BME belongs to SIX, the third largest exchange group in Europe. We drive the transformation of the financial markets. That’s why we invest in bright minds, in their ideas, knowledge and development. We do that by combining our best sides.

 

If you would like to find out why stability makes us so agile, why experience makes us so curious, and why empathy makes us so impactful, apply now.

 

 

 Senior Financial Reporting Expert

Madrid | working from home up to 60% | Reference 6005

 

 

Are you passionate about finance? Do you have very good analytical skills to assess complex accounting issues under IFRS and Spanish GAAP? If yes, this is the right place for you.  As a Senior Specialist in Accounting & Reporting you will be part of the General Ledger team in Spain. Your tasks will consist of processing and supervising daily business activities (accounting entries, mapping of interface data, reconciliation, etc.) as well as contributing to monthly / quarterly / annual closing activities and reporting. You will work closely with different departments and locations (in particular headquarter in Switzerland) to ensure that the financial statements are prepared in accordance with IFRS and Spanish GAAP. You will have a key role during the annual audit as the main contact person with the external auditors of BME. 

 

 

What You Will Do

  • independently process and supervise daily business and period-end closings. Prepare individual and consolidated financial statements (Cuentas Anuales), and other relevant financial and activity reports (CNMV). 
  • prepare internal reporting and support Group consolidation process. Develop and implement the accounting policies of BME and new applicable IFRS standards and/or services in line with the SIX Group accounting policies
  • interact regularly with the CNMV and tend to their requests and queries
  • perform internal controls procedures, and monitor and supervise testing of controls including coordination of the annual audit process and follow-up of internal audit findings
  • assess complex accounting matters under Spanish GAAP, IFRS, and other applicable legislation
  • contribute to and/or lead strategic projects (e.g. restructuring, due diligence processes, PPAs, first consolidation of newly acquired companies or businesses, divestments, financial integration, impairment, etc.)

What You Bring 

  • university Degree in Business Administration and advanced education in Finance & Accounting (e.g. certified auditor)
  • 5 years minimum experience in financial audit (Big 4 or consultancy sector preferably) or in a similar position related with accounting or financial reporting including month end closing activities
  • in-depth expertise in Spanish GAAP, IFRS and consolidation. Knowdledge about internal control systems and procedures will be highly valued
  • good command of Excel and knowledge of SAP. Any experience with reporting tools (e.g. SAC, Power-BI) will be an advantage
  • resilient, responsible, proactive, independent and honest personality interested in working on a customer-oriented team and open to work in a multi-cultural environment, having also strong analytical, time-management, communication and coordination skills
  • proficiency in written and spoken English and Spanish

If you have any questions, please call Sara Perez de la Cuesta at +34 91 709 56 80.

 

For this vacancy we only accept direct applications in English.

 

Diversity is important to us. Therefore, we are looking to receiving applications regardless of any personal background. 

What We Offer

Flexible Work Models
We trust our employees and offer a work environment that is well-balanced, productive and fosters success. 

Personal Development
You will benefit from a culture of continuous learning and feedback. Your personal growth is supported through an extensive learning offering.

Agile Working Methods 
Whether through scrum or design thinking,
we solve exciting tasks together in teams.