Life Insurance Reporting Change Accountant - Open to flexibility

Bristol, South West England
£46755 - £54547 per annum + benefits
09 Jan 2017
23 Jan 2017
Lloyds Banking Group
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Life Insurance Reporting Change Accountant - Open to flexibility

Scottish Widows has been helping people plan their financial futures for over 200 years. It is one of the most trusted Financial Services brands in the UK with over 6m customers and over £80bn in assets under management.

At a time of unprecedented change for the Life, Pensions and Investments (LP&I) industry the responsibility for diligently reporting the financial performance of this iconic Lloyds subsidiary sits with our LP&I Reporting Team within Insurance Finance.

In our Finance Reporting Accounting Change team you'll have a role that matters - managing the delivery of reporting change on Finance Reporting, taking responsibility for delivering solutions which address business needs.

You'll manage resources to ensure delivery to agreed business plans within cost, quality and timescale objectives, ensuring that the benefits identified in the business case can be realised.

You'd assess the impact IFRS reporting system change, finance transformation of ledger, and impact on downstream regulatory reporting and provide training and embedding of project change. Managing the delivery of significant change projects impacting on Finance Reporting, taking responsibility for the delivering solutions which address business needs. You'd manage resources to ensure delivery to plan, within cost and quality.

Defining and implementing a detailed delivery approach for each stage of the project lifecycle, obtaining acceptance and buy-in to the approach from all team members, working across the division and providing project updates to senior leaders.

As a Qualified Accountant with significant post qualification experience, you'll have an exceptional understanding of insurance accounting, and its implications for Finance Reporting and systems.

Experience of finance system change would be advantageous as you'll be expected to lead the implementation of change in respect of new IFRS reporting standards on finance systems and processes.

In return, we'll offer you a competitive package which includes salary, car allowance, bonus, generous pension contribution and flex cash to spend on a host of benefits to suit your lifestyle. We have a long track record in agile working practices and we're always open to new ways to improve our people's work-life balance, we're happy to consider homeworking or another base location a couple of days a week within this team.

Being a part of Lloyds Banking Group offers opportunity for progression and development, so if you're looking to work for one of the largest Financial Services organisations in the UK appeals and you've the skills and knowledge and drive we're seeking then click "apply" - we'd like to hear from you.