Commerzbank has been present in the Czech Republic with a branch in Prague since 1992. Decades of experience have allowed Commerzbank to gain a true insight into the Czech market, with all its particularities and rules. This in-depth knowledge, combined with our financial expertise, allows us to provide extensive services to both German companies, with presence in the Czech Republic, and international companies with activities in Germany. Furthermore we also look after local companies who do local business in the Czech Republic. We are your strategic partner for international and local business.

We offer you the opportunity to join the HR team of Commerzbank in our Prague office.
In Commerzbank you will find yourself supported by a team of over 48,000 co-workers, located in more than 50 countries, with diverse talents and backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance our product offering by hiring individuals driven to create positive impact in the banking world.

Financial Specialist – Segmental Reporting & Control UK

Task:

To work within one of the 3 sub-teams of the Commerzbank CFO Finance UK function, the Finance team responsible for the control and reporting of the business booked in London. Segmental Reporting & Control consist of 12 individuals and focusses on the transactional integrity of the portfolio, with responsibilities including:

  • Performance of a range of control tasks designed to maximise the accuracy & integrity of the information held within the Finance Sub-Ledger (Fibre) & General Ledger (SAP P75), subsequently used as the basis of monthly financial, management, regulatory & tax-related submissions in respect of the Commerzbank London entities
  • To build and maintain strong relationships with the London Front office across all segments (Treasury, Trade Finance, Commercial Lending, Cash management etc.). To gain an understanding of the core business drivers underpinning the strategy of each segment and to look for opportunities to develop internally provided financial information so that it becomes as meaningful as possible to the Front Office user
  • Efficient and proactive clearance of any transactions appearing on the key portfolio reconciliations to ensure items such as cash breaks, trade integrity issues and general suspense breaks are dealt with as soon as they arise. Implicit in this deliverable is the requirement to liaise with colleagues in Operations, Cash Management, Risk and other Back Office departments of Commerzbank to ensure a high degree of control is maintained at all time
  • Responsibility for ensuring the transactional Balance Sheet & P&L information, and Front Office segmental attribution applied to it, held in the General Ledger at the month end reflects the equivalent information appearing in the Front Office trade capture systems and the results reported by Market Risk in their daily P&L reporting. As part of this objective to provide commentary on material movements to the CFO Finance UK reporting teams
  • To maintain product, system and process documentation which is informative and up-to-date. The current compliance and audit burden placed on Banks means that maintenance of the CFO Finance UK control environment has become an area of increasing focus, and one where staff are required to take individual responsibility for completing control procedures on time and evidencing that performance in a transparent and logical manner
  • To act as the first point of contact for the assessment of upstream system changes which could have an impact on the operational processing of the Sub-ledger. To engage with the sponsor (or Project manager) of those changes to agree an appropriate testing approach. In addition to assist in various annual testing procedures to ensure the continued efficiency of the London Finance systems
  • To work on ad hoc pieces of work throughout the year as prioritised by Finance management. Working with members of the wider CFO Finance UK team to deliver on departmentwide objectives
  • To be part of an overall CFO Finance UK function that delivers a high quality product throughout the month, where staff accept individual responsibility for their own tasks and collective responsibility for those of the wider team, with each individual willing to step forward proactively to accept new challenges, and demonstrate a commitment to both self-development and to the development of processes within the function

Profile:

  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • In possession of a professional accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA), or keen to work towards obtaining one
  • A team player, willing to work collaboratively with colleagues within Segmental Reporting & Control and within the wider CFO Finance UK function to ensure the main financial, management & regulatory deliverables are submitted on time with a high degree of accuracy and integrity
  • Keen to learn and take on new responsibilities, not afraid to back their individual judgement and prepared to take ownership of the results
  • Some experience of debt products preferred – bonds, derivatives or loans with at least a basic knowledge of the IFRS accounting rules applicable to those products
  • Able to appreciate the challenges involved in the control & reporting of complex transactions which will often involve cross-system or cross-entity relationships
  • Capable of gaining an in-depth understanding of a systems architecture in which data is taken from both front office and back office systems in order to maximize data quality and the efficiency and accuracy of core reporting

We offer:

  • Good working environment in a friendly, professional and international team
  • Challenging job in a large, German based bank
  • Competitive salary
  • Well located office in the center of Prague
  • Nice set of benefits - e.g. 30 days of holidays, paid sick leave, Multisportcard etc.

Informace o pozici

Společnost
COMMERZBANK Aktiengesellschaft, pobočka Praha
Adresa
Jugoslávská 934/1, Praha – Vinohrady
Požadované vzdělání: Bakalářské
Požadované jazyky: Angličtina (Výborná)
Benefity: Příspěvek na penzijní/životní připojištění, Flexibilní začátek/konec pracovní doby, Příspěvek na dopravu, Stravenky/příspěvek na stravování, Vzdělávací kurzy, školení, Kafetérie, Občerstvení na pracovišti, Příspěvek na sport/kulturu/volný čas, Zdravotní volno/sickdays, Možnost občasné práce z domova, Firemní akce, Dovolená více než 5 týdnů
Zařazeno: Bankovnictví a finanční služby, Ekonomika a podnikové finance, Financial Controller, Bankovní specialista, Specialista reportingu
Typ pracovního poměru
Typ pracovního poměru: Práce na plný úvazek
Typ smluvního vztahu
Typ smluvního vztahu: pracovní smlouva
Zadavatel: Zaměstnavatel

COMMERZBANK Aktiengesellschaft, pobočka Praha, Jessica Dlouhý