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Mandarin speaking Job-Financial Planning and Analysis Accountant-lj-London

  • £Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 20338

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Your New Mandarin Job Title: Mandarin speaking Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Accountant, London

The Skills You Need: Fluent Mandarin, ideally ACCA qualified, strong analysis and strategic planning skills not only accounting

Salary: Competitive

Location: London

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Supporting the business through financial planning, reporting and analytics and providing performance and productivity insight to guide business decisions and planning.
  • The team will be responsible for budgeting and strategic planning at a departmental level and providing ongoing variance analysis and useful management information against set targets.

Your Main Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Manage and co-ordinate the analysis of the business' targets, budget and strategic plan and variances to the plan.
  • Build strong rapport with the Departmental Heads and become a key member of the financial decision making process.
  • Provide financial insight to the different business functions in order to maintain transparency over the planning and variance reporting.
  • In conjunction with the rest of the team, take responsibility for the budget and strategic plan, including cost planning for the Bank.
  • Preparation of regular and insightful management reporting, both at departmental and consolidated level.
  • Support Senior Management, including the CFO and the Parent Bank on ad hoc projects.
  • Fulfil additional ad hoc duties as requested in order to meet the needs of the business.
  • Design and manage reporting and analytics routines that support new account and asset growth activity.
  • Provide performance updates to executive stakeholders and key partners, connecting insights into business strategy and influencing decisions and outcomes.
  • Enhance data resources and reporting processes with a focus on evolving business needs, efficiency and operational risk management.
  • Partner with the line of business, analytics, finance and compensation partners to develop sound assumptions, models and data requirements.
  • Be responsible for the Capital Adequacy Ratio reports and other periodic reports as required by the Parent Bank or China Regulatory Authority
  • Actively participate in the management accounting reports automation tasks
  • Backup for parameter setting of various product lines and invoice payment
  • 3 months notice period required for this role

The Skills You Need to Succeed:

  • A Degree or similar qualification in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting;
  • Ideally Banking experience, preferably within planning, business partnering or middle office roles;
  • Strong technical and analytical skills;
  • Able to manipulate and interpret data to understand business performance and solve business problems (advanced Excel required);
  • Able to think critically and consider multiple perspectives;
  • Manage operational risk by building strong processes and quality control routines;
  • Demonstrate strong communication and listening skills;
  • Clearly and concisely communicate verbally and through email / PowerPoint;
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills;
  • Effectively manage time and follows through on commitments;
  • Encourage collaboration, connection and team work.

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