Senior Treasury Accountant

Our client based in London is currently recruiting for a Senior Treasury Accountant on a 6-month contract basis.

Purpose of role:
Ensure effective and efficient recording of treasury transactions within accounting records and systems in accordance with Company policies and procedures. Reporting to the Group Treasury Controller, the Senior Treasury Accountant will have frequent interactions and work closely with colleagues within Finance, including Tax, Financial planning & analysis and Operating units.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct key day-to-day and month-end accounting and reporting activities for the Group’s oil and gas hedging activities;
  • Preparation of general ledger account reconciliations for derivative transactions to ensure integrity of accounting data interfaced from Treasury CTRM system to the Group’s ERP SAP system, and subsequent reporting systems in conjunction with the Group Finance and Operating Unit Accountants;
  • Implementation and maintenance of hedge accounting relationships for the Group’s Operating Units including the preparation of hedge documentation, performing hedge designations or de-designations and supporting hedge effectiveness testing process when required;
  • Providing insight into derivatives movements of actuals against budget and forecast and providing suitable commentary for review;
  • Contribute to the preparation and review of Treasury’s monthly management information report distributed to the Group’s Senior management and key stakeholders;
  • Participate in treasury systems developments including upgrade testing and process automation/enhancement to gain efficiencies;
  • Adhoc project work as required for Group Finance function.

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, or CIMA) with significant technical accounting experience with in depth knowledge of hedge accounting under IFRS 9 (commodities, currency and interest rate hedging);
  • Recognised Treasury qualification (ACT or equivalent) is desirable;
  • Experience with a Treasury Management System;
  • An eye for detail and accuracy in reporting;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Good project management skills
  • Readiness to work as part of a small team