Finance Manager

  • GBP48636 - GBP56741 per annum + benefits
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • 18 Mar 19

Finance Manager

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) is changing. We're responding to rapid transformation of our sector by delivering new ideas and ways of working that will, ultimately, help us become the best bank for customers. As the pace of change accelerates, you can be part of our exciting future where together we'll embrace creative, agile and simple ways of working.

There couldn't be a better time to join us, as we work to become the best bank for customers and to build an exciting future for our people.

You'll be joining Insurance Finance. We provide statutory and regulatory reporting to meet external requirements. We support the Insurance business to shape the financial strategy and implement quality systems and processes, to deliver strong returns on capital. We also maintain and enhance financial controls to help the business work cost effectively and efficiently.

Would you like to further develop your skills, as a well-rounded Finance professional?

As a Finance Manager within the Financial Reporting team, your focus will be on producing robust statutory reporting and financial analysis. You'll also work in partnership with other finance areas, to understand current trends and impacts and you'll provide data driven insight. This will ensure compliant reporting and support operational decision-making.

Your accountabilities will include:

  • Month end close and associated reporting
  • Production of key monthly and annual reports (statutory accounts and regulatory reporting)
  • Operating and enhancing financial controls (including oversight of balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Support and development of other team members
  • Operating financial reporting systems and processes
  • Supporting the delivery of small scale projects and continuous improvements
  • Supporting strategic change projects
  • Undertaking ad hoc analysis

As colleagues rotate over time, you'll gain experience of all key aspects that the Financial Reporting team undertake.

You'll be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar), with well-developed statutory reporting skills. You're adept at producing complex sets of accounts, manipulating large amounts of data and providing relevant insight. You're deeply analytical, with a real eye for detail and accuracy. And you're accustomed to delivering to deadlines.

You'll relish the opportunity to build on your existing experience in this key role within our team. Alongside your technical expertise, your relationship building and management skills will be at the forefront of your contribution.

You have well-honed influencing and engagement skills and are able to communicate and influence at all levels. You'll use these skills to present to senior colleagues and be confident in responding to challenges and questions. You'll enjoy working independently, as well as contributing as part of a small team to achieve our goals.

It is a very exciting time to join LBG. Together we'll continue our market leading, ground breaking transformation and you'll help us realise the Group's vision to become the Best Bank for Customers. Here, you'll grow as a person and develop your career.

As well as a competitive salary, this role offers:

  • Car / Car allowance
  • Discretionary Performance Share Award
  • Generous pension contribution
  • A flex benefits cash pot you can adjust to suit your lifestyle (4% on top of your basic salary)
  • Private health cover
  • Share schemes
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays

In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy our total dedication to your ongoing personal and professional development. So if you have the skills we're looking for, we'd love to hear from you. We'll help you perform at your best today, so you can fulfil all your potential in the future. We know that success is built from the inside out through our people. Our customers' experience and success starts with yours.

Lloyds Banking Group is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve, and to building an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

Did you know we've won awards? We've gained industry recognition including Stonewall Top 100 Employer, Top 30 Employer for Working Families, Gold Standard 2014 from the Business Disability Forum and Top 50 Employer for Women