IP&I Platforms Finance Business Partner

15 Apr 2024
29 Apr 2024
Lloyds Banking Group
Approved employer
Full time
JOB TITLE: IP&I Platforms Finance Business Partner

SALARY: £62,874 - £81,690 (location dependant)

LOCATION(S): Edinburgh, London or Bristol

HOURS: Full time

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

About this opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a manager to join the Insurance, Pensions & Investments (IP&I) Platform finance business partnering team!

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're undertaking the UK's largest financial services transformation, investing to Grow, Focus and Change our business. Our Platforms teams, which bring together our business and technology teams, play a key role in delivering our strategy and how we invest in our business. This role will work with our IP&I Platforms and business management teams, providing finance business partner support on all aspects of their investment costs and benefits.

What you'll be doing:

  • Helping the Platforms to plan successfully and support the setting of direction and goals
  • Supporting the delivery of monthly investment cost and benefit reporting, and ensuring high quality financial control over our numbers
  • Producing and sharing management information with our partners, ensuring that results and issues are clearly explained and well understood and that follow-up actions are clear
  • Supporting and challenging the business, helping to craft well-understood forecasts along with a summary of financial risks and opportunities
  • Providing commercial and decision support on key projects and contractual commitments, acting as a trusted advisor
  • Playing an active role in engaging with the Centres of Excellence, improving the flow of communication and the standards of inputs/outputs
  • Embedding the Group's culture and vision while being a role model for the Group's behaviours
  • Supporting the wider team to Grow with Purpose, ensuring colleagues can develop effectively, utilising the groups Your Best principles
  • Participating and making an impactful contribution to the development and objectives of the wider platform business partnering team

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 we need from you:

  • You'll need to be a qualified Accountant.
  • While not crucial, prior experience of Finance Business Partnering, influencing and driving improvement in Business results would be beneficial
  • Ability to interact with partners at all levels across Finance and Business teams
  • Experience in producing clear and insightful reporting to present to business areas
  • Listening, joining the dots and summarising the story (across Investment costs and the resulting financial benefits)
  • Challenging constructively to support better quality outputs and outcomes (e.g. through finding new ways to communicate financial information)
  • Ability to build strong effective 2-way relationships!

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.