Lloyds Banking Group

Senior Manager - Finance Chief Control Office

13 May 2024
27 May 2024
Lloyds Banking Group
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Finance manager
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JOB TITLE: Senior Manager - Finance Chief Control Office - Group Finance Risk

SALARY: £80,206 - £94,360

LOCATION(S): Bristol or Edinburgh

HOURS: Full time

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

About this opportunity:

An opportunity has arisen for a curious and inspiring individual to join our newly formed Control Office within Group Finance Risk.

We're on an exciting journey and there couldn't be a better time to join us. We're putting in place a fresh operating model for non-financial risk management across the Group, empowering our people to take end-to-end accountability for managing the risks they face. We're building a team where our colleagues are valued and supported to become experts in what they do and grow their careers. We want colleagues to feel connected to our Group strategy and understand how their role fits into it supporting Finance deliver its objectives for Non-Financial risk safely.

This role presents an opportunity to join the team and help lead the delivery of a range of assurance activities that focus on the management of Financial Reporting risk across the Group. The role will allow you to use your expertise and natural desire for change to evolve our approach to assurance, including shaping our plan to optimise and automate the control environment with a greater emphasis on preventative controls.

You'll have well developed stakeholder skills and the ability to build strong and long-lasting partnerships to drive performance quality and continuous improvements. By building strong relationships with our stakeholders, we're enabling the Group to respond to internal and external change. Adapting to a changing and fast pace environment are key for this role holder.

What you'll do in this role:

  • Manage, develop and motivate colleagues to operate as part of a high performing team to deliver assurance activities
  • Design and develop insightful MI for a range of audiences, creating greater accountability and clear communication of key messages
  • Work alongside Risk partners to drive alignment of risk systems
  • Provide SME expertise and input into the development of the SOX Methodology and standards
  • Drive control testing automation approach and delivery
  • Understand the impact of transformation on current processes and adapt existing approach
  • Deepen team understanding of Financial Reporting risk to support groupwide assessments
  • Develop team IT capability to respond to evolving assurance demands
  • Positively influence and collaborate with business partners to deliver the Finance SOX strategy, driving strategic requirements and building partnerships with senior internal and external stakeholders

About us:

If you think all banks are the same, you'd be wrong. We're an innovative, fast-changing business that's shaping finance as a force for good. A bank that's empowering its people to innovate, explore possibilities and grow with purpose.

What you'll need:

  • Professional qualification in related field (audit, risk management, accounting) or in-depth specialist risk capabilities, professional knowledge and financial competence
  • Passion for leading and developing a high performing team
  • Understanding of the LBG SOX framework & methodology
  • Experience in driving testing automation and the use of related technology
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills to work with people at all levels
  • Ability to deliver influential insight, challenge and advice whilst building collaborative relationships across the Group

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

Want to do amazing work, that's interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.

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