It is crucial for the bank to understand how profitable each businesses activity is and Finance has a responsibility to understand precisely the resource commitment the bank makes to any given client or transaction e.g. cost, capital, funding, liquidity and risk. Finance is playing a central role in keeping the bank focused on simplification and financial resource management.
With our diverse teams in 47 countries, we offer a broad portfolio of capabilities. Our key functions range from Group Finance, Treasury, Planning and Performance Management, and Investor Relations to enabling functions such as Finance Change and Administration. These teams make sure we cover all Finance specific aspects for our internal and external stakeholders such as shareholder, employees, clients and regulators. Together, it is the role of Finance to oversee all financial details for Deutsche Bank globally.
Sound financial principles are at the core of everything we do. That's why Finance is vital to the way we run our business. In a global marketplace that's constantly evolving, being adaptable, decisive and accurate is critical.
Join us and you'll be able to make a real difference in a dynamic global team with multiple career opportunities. Position Overview
This Business Finance Specialist role will provide oversight of the current control framework and assist with completion of reporting and regulatory requirements to support the Equities business.
In particular this role will focus on the following key areas: Validation and Control: Provide accounting expertise to ensure the financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet, Disclosures) for the Equities Business, are complete, accurate and timely. Ensure the control environment is functioning appropriately and assist with escalating and remediating any gaps. Business Solutions: Assist with the implementation of process improvement and change initiatives and ensures the effectiveness of relevant technology-systems to help meet the demands of both run-the-bank and change-the-bank activities. Regulatory & Statutory Reporting: Ensure all group and local statutory and regulatory reporting inputs (inc. audit deliverables) are completed on a timely basis. Keep key stakeholders informed of progress and delays. Business Support: To work with our business partners to ensure all standard performance reporting and commentary is complete and assist with ad-hoc requests where required.
Control Oversight: Responsible for validation and control oversight of the Equities month end processes and controls to ensure accuracy and completeness of underlying data used in the Financial Statements and mitigate risks. Provide support for cross business month end close activities as part of wider team involvement. Regular engagement with our Manila support teams to ensure controls are adequately adhered to, provide ongoing and appropriate training, and drive effective prioritization and execution of deliverables.
Regulatory & Statutory Oversight:
Provide appropriate review and analysis to ensure accurate delivery of group and local reporting requirements. Deliver required inputs to support regulatory submissions on a timely and accurate basis. Help prepare balance sheet and regulatory capital reports for the business, including appropriate commentary. Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a seamless approach to audits.
Business Process Change: Participate in Change the Bank (CTB) initiatives of the team as well as across Business Finance for CIB Process re-engineering – continually questioning processes in an ever changing environment, striving for best of breed. In particular, work with our Manila colleagues to remove inefficiencies and tighten controls where appropriate.
- Degree qualified with professional accounting qualifications.
- Technically strong management-financial accountant
- Previous experience in Finance
- Equities knowledge-experience advantageous, but strong candidates from all product backgrounds encouraged
- MS Exce; (required) - SAP
- Initiative and problem solving
- Business advisory and partnership
- Client relationship focus
Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.