Finance Manager - London

  • 05 Nov 2020


Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, this is a key role in Finance that will provide true business partnership, drive the accuracy, completeness and timely completion of the accounting for Trayport entities, and enable positive change and continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities

Accounting, reporting and analysis
Lead and mentor two direct reports
Champion continuous improvement and system development
Partner with the business on project portfolio as Finance SME
Work closely with Finance Analysis team to develop cohesion in finance and ensure the analytical needs of business decision making are met
Apply and improve the Finance control framework to adopt best practice and align with the business
Ensure all forms of financial information and reporting is accurate and complete across all Trayport entities (UK, Singapore, Austria and US)
Ensure that the quarterly and annual financial statements fairly present the financial condition and results of the legal entities
Work with the external auditors on quarterly reviews and annual audits, providing all necessary documents and insights
Legal entity control and annual production of audited financial statements
Support accounting research and memos on significant accounting matters
Evaluate and ensure appropriate up-to-date internal controls are in place over consolidations and financial accounting and reporting
Review of all new unusual transactions to ensure compliance with accounting standards and proper disclosure in the financial statements
Continuous improvement champion and agent
Foster a culture of positive iterative change within the finance team
Establish a strong two-way working relationship with global peers in TMX group to leverage tools and best practices
Ability to plan and manage meaningful change, both directly and through others
Manager and developer of people
Provide leadership and direct supervision to accounting and finance staff - plan, align and direct the work of the team
Conduct performance reviews on a regular basis and work with team to develop individual development plans
Provide coaching, mentorship, and continuous feedback, recognising employee accomplishments
Ensure learning and development is a true priority
Work to create a positive work environment that emphasises accuracy and adherence to accounting procedures and controls

Essential Skills and Experience


Designated Chartered Accountant
Demonstrable knowledge of IFRS and UK statutory reporting
Stakeholder management 
Highly detail oriented
Excellent organisation skills
Relationship builder and collaborator
Excellent ability to influence with a collaborative nature and strong communication/ interpersonal skills, both written and oral
Prior management experience
Extensive knowledge with 6+ years of progressive finance experience
Proven ability to multi-task normal workloads with finance related projects to achieve results and advance work plans
Experience working under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), including consolidation, foreign currency translation, revenue recognition and ICFR compliance

Desirable Skills
Previous experience with Workday Financials
Working knowledge of external reporting requirements for publicly traded companies
Exposure to accounting for internally generated intangible assets
Experience with the Google Suite of Tools for Work


Bonus Scheme
Exercise/Sport Allowance
Pension Scheme
Annual Day Away
Regular Social Events
25 days Holiday
Staff Kitchen with Breakfast & Refreshments Available
Healthcare & Travel Insurance, Life Assurance
Referral Bonus
Cycle to Work Scheme
Give As You Earn Scheme
Season Ticket Loan
Enhanced Maternity & 
Paternity Scheme