Finance Manager

Lloyds Banking Group
Leeds, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
End Date
Monday 30 September 2019

Salary Range
£49,608 - £55,120

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Agile Working Options
Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Finance team supporting the recently announced Joint Venture between LBG and Schroders. This role will be part of the team that will transfer across to the Joint Venture at the end of the transitional period, which is expected to be at the end of 2020.

The role will support the Joint Venture CFO and Wealth Senior Finance Manager in setting up and running the reporting and planning processes for the Joint Venture along with ensuring that all external regulatory and statutory reporting requirements are met.

Job Description
  • Oversight of submissions of regulatory returns and preparation and submission of IFRS accounts
  • Daily analysis / oversight of movements and variances
  • Analysis and reconciliation of data from multiple sourcing (e.g. Transfer Agency / General Ledger) on a monthly basis
  • Oversee the production of monthly management accounts and associated analysis highlighting trends and performance against forecast and prior periods to assist in timely decision making by Senior Management
  • Oversee cost management reporting as part of the Monthly Management packs, highlighting trends and performance against forecast and prior periods to assist in timely decision making by Senior Management
  • Developing forecasts to support 4YOP and rolling forecasts
  • Production of board papers and storyboard packs for senior stakeholders and the board, including variance analysis between actuals and budget
  • Managing and helping staff development

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience in reporting and planning
  • Experience in running a control process and spotting and managing issues before they arise
  • PC literacy especially in respect of Excel (to Advanced level), Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong relationship management skills, with the ability and confidence to clearly communicate with stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to manage and keep track of a number of on-going projects and deliverables
  • Ability to work independently, whilst also being a valuable team player
  • Personal drive and resilience to deal with what can be demanding work volumes at times
  • Flexibility to provide support across the wider team during periods of peak demand
  • Working knowledge of accounting systems

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we're building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

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