Management Accountant

Skipton Building Society
Skipton, UK
13 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Introduction

This is an excellent opportunity to join our Procurement and
Cost Management team as a Management Accountant. This fixed term role has been
formed to create processes and deliver agreed actions from our Executive
Committee, including zero based budgeting and activity based costings across
several of the society's key areas.

The management information you produce will support our
Senior Leadership Team with strategic decision making, so as well as producing
the information you will deliver this in a way that is concise and relevant for
our leaders. You will be proactive in seeking to understand our Head Office
cost base including cost drivers, productivity metrics and benefit realisation
in order to encourage constructive challenge and open up conversations about
cost centre budgets, ensuring they are in line with the society's strategic
vision. The key competencies for the role are below:

- Accounting experience - Organisation skills - Stakeholder management - Analytical skills - Forward-thinking approach

Who we're looking for

Due to the knowledge required to be able to adapt swiftly
into this role, we are looking for someone who is qualified (or near qualified)
with a recognised professional accounting qualification such as CIMA, ACCA or
ACA. You will be able to use your expertise in this area to influence a range
of stakeholders through a collabora
tive approach.

You will have the flexibility of taking ownership over your
workload; therefore the ability to prioritise and achieve deadlines is a key
element of the role. This is an ideal opportunity for someone to develop their
accounting experience and gain exposure to a range of business areas, or
alternatively apply their extensive experience to a Times Top 100 company.

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.

We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues' unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Package Description

In return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:
  • Competitive Employer pension contribution
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company paid life assurance scheme
  • Company paid Group Income Protection scheme
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays and the opportunity to participate in the annual Holiday Trading Scheme to buy/sell extra days)
  • Annual discretionar
    y bonus scheme
  • Volunteering days
  • Colleague discounts at a range of UK wide retailers, including holidays, restaurants, fashion, days out and more. Accessible via an online platform and mobile app.
  • Discounts/cashback on selected products and services
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Diverse culture

Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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