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in Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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The Finance Manager – Group Entities will support the Financial Controller to produce the relevant financial, regulatory and liquidity reports for the Business Unit, completing and monitoring the relevant financial controls.

About Us

Quilter is a leading provider of advice, investments and wealth management in the UK and internationally. Managing over £100 billion of investments on behalf of over 900,000 customers, we operate in one of the largest wealth markets in the world – and one that is growing.

Our promise

At Quilter, we're committed to creating an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We promote equal opportunities and make sure no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. We select candidates for interview based purely on their skills, qualifications, experience and potential.

About the Role

  • Produce the monthly numbers for the Business Unit for review by the Financial Controller
  • Prepare the applicable statutory, regulatory and liquidity reporting for the Business Unit, ensuring it adheres with all standards, policies and delivery deadlines
  • Prepare papers for Legal Entity board meetings, and attend as and when required
  • Make payments from relevant banking systems (as required)
  • Contribute to the change agenda for the Business Unit finance function, which is part of Finance’s overall Optimisation programme
  • Support the Financial Controller in engaging and the provision of information for external auditors
  • Work closely with the tax team to ensure tax reporting and provisions are consistent and accurate with corporate standards
  • Work closely with the Group’s Head of Technical Accounting to ensure compliance with the applicable accounting standards
  • Ensure compliance with all finance policies and procedures
  • Maintain a robust financial control environment
  • Build and maintain strong partnerships with the other members of the wider finance team to share best practice and standards
  • Assist in implementing any required changes to financial reporting, systems or procedures smoothly and efficiently
  • Ensure all accounting and financial processes are fully documented and remain up-to-date, reflecting any changes in policy or regulation
  • Reconcile key balance sheet accounts and investigate reconciling items

About You

  • Key behavioural skills
  • Ability to engage, consult and advise colleagues and senior management
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to produce high quality, timely deliverables
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable Financial and Regulatory Reporting requirements (e.g. IFRS, SII)
  • Works with agility and at pace with limited supervision, escalating as appropriate
  • Credibility, professionalism and strong personal integrity
  • Able to work in a complex and changing environment
  • Embraces change and initiates new and better ways of working to deliver positive customer outcomes
  • Proactive approach to the resolution of problems and obstacles
  • Embraces a collaborative working environment to achieve shared objectives
  • Acts as a role model for the Quilter values – Pioneering, Dependable, Stronger Together

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Qualified Accountant (2+ years PQE)
  • Experience of working in a Finance function within Financial Services (including capital, regulatory and liquidity requirements) or Big 4 audit experience would be advantageous
  • People management experience
  • Knowledge of applicable Financial and Regulatory Reporting requirements (e.g. IFRS, SII)
  • Familiarity with working with multiple stakeholders and to tight timescales in a delivery focused fashion
  • Experience of working in a highly results-orientated, growth and performance driven environment, with a focus on excellence
  • Ability to interrogate systems and navigate complex infrastructure
  • Demonstrable track record of delivering on time and quality - Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc.)
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