Accountant Accountant …

Fnality International
in London, England, Vereinigtes Königreich
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 28 Sep 19
Flexible based on experience
Fnality International
in London, England, Vereinigtes Königreich
Festanstellung, Vollzeit
Letzte Bewerbung, 28 Sep 19
Flexible based on experience
Do you want to watch from the side lines as the financial services industry is transformed? Or do you want to grasp a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of the team that makes it happen?

About us

Fnality International was born out of the need to transform clearing and settlement processes, redefining the industry by decentralising transactions using blockchain technology. Backed by a large consortium of the world’s leading banks, at Fnality, the world’s most talented engineers, lawyers, bankers, analysts, and thought leaders are shaping the global future of financial services.

Finality is changing the way banking will work...forever. Every capability for the new eco-system will be created from scratch. Our aim is simple, to create a highly motivated and talented team that can work from first principles to drive the creation of the world’s new distributed financial services infrastructure. 

We are a purist agile organisation, working in multi-skilled cross-functional scrum teams, getting this thing done. The office atmosphere can swing from buzzing, laughing, excitement to heads down focussing on not just challenging, but hugely important work. Every task is important here and there is no space for egos. We are also not prescriptive about what hours you work but focussed on the results we achieve and are building an inclusive, progressive culture to support this.

About the role

This role sits within our Commercial Strategy and Finance Guild and will be split between change and non-change work. Non-change work includes cyclical tasks like month-end, Management Accounts etc. and change work is everything from helping the CFO and wider Management Team define the future commercial structure of the business to analysing and developing what our charging strategy should be across multiple jurisdictions. You will provide financial models to help understanding how the various elements of our business will evolve as we grow globally.

Working with technical, legal, people, business development, product and change analysts you will work iteratively and collaboratively to help us make this a reality. You will be working with phenomenal people who want to share knowledge as much as learn.

About you

You will be a strategic, analytical thinker. You will be vigilantly outcomes-focussed and fully agile in your approach to working. You will be a highly driven Chartered Accountant who came up through one of the Big4 but are now bored with the big corporate churn and looking for your next challenge, doing something different. You will be ambitious, decisive and an amazing mentor, bringing everyone along for the ride.

To be successful you will need demonstrable:

  • experience of performing a Qualified Accountant role with a strong understanding of agile methodologies and principles
  • strong experience in analysing financial statements
  • understanding an as-is solution architecture (business/technical), and created solutions that adhere to, or build on, those foundations
  • experience of collaborative tools such as Jira and Confluence, and strong Word/Excel/PowerPoint skills
  • experience of working in an innovative, disruptive, rapidly mobilising and evolving business / teams
  • willingness and ability to roll your sleeves up
  • experience in participating in collaborative team ceremonies such as sprint planning, refinement, estimating, stand-ups and retrospectives
  • experience of being a fact based, analytical and data driven thinker - applying scientific and engineering techniques to drive improvement
  • excellent oral and written communication skills are essential

To be successful you will need to be able to:

  • perform full analysis of commercial viability and scalability
  • understand and collaboratively contribute to delivering the organisations' business strategy, outcomes and success criteria
  • understand, support and adopt the organisations' 'Commercial Agility' methodology
  • contribute to the success of each team sprint though shared ownership and delivery of component stories and tasks
  • adopt continuous improvement mindset, retrospect with the team to identify and action improvements to throughput and quality
  • focus on quality and rapid ability to change, keeping the As-Is architecture current so that it remains an accurate picture of current state
  • collaborate and communicate effectively throughout solution creation, ensuring that interrelated deliverables effective and coordinated
  • focus on learning and development including empowering both Guild and team members to learn and take ownership of their own capabilities across legal, business, technical or compliance content

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