Manager, Financial Reporting (Limerick)

Location
Limerick, Munster, Ireland
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
18 Jan 2022
Closes
28 Jan 2022
Ref
94318
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

About Northern Trust:

Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.

As a Northern Trust employee (Partner), you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve.

Northern Trust is committed to working with and providing adjustments to individuals with health conditions and disabilities. If you would benefit from adjustments for any part of the employment process, please inform the recruiter to discuss your individual requirements.

We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018. 

Role/ Department:

Reporting to a Divisional Manager or Head of Financial Reporting Ireland Operations – Limerick

Responsible for managing a financial reporting team, including conducting the performance management process.  Establish goals/objectives for team and monitor to ensure the timely and accurate completion of all related tasks.  Consult with clients and partners on effective ways to meet needs, translating into actionable steps.  Will be responsible for developing ‘early warning’ tools to identify process failures and to improve quality percentages.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Responsible to provide unrivalled client satisfaction and continuously improve the department’s performance to clients (internal and external) year on year as part of a team.
  • Responsible for the production, accuracy, and timely delivery of all interim and annual financial statements allocated to your team, in addition to completion of various tax reporting requirements for clients.
  • Monitor the accounting operation process to ensure 100% quality and timeliness of deliverables.
  • Identify training and development needs and establish performance standards for the department.
  • Guide staff in the resolution of non-routine and complex financial reporting issues.
  • Committed and working as a team member to support and enhance cross-functional communication and knowledge to achieve company success.
  • Keep abreast of industry and regulatory developments.
  • To conduct Partners in Performance Development Reviews for team as required, and to be proactive in the development and training needs of self and team.
  • Responsible for all employee related administration duties for people employed in section.
  • To recruit, select, manage, motivate and conduct probationary reviews for all direct reports.
  • Seek opportunities to improve productivity and quality within the business group
  • Produce on time accurate detailed appropriate management information reporting and analysis

Skills/ Qualifications:

  • People Management; experience of managing teams and delegating responsibility to same whilst maintaining control; effective communicator, motivator, coach and mentor.
  • Must have proven experience in the investment management industry acquired through working in the fund administration, asset management or securities operations industry or audit industry. 
  • Financial reporting experience preferred.
  • Proven experience in a management role.  
  • Demonstrated leadership and team-building qualities and ability to motivate a team.
  • Strong communication, first class presentation and internal and external client-servicing skills.
  • Irish/UK GAAP and IFRS experience. 
  • Excellent client service skills
  • Business Management
  • Relevant Professional Qualifications.

Working with Us:

We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. In return, we will support you with your personal and career goals in a number of ways:

Financial – Life Assurance, Disability Plan, Pension/ Gratuity, Annual Pay Review

Work Life Balance – Flexible Work Options, Incremental Annual Leave, Community Volunteer Days

Health & Wellbeing – Private Medical Insurance (REMOVE FOR LUX POSTINGS), Active Sports & Social clubs (lunchtime and after-work groups), Employee Assistance Program

Professional Development – Clear Career Path, Education Assistance, Recognition Programme, NT University (wide range of online, virtual & in-house training options) and employee-led Business Resource Councils dedicated to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

And Finally:

We hope you’re excited about the role and the opportunity to work with us.
We value an inclusive workplace and understand flexibility means different things to different people.
Apply today and talk to us about your flexible working requirements and together we can achieve greater.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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