Lloyds Banking Group

Finance Manager

Halifax, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
GBP 48,784.00 - 60,980.00 per year
03 Aug 2022
16 Aug 2022
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Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
End Date
Friday 05 August 2022

Salary Range
£48,784 - £60,980

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Agile Working Options
Flexible / Variable Hours, Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary
We're looking for a self-starting, highly motivated individual to join the Retail Divisional Reporting team, responsible for the Executive Reporting activities! You'll be working as part of a team providing insightful, high quality, timely and informative analysis, supporting the Divisional Finance Director and Senior Leadership Team.

Job Description

The Reporting team play a pivotal role in co-ordinating and carrying out analysis across the full breadth of Retail. We work closely with all Retail teams such as Mortgages, Savings, Current Accounts, Motor, Cards and Loans. We provide an integral service ensuring that the Divisional Finance Director has the latest insights into how the Retail business is performing and evolving.

Reporting into the Divisional Reporting Senior Manager, you'll work alongside 6 colleagues, leading and co-ordinating the delivery of Executive MI. Colleagues in the team benefit from a multifaceted view of the Retail business.

Through joining the team, you'll benefit from an empowering culture that is committed to developing colleagues, with a balanced focus on training and career development for all. Open to all forms of flexible working that will meet both the business and colleagues needs.

Key activities and accountabilities include:
  • Timely and accurate presentation of a suite of Executive support packs for the Retail Division, including GEC / RBBU / Auditors / PRA etc. Along with assimilation of ad-hoc support material to present key messages around hot topics, to our key partners.
  • Ability to interpret complex financial information, and where necessary provide challenge. Understand key messages / performance drivers, and relay in a simple, coherent way to the Retail Senior Leadership Team and across Finance and the Business.
  • Bi-monthly attendance supporting PRA meetings with FD's, to capture actions and key notes, building on commercial knowledge and focus points to support future sessions.
  • Experience of crafting presentations from scratch, to relay key messages to partners and offer guidance and options that can be then conveyed in a confident and credible style.
  • Desire to understand the needs of the team's various customer groups and respond accordingly. These include the Divisional Finance Director, Product Finance Directors, Business Partners and Group Finance.
  • A pragmatic approach to problem solving, and a desire to deliver solutions are essential to ensure the timely resolution of ad-hoc reporting queries and issues. Combined with execution of sound judgment and decision making.
  • Work collaboratively with our partners to develop an understanding of competing demands they face into and commit to minimising the demands we place on them.
  • Act as a team-player, recognising and working to relieve pressure points through shared / collective task ownership.
  • Continually review and challenge existing processes, drive forward change, and champion simplification initiatives!
Other crucial skills and capabilities:
  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA etc)
  • Energetic and pro-active, able to act on own initiative.
  • Partner management.
  • Attention to detail and self-review with a questioning mentality.
  • Eager to learn and be challenged.
  • Comfortable taking ownership and responsibility for their own work.
  • Display strong leadership skills.
  • Sophisticated Excel skills and ideally experience of TM1.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure.

In addition to the salary quoted, the position also offers:
  • 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

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. We're adopting collaborative, agile ways of working, to help us deliver the best outcomes for our colleagues, customers and businesses.

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.

So if you have the skills we're looking for, we'd love to hear from you!

We'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Together we make it possible!

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain recover. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we're building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

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