Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chester


Job Description:

Are you a talented accounting professional or graduate looking for a new challenge? If so then read on as we are rapidly growing our accounting teams.

At our Chester office, you would be joining one of the largest investment banks in the World and the only premier Bank in the North-west. In Chester we support the Chief Finance Office Group (CFO) which serves a number of essential trading functions within Bank of America. Supporting these trading functions is critical to our success as a Bank and the work we do in Chester has a global impact by helping multinational organisations, governments and individuals trade successfully on the global markets.

As part of our strategic vision for the CFO group globally we have selected Chester to be our Centre of Excellence and have been growing our teams by hiring more than 50 new accounting professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds in the past 18 months. As an organisation we want you to succeed and will invest in you and your personal & professional development. Initially this will be in the form of exam sponsorship and mentoring while in the future you will have access to a dedicated internal mobility team designed to help with future moves within CFO and the wider bank.

By joining as a Finance Analyst your main responsibilities will involve:

Daily P&L & Balance sheet reporting and oversight. This includes approval of daily sub-ledger P&L, preparation of daily commentary and reviewing changes to the daily balance sheet.
Core Financial Oversight including price verification, validation of appropriate use of models for records, monthly and quarterly revenue commentary & internal control process including SOX.
Assisting with planning & reporting including influencing business strategy, plans, budgets and forecasts.
Assisting with the expense approval process for deal related and organisational expenses as well as providing expense related analytics.
As a Finance Analyst your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Good Academic profile with a numerical degree or equivalent
Good excel skills with the ability to build and use spreadsheets
Demonstrable risk identification and management
Positive relationship management and partner management ability

Investment banking or financial services experience
Knowledge of derivatives and associated products or a willingness to learn about these products

If you‘re interested in this opportunity please send your details to us by applying online.

Good conduct and sound judgement is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mindset are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment

About the company

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individuals, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company serves approximately 56 million U.S. consumer and small business relationships. It is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading.

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