Assistant Manager, Statutory Accounts - Open to flexiibilty

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£33,633 - £37,370 per annum + Benefits
Posted
10 Jan 2017
Closes
07 Feb 2017
Ref
584118
Contact
Lloyds Banking Group
Contract Type
Permanent

At Lloyds Banking Group, we have a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper and to become the best bank for our customers. What we do makes a genuine difference to families, businesses and communities and we are playing a central role in creating a thriving UK economy. Finance is key to that success by securing and building the financial strength and performance of the Bank.

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a finance or reporting professional to work in the Statutory Accounts & Legacy Reporting team produce the Statutory Accounts for the Leasing and Equity business areas.

Key activities include:
- Support the production of statutory accounts for the Leasing and Equity business areas
- Support legal entity matters such as dividend policy, liquidation programme and other simplification initiatives
- Support business transactions, providing accounting advice and support as appropriate

The Commercial Banking Financial and Regulatory Control team sits within our Group Executive Functions and undertakes the control, reporting and governance activities to support the division and the wider Bank. We deliver assurance to our underlying financial information and produce internal and external reporting.

As part of the Statutory Reporting & Legacy team, the accountabilities will include:
- Provide technical support and assistance to the business in a subject area, using own judgement as to when more complex queries require escalation
- Deliver small-scale projects or well defined tasks on larger projects to improve support to the business
- Monitor and support a range of processes and systems to ensure that they are effectively maintained and coordinated, recommending improvements
- Establish and build relationships with customers to identify business requirements and provide appropriate support and guidance
- Demonstrate core Lloyds Banking Group values and behaviours as an active team member

You will ideally be a qualified accountant, studying for a professional finance qualification or have equivalent relevant experience. You must have a good understanding of accounting concepts and management reporting of income statement, balance sheet or capital and a practical understanding of financial systems and processes. You will need to show your ability to undertake detailed analytical review and reconciliations and how you collaborate across multiple stakeholders.

So, if you have the skills and experience we're looking for and this sounds like you then we'd like to hear from you. You can look forward to having a role that matters and working in an environment that provides continuous learning and development. We're committed to building a diverse workforce where colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit.

Making you feel valued is important so we offer a highly competitive reward package - based on acting responsibly and demonstrating our values and ethics. In addition to the salary range quoted this role offers an on target discretionary performance related bonus, 4% of your salary paid to you in flex cash, 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), private medical care, share schemes and contributory pension contributions as well as the option to use your flex cash to pick from a wide range of benefits including childcare vouchers, holiday trading, matched learning fund, dental plan, retail vouchers and a range of discounted financial and protection products.