Why we Need You
Due to somestrategic changes within our Finance Department to ensure we have a futurefocus and capability we have an exciting opportunity for a qualified accountantto join our Financial Reporting team as a Financial Reporting Senior Analyst(Group).
Reporting to theFinancial Reporting (Group) Leader, the role will work alongside other Leads inthe team and will provide opportunities to build further knowledge of our Grouptax and VAT processes, to support the financial strength of the Group through managingour insurance claims and supporting our annual insurance renewal process andbuilding relationships with our subsidiary finance teams to support greateroversight and collaboration.
You’ll work collaboratively with the subsidiary Financeteams (Connells, SBF, Jade and SIL) to ensure greater visibility on keyjudgement areas, areas of technical accounting and quality of financialcontrols and outputs from the subsidiaries. In addition, you will providesupport to the Group Insurance Lead to proactively manage insurance claims todeliver the best possible outcome, work with the Group Tax and FinancialReporting functions to deliver key deliverables and support the accounting forany Corporate activity within the Group.
• Develop effective relationships with internal andexternal stakeholders (e.g. brokers, insurers, loss adjusters, legal firms,Connells) to support the delivery of Corporate priorities • Suppo
rt the preparation of annual insurance renewalsubmissions and support renewal negotiations for the Group • Manage the Group claims efficiently and fairly tosecure the best possible outcome • Support Group Tax activities including collation of theGroup VAT return and annual tax returns • Support the accounting for any Corporate activitywithin the Group from an accounting perspective
Who We’re Looking For
We are looking for someone who not onlyhas a good financial accounting background but someone who will thrive at theopportunity to work in a varied role and has the ability to learn quickly. You will have the ability to engage andwork in partnership, not only with internal stakeholders but also with 3rd party service providers. You will also have a problem-solving mindset with theability to analyse and interpret wide ranging business information.
We are looking for someone with great numeracy skills, accountancyexperience and either qualified or working towards relevant a professionalqualification e.g. CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CTA.
About Skipton Building Society
At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.
We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility the
n please let us know.
Why Work For Us
We’re committed to payingour people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range ofbenefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including ourEmployee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays andshopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect astructured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognisedand rewarded.
More information on our benefits can be found here
Skipton are an equalopportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled orqualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age
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