Assistant Finance Manager

  • Competitive
  • Halifax, England, Großbritannien
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • 19 Mär 19

Assistant Finance Manager

End Date
20 March 2019
Please note, this vacancy will close at 00:01am on the specified closing date rather than 11:59pm. Please ensure all applications are received before 00.01am on the specified closing date.

Salary Range
£34,983 - £38,870

We support agile working - click here for more information on agile working options.

Agile Working Options
Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary
As an Assistant Finance Manager, you'll be responsible for reporting on the Retail Other Operating Income (OOI) and the associated costs to income.

Job Description

Through our brands, Lloyds Banking Group has a relationship with just about every household and community in the UK. We underpin the lives of millions of individuals and businesses, and play a key role in helping to build a growing UK economy.

Finance is key to that success by securing and building the financial strength and performance of the Bank.

Are you an experienced finance professional looking for the next challenge?

If so, we currently have a great opportunity for an Assistant Finance Manager to join our Retail Divisional Income team, based in Halifax.

In the Retail Divisional Income team, we pride ourselves on providing 1st class analysis and insight as to how the Retail Division is performing and where we are heading. As our Assistant Finance Manager, you'll be responsible for reporting on the Retail Other Operating Income (OOI) and the associated costs to income.

We are looking for a motivated individual with strong analytic and communication skills, who can thrive in a dynamic finance environment. You'll join a team of experienced finance professionals who work together to continually deliver and improve our service to our key stakeholders, where you'll have the opportunity to gain an in depth knowledge of the Retail product areas and the drivers behind OOI. In this role, you 'll build effective relationships and work closely with stakeholders from across the Division.

As this is a month end reporting role, some flexibility in working patterns is required, to meet the needs of the business.

As an Assistant Finance Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Accurate and timely production of month end reporting including insightful month end commentary
  • Production of OOI / Op Lease Depreciation income walks
  • Being able to clearly explain variances to Budget to stakeholders
  • Seek to continuously improve the reporting infrastructure capability, looking for improvements in insight and efficiency
  • Maintain and improve effective and robust financial controls
  • Establish and build relationships with customers to identify business requirements and provide appropriate support and guidance

Ideally you'll be studying for a professional finance qualification, or have the desire to do so, although this is not essential.

Preferably you will have a proven track record of supporting financial reporting, and need to be able to use and manipulate spreadsheets, produce formatted charts and use advanced formulae and pivot tables.

Other essential skills and proven experience you will need to have are:

  • Advanced use of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experienced in data interrogation from financial systems
  • Strong variance analysis skills, ability to identify and understand drivers of income movements
  • A growth mind-set, the ability to challenge yourself and the ways we work to continuously grow

A strong customer focus, and strong communication and presentation skills are also essential.

So, do you want to work for one of the UK's largest Financial Services organisations?

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 support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.

As well as a competitive salary, this role offers:
  • 4% of salary taken as cash or on flexible benefits
  • 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • A total reward package that offers discounted lifestyle, financial and protection benefits you can tailor to suit your lifestyle

Did you know we've won awards? 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 this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. 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.