Career Opportunities

Financial Controls Analyst

London, GB Full-Time Finance

About Marex

Marex is a diversified global financial services platform, providing essential liquidity, market access and infrastructure services to clients in the energy, commodities and financial markets.

The Group provides comprehensive breadth and depth of coverage across four core services: Market Making, Clearing, Hedging and Investment Solutions and Agency and Execution. It has a major franchise in many major metals, energy and agricultural products, executing around 50 million trades and clearing 205 million contracts in 2022. The Group provides access to the world’s major commodity markets, covering a broad range of clients that include some of the largest commodity producers, consumers and traders, banks, hedge funds and asset managers.

Marex was established in 2005 but through its subsidiaries can trace its roots in the commodity markets back almost 100 years. Headquartered in London with 36 offices worldwide, the Group has over 1,800 employees across Europe, Asia and America.

Marex has unique access across markets with significant share globally both on and off exchange. The depth of knowledge amongst its teams and divisions provides its customers with clear advantage, and its technology-led service provides access to all major exchanges, order-flow management via screen, voice and DMA, plus award-winning data, insights and analytics.

The Group Finance team work on a range of projects as well as statutory reporting and control. The team is charged with ensuring the Group meets the financial reporting and control obligations of a global regulated group. The role will include working closely with the Risk Department and Internal Audit on financial controls and assisting in local financial requirements for overseas subsidiaries.

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Role Summary

The purpose of this role is to be a key member of the Group Finance team and ensure the integrity of the Group and its subsidiaries financial information through an effective controls system. The role would cover and support all aspects of finance that falls under Group Finance.

Role Responsibilities

The major deliverables of the role are:

  • Managing the month-end process to Group reporting deadlines;
  • Review and assess key risks and controls within the financial reporting cycle;
  • Involvement in developing and enhancing existing processes;
  • Ensure effective execution of key control procedures across group finance;
  • Review and challenge of global finance department balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Preparation of controls MI and reporting information for senior management and the ACC;
  • Manage audit process and ad-hoc enquiries from external auditors;
  • Integration of new acquisitions into the group control environment;
  • Monitor and drive control remediation plans; and
  • Design and implementation of a world class control environment

Skills and Experience

  • Big 4 audit background is preferred but not essential
  • Working in a large Group / Public company environment
  • Understanding of financial controls within a SOX compliance environment
  • A track record of improving processes and adding value to stakeholders
  • Strong analytical, organisation and documentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and large ERP system (PeopleSoft)

Competencies

  • Strong analytical skill – You demonstrate an aptitude for problem solving with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgment in a highly regulated environment
  • Functional expertise – Enjoy keeping up-to-date with emerging business, economic, and market trends
  • Strong understanding of financial reporting controls – You demonstrate strong technical knowledge of key reporting processes and related controls, pay attention to detail, take initiative to broaden your knowledge and resolve issues
  • Personal drive and motivation – Successfully handle multiple tasks, take initiative to improve your own performance, work intensely towards challenging goals
  • A client and business focus – Effectively handle difficult requests, build trusting, long-term relationships with clients, help the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations
  • Strong teamwork ethic – You are a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills. You collaborate well with others within and across teams, encourage other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others’ contributions

Conduct Rules

You must:

  • Act with integrity
  • Act with due skill, care and diligence
  • Be open and cooperative with the FCA, the PRA and other regulators
  • Pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly
  • Observe proper standard of market conduct
  • Act to deliver good outcomes for retail customers

Marex is fully committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the differences that a diverse workforce brings to the company.

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