Capital Markets Consulting Lead Accountant / Business Partner

Due to significant growth in recent years and expected continued growth, FD is hiring a CMC Finance Lead/Business Partner. Joining a well-established Finance team, this opportunity will provide excellent career prospects.

Job Requirements:

  • Liaise with Sales and Legal teams to stay abreast of Pipeline opportunities and sales contracts
  • Finance lead for the CMC business, managing a team of 5 Accountants and Finance Executives
  • Responsible for the production, review and reporting of the MMA, including a detailed analysis of costs, sales trends and scenario variables for the CMC business
  • Business partner to the CMC Business Development team across EMEA, NA and Asia regions
  • Liaise with internal tax team and clients to ensure accurate tax treatment of invoicing across various FD entities and customer jurisdictions
  • Perform and direct monthly, interim, and year-end close activities including job profitability reviews and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Lead all internal and/or external audit requests for the CMC business and support all Group Reporting requirements
  • Identify, drive and manage process and control initiatives to improve efficiencies within the team.

The Candidate:

  • Chartered Accountant with up to 5 years post qualification experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, motivate and lead a team of professionals
  • Strong technical knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Must be driven, have a strategic approach and sound judgment
  • Excellent MS Office Suite skills with advanced Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to provide creative solutions to real-time challenges
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to effectively disseminate information
  • Strong relationship building and networking skills

About FD:
We’re a leading provider of products and consulting services to the capital markets industry, with over 2500 staff globally. First Derivatives (FD) is a provider of high-performance time-series database software to a variety of industries as well as regulatory and IT consulting services to the capital markets industry. The combined proposition gives FD a differentiated offering within capital markets, an industry increasingly challenged by regulation and data management. Additionally, FD has begun to establish itself in a number of industries outside of capital markets.

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