Accounting and Finance Control Associate

  • Job Reference: Req0974229
  • Date Posted: 21 June 2022
  • Employer: Santander
  • Website: https://www.santanderjobs.co.uk/
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join our community.

As the accounting & finance control associate, you will work closely with the head of accounting reporting directly into the head of financial management.

The purpose of this position is to run activities for month end, related to registration of administrative expenses, staff costs and establish controls, to ensure the correct registration of accounting flows of invoicing payments.

This role resides within the accounting department of Santander London Branch (Non-Ring-Fenced branch of Santander Corporate Investment Bank in the UK)

What you'll bring.

  • Controlling the payment process to suppliers and payroll

  • Managing registration in accounting system of administrative expenses (general expenses and staff cost, payroll), tax (corporate and VAT), fee.

  • Preparing information to elaborate the VAT and Corporate tax returns

  • Managing payable and receivable accounts of Group Santander projects

  • Analysing current account reconciliation items

  • Supporting the budgetary process and interacting with key counterparties and stakeholders in the UK and Group

What you will bring.

  • Fluent in Spanish language

  • Experience in an accounting department and control function with Equation system knowledge

It would also be nice for you to have.

  • A high degree of IT skills - knowledge of front office booking systems as well as Microsoft software products

  • Accountant qualification

  • Knowledge and understanding of treasury / wholesale products and services, including cash and funding instruments, derivatives, equities, and bonds

How we'll reward you.

As well as a salary, we offer a wide range of benefits that you can choose from and tailor to your needs.

  • £500 annual cash allowance to spend on our great range of benefits.

  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us

  • 27 days' holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 28 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year

  • Company funded individual private medical insurance

  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments

  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover

  • 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform including retailers, entertainment, eating out, travel and more

  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our share plans

  • Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships

Learn more about our benefits and family friendly policies

#ThePlaceToBeYourself - Everyday Inclusion at Santander

We are committed to making sure all our colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people, so we welcome applications from across society.

You can find out more about how we're embedding an inclusive culture that encourages our people to bring their full and authentic selves to work on our Inclusion and Belonging page.

A bit more about Santander

At Santander we're driven by our purpose - to help people and businesses prosper. This means we help customers to create change for themselves and those around them, and we champion businesses to grow sustainably. We do this by always living our values of Simple, Personal and Fair.

At Santander, we each take personal responsibility for managing risk by embracing the I AM Risk framework - to Identify, Assess, Manage and Report risks, and to continuously build a deeper understanding of the risks we face. It is an important part of our culture at Santander and we will provide you with knowledge to help you manage risks in your role.

What to do next:-

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply.