Lloyds Banking Group

Finance Manager - Commercial Banking Control & Reporting (FTC)

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£61641 - £68490 per annum + Benefits
Posted
01 Mar 2024
Closes
15 Mar 2024
Ref
109150
Contact
Lloyds Banking Group
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

JOB TITLE: Finance Manager - Commercial Banking Control and Reporting FTC

SALARY: £61,641 - £68,490

LOCATION(S): Edinburgh

HOURS: Full time

WORKING PATTERN: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in our Edinburgh office

About this opportunity

We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager to join us in Edinburgh in a 12 month contract.

We're on an exciting journey to transform our Group and the way we're shaping finance for good. We're focusing on the future, investing in our technologies, workplaces, and colleagues to make our Group a great place for everyone. Including you.


This role sits within the Commercial Banking Financial Control and Reporting team within GFS, who are responsible for financial control activity for the Commercial Banking division ("CB") such as income recognition, reconciliation and substantiation of financial data, guardianship of the ledger and ensuring risks are appropriately recorded, escalated and resolved.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking professional to lead a Finance team responsible for ensuring the ledger is complete and accurate for both Commercial Cards, a Commercial Banking product area, and a Joint Venture (JV) business between LBG and an external party. This involves review of month end journals, balance sheet substantiation and regular interaction with Finance Business Partners and external JV partner, production of management and statutory reporting and other financial control processes.

Day to day you'll be;

  • Overseeing Finance analysts and assistant managers who post and reconcile the daily JV account balances in the LBG general ledger.
  • Handling the relationship between LBG Financial Control and the external third party who run the operational and financial processing functions.
  • Supporting the production of the standalone entity statutory financial statements and oversight of the entity audit.
  • Preparing and walking through with senior stakeholders of Governance, Legal Entity & Risk packs, with a focus on strengthening controls to mitigate risks and reviewing these regularly.
  • Working with Finance Platform, and other Change teams to ensure that Financial Control matters are considered in LBG's Transformation project, including handling the ongoing change impact.
  • Proactively identifying improvements to existing processes, systems and procedures, including the running of debrief meetings and driving continuous improvement initiatives.

About us

We're on an exciting journey to transform our Group and the way we're shaping finance for good. We're focusing on the future, investing in our technologies, workplaces, and colleagues to make our Group a great place for everyone. Including you.

What you'll need

  • Accountancy qualification - ICAS (or equivalent), ACCA or CIMA.
  • Passion for Financial control and a curious mindset.
  • Experience of leading a team.
  • Strong stakeholder management.
  • Confidence to challenge at a senior level.

And any experience of these would be really useful

  • Financial services experience
  • Strong risk awareness

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We're disability confident. So if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance
  • Share schemes including free shares
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
  • 30 days' holiday, with bank holidays on top
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Ready for a career where you can have a positive impact as you learn, grow and thrive? Apply today and find out more.

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