Financial Accounting Manager - Global Accounting Policy

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Exciting rare opportunity to join Global Accounting Policy team at HSBC!

If you’re looking for a career that will unlock new opportunities, join HSBC and experience the
possibilities. Whether you want a role that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an
exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you
further.

Global Finance has a critical role to play in enabling HSBC’s strategy. The analysis and insight
we provide is crucial to improving overall Group performance, as well as being the guardians of
the Group's capital, liquidity and funding resources, and our internal and external financial
reporting. Global Accounting Policy (GAP) is a key part of Global Finance and provides technical
accounting support and guidance to functions, businesses and legal entities on a wide range of
transactions and accounting issues, providing challenge and governance to mitigate financial
reporting risk. GAP is organised as one global team with a presence in five geographies.

We are currently seeking an expert individual to join this team in the UK in the role of
Financial Accounting Manager – Global Accounting Policy. This is an exciting and challenging
opportunity to work as an integral part of the GAP team with a wide range of internal customers
across all Global Businesses and Functions and external stakeholders. The role holder is expected
to have a broad range of knowledge on IFRS, a willingness to learn, and will ideally have strong
knowledge and experience in financial instruments accounting and structured transactions. The
role is based in London and reports to the Head of Accounting Policy, UK and Corporate Centre.

As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development
opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for
all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work,
and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

In this role, you will:

Support the Head of Accounting Policy, UK and Corporate Centre, in delivering a full
accounting policy and advisory service;

Analyse transactions, new products and accounting issues, and produce accounting opinions on
them;

Provide technical support on the implementation of new policies and requirements;

Identify changes in external accounting, regulatory and legal requirements;

Participate in industry forums.

Exciting rare opportunity to join Global Accounting Policy team at HSBC!

If you’re looking for a career that will unlock new opportunities, join HSBC and experience the
possibilities. Whether you want a role that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an
exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you
further.

Global Finance has a critical role to play in enabling HSBC’s strategy. The analysis and insight
we provide is crucial to improving overall Group performance, as well as being the guardians of
the Group's capital, liquidity and funding resources, and our internal and external financial
reporting. Global Accounting Policy (GAP) is a key part of Global Finance and provides technical
accounting support and guidance to functions, businesses and legal entities on a wide range of
transactions and accounting issues, providing challenge and governance to mitigate financial
reporting risk. GAP is organised as one global team with a presence in five geographies.

We are currently seeking an expert individual to join this team in the UK in the role of
Financial Accounting Manager – Global Accounting Policy. This is an exciting and challenging
opportunity to work as an integral part of the GAP team with a wide range of internal customers
across all Global Businesses and Functions and external stakeholders. The role holder is expected
to have a broad range of knowledge on IFRS, a willingness to learn, and will ideally have strong
knowledge and experience in financial instruments accounting and structured transactions. The
role is based in London and reports to the Head of Accounting Policy, UK and Corporate Centre.

As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development
opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package. This includes private healthcare for
all UK-based employees, enhanced maternity and adoption pay and support when you return to work,
and a contributory pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.

In this role, you will:

Support the Head of Accounting Policy, UK and Corporate Centre, in delivering a full
accounting policy and advisory service;

Analyse transactions, new products and accounting issues, and produce accounting opinions on
them;

Provide technical support on the implementation of new policies and requirements;

Identify changes in external accounting, regulatory and legal requirements;

Participate in industry forums.

To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:

A qualified accountant (ACA, CA, ACCA or equivalent) with demonstrable post-qualification
experience;

Strong technical knowledge and experience of applying IFRS accounting standards in practical
business situations;

Knowledge and experience in financial instruments accounting and structured transactions;

Experience of building and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders.

The base location for this role is London and with a hybrid working pattern.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions
count. We take pride in providing a workplace that champions continuous professional development,
flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. Personal
data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our
Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Within HSBC certain roles are designated as Enhanced Vetting Roles. For these roles, all internal
and external applicants are required (subject to local laws), to pass satisfactorily a series of
additional checks both as part of the application process and, if successfully recruited into the
Enhanced Vetting role, on an ongoing basis. The Group reserves its position with regard to any
steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the
checks are first carried out as part of this recruitment exercise, and/or if relevant, on an
ongoing basis.

As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for
our customers, our business and our people. This is why HSBC is committed to being an inclusive
employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of
ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/long term health condition, marital
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including
characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected
by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate. Within the work place you will have access
to various employee resource groups which strive to promote and achieve a healthy work / life
balance and support our diversity ambitions. HSBC has in place processes in order to avoid
nepotism, which means to avoid crafting circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of
conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.

Recruitment Helpdesk:

Email: hsbc.recruitment@hsbc.com

Telephone: 44 2078328500

We want everyone to be able to fulfil their potential which is why we provide a range of flexible
working arrangements and family friendly policies!

To be successful in this role you should meet the following requirements:

A qualified accountant (ACA, CA, ACCA or equivalent) with demonstrable post-qualification
experience;

Strong technical knowledge and experience of applying IFRS accounting standards in practical
business situations;

Knowledge and experience in financial instruments accounting and structured transactions;

Experience of building and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders.

The base location for this role is London and with a hybrid working pattern.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions
count. We take pride in providing a workplace that champions continuous professional development,
flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. Personal
data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our
Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Within HSBC certain roles are designated as Enhanced Vetting Roles. For these roles, all internal
and external applicants are required (subject to local laws), to pass satisfactorily a series of
additional checks both as part of the application process and, if successfully recruited into the
Enhanced Vetting role, on an ongoing basis. The Group reserves its position with regard to any
steps which it may take in relation to any material adverse findings which arise either when the
checks are first carried out as part of this recruitment exercise, and/or if relevant, on an
ongoing basis.

As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for
our customers, our business and our people. This is why HSBC is committed to being an inclusive
employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of
ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/long term health condition, marital
status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including
characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected
by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate. Within the work place you will have access
to various employee resource groups which strive to promote and achieve a healthy work / life
balance and support our diversity ambitions. HSBC has in place processes in order to avoid
nepotism, which means to avoid crafting circumstances in which the appearance or possibility of
conflicts of interest may exist within the hiring process.

Recruitment Helpdesk:

Email: hsbc.recruitment@hsbc.com

Telephone: 44 2078328500

We want everyone to be able to fulfil their potential which is why we provide a range of flexible
working arrangements and family friendly policies!

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