Finance Professional, Treasury Accounting

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Santander
  • 19 Sep 17

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Professional within our Financial & Accounting Control Division.

You like challenging convention

We want people who think outside of the box

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Professional within our Financial & Accounting Control Division.

The purpose of this role is to interpret and implement the policies and procedures of the department. With a deep understanding of their area, the Finance Professional will provide advice and service to other departments as well as performing key reconciliations and controls.

The Ledger Accounting department provides Financial Accounting & Control services and support to the wholesale market activity of Santander UK group. This covers all of the activity of the Santander Global Corporate Banking (SGCB) division, most of the CFO Division, and parts of the Santander Corporate & Commercial Bank (SCCB).

Treasury Accounting provides services to all of the main legal entities in the group and interact with other key stakeholders including the individual business units, wholesale Operations, Market Risk and other areas of the Finance division. The products covered range from debt issuance and short term funding through to the trading of complex derivatives.

Our people are passionate about truly listening to our customers to make banking more simple, personal and fair. And change like that doesn't happen unless we all speak up with new ideas and challenge things that could be better. That's why we've built a culture of respect, where everyone supports each other to keep their promises and go above-and-beyond - every day.

As a Finance Professional your main responsibilities will be

  • Involvement in the Account Ownership Reconciliation Process (AORP), account ownership and sign off of the general ledger at trail balance level
  • Reviewing and challenging reconciliations and controls over accounting balance
  • Producing management information/ assist with statutory reporting mapping and queries
  • Performing reconciliations and checks over the daily nostro funding process
  • To reconcile inter-company balances

Minimum skills and experience required

  • A qualified accountant
  • Ability to demonstrate strong technical and analytical skills
  • An ability to demonstrate an in depth understanding of accounting and accounting processes
  • A good level of knowledge of financial instruments including interest rate derivatives, funding, bond and cash instruments
  • Previous experience in a Treasury Finance Product Control function would be desirable

Rewarding you

Salary is Competitive

For your commitment and success, Santander offers a competitive basic salary with a distinct career development opportunity. In addition to your salary and bonus, we offer you a benefits package that's flexible and allows you to be in control, as well as all the policies, tools and guidance to support you.

Other Santander benefits include:

  • Pension with generous contributions from Santander
  • 27 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to 5 additional days per year
  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance, dental insurance, Healthcare Cash Plan and health assessments
  • 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more
  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as childcare vouchers, voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover
  • Company car if you drive more than 8,000 business miles per year
  • Buy an all-inclusive (just add fuel) brand new car through our salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Excellent employee recognition schemes - be rewarded for demonstrating great behaviours
  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our Sharesave and Sharematch plans
  • Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships


Our Triton Square office in London is conveniently located within walking distance from Euston Station and Warren Street Station.It's one of our biggest offices in the UK and is home to a range of key functions for the bank from Marketing, Finance and Risk to Digital and HR. With an onsite gym, restaurant, coffee shop and banking facilities, the atmosphere is a vibrant one with plenty of opportunities to socialise and get involved in local community and charity work.

Why Santander?

With over 150 years of experience, we've built a strong, international presence, with more branches worldwide than any other bank. Dedicated to making things simple, personal and fair for our customers, our aim is to become the best bank in the UK, and we know we can't make it happen without our people. That's why we promote an environment where everyone counts. With us, you'll be encouraged to develop both professionally and personally, and by listening to your unique perspective, and turning your ideas into action, we'll grow along with you.

We are committed to being fully inclusive and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Through our partnerships and employee led networks we seek to empower everyone to develop their full potential. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people. We are proud to have been listed as one of the Top 30 Employers for Working Families and accredited as one of Britain's Top Employers by the Top Employers Institute since 2012.

In order to help you achieve a reasonable balance between your home and working life we support you in meeting your commitments outside of work and offer a range of flexible work options, including part-time working, job sharing, career breaks and flexible holiday options. We also support you to make a difference in your local community with volunteering and fundraising schemes.

Time to apply

If this sounds like a role you're interested in then please apply on the link below.