About the role
As our Finance Manager – Group Entities you will produce the monthly numbers for the Business Unit for review by the Financial Controller. You’ll prepare the applicable statutory, regulatory and liquidity reporting for the Business Unit, ensuring it adheres with all standards, policies and delivery deadlines and prepare papers for Legal Entity board meetings, attending as and when required.
You’ll contribute to the change agenda for the Business Unit finance function, which is part of Finance’s overall Optimisation programme and will support the Financial Controller in engaging and the provision of information for external auditors. You’ll work closely with the tax team to ensure tax reporting and provisions are consistent and accurate with corporate standards, also working closely with the Group’s Head of Technical Accounting to ensure compliance with the applicable accounting standards.
You’ll ensure compliance with all finance policies and procedures, maintain a robust financial control environment, build and maintain strong partnerships with the other members of the wider finance team to share best practice and standards and assist in implementing any required changes to financial reporting, systems or procedures smoothly and efficiently. You’ll ensure all accounting and financial processes are fully documented and remain up-to-date, reflecting any changes in policy or regulation.
You’ll have the ability to engage, consult and advise colleagues and senior management, with good communication skills both written and verbal and strong attention to detail. You’ll be able to produce high quality, timely deliverables.
You’ll have excellent knowledge of applicable Financial and Regulatory Reporting requirements (e.g. IFRS, SII), working with agility and at pace with limited supervision, escalating as appropriate. You’ll have credibility, professionalism and strong personal integrity as well as the ability to work in a complex and changing environment. You’ll embrace change and initiate new and better ways of working to deliver positive customer outcomes with a proactive approach to the resolution of problems and obstacles.
You’ll be a qualified accountant with several years of experience. Ideally you’ll have experience of working in a Finance function within Financial Services (including capital, regulatory and liquidity requirements) or Big 4 audit experience would be advantageous. You’ll be a strong people manager with familiarity with working with multiple stakeholders and to tight timescales in a delivery focused fashion. You’ll have experience of working in a highly results-orientated, growth and performance driven environment, with a focus on excellence, with the ability to interrogate systems and navigate complex infrastructure, a demonstrable track record of delivering on time and quality and excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc.).
No matter what job you do you should feel valued and appreciated. That’s why we offer a competitive total reward package, which enables our employees to share in the success they help to create.
Holiday: 26 days
Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company’s performance and their contribution to it
Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
Private Medical Insurance: Single cover as standard, cover can be increased at your own cost
Life Assurance: 4x your salary, cover can be increased at your own cost
Income Protection: 75% of salary payable after 26 weeks of absence
In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.