience beneficial