Finance Analyst (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)
- Role Type
- Fixed Term Contract (inc Secondee)
- Up to £30,000
- Closing Date
- Company Info
We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security; and that’s thanks to the talented and dedicated people who work with us. For us, ‘social responsibility’ is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer. And working with us, you’ll get a competitive reward package and have the flexibility and autonomy to deliver your personal, business and career goals.
- Department Info
From HR and Digital teams through to Group Finance, Risk and Corporate Comms – our Group function support our businesses across the UK and abroad. Delivering essential services and activities that have a real impact on our business and our customers lives, we enable our people to do what they do best, contributing to delivering a great customer service, profitability and strategic growth.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
- Job Duties
Daily Actions. Review and approve journals for posting to the Oracle accounting system as part of statutory financial or regulatory reporting period end close, in accordance with Accounting Operations timetables.
Reconciliations. Responsible for financial or box reconciliations, including the investigation and clearance of outstanding items, as per deadlines mandated in the Accounting Operations timetable, ensuring the reasons for reconciling items are clearly and concisely explained.
Financial Reporting. Contribute to the accurate and timely preparation of the monthly financial / management accounts, related revenue, balance sheet, tax or other regulatory returns in accordance with Accounting Operations timetables.
Management Information. Assist and deliver analytical support and management information to various business units, as well as ad hoc requests from Accounting Operations management.
Financial Controls. Adhere to robust financial controls in compliance with Group Standards, statutory and regulatory requirements and the risk and control framework. Maintain procedure notes, ensuring they are up to date and fit for purpose. Assist internal or external auditors as and when required.
Process Reviews. Responsible for identifying and resolving issues and errors found in Accounting Operations processes, as well as for identifying opportunities for process improvement, adding and maintaining them on the continuous improvement log and progressing them through to execution.
Teamwork. Provide cross training within the team.
Projects. Assist with the maintenance, development and integration of relevant systems and support the team with projects, in particular testing, as and when required.
Treating Customer Fairly. Ensure that the appropriate Finance MI, process and systems are in place to provide support to the product divisions so that customers are treated fairly in line with Legal & General’s Customer Experience and TCF policy.
- Skills Required
Either, part or newly qualified accountant.
Or, qualified by strong, relevant experience within a Finance environment.
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including excel, word and PowerPoint.
Experience of working on a core accounting system and performing ledger postings and reconciliations.
Experience of using, extracting and reporting data from accounting and other office based administration systems.
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of staff throughout the business and prepared to actively participate in meetings. The ability to listen to others and challenge to ensure understanding of their viewpoint.
Attention to detail and able to work accurately to tight deadlines. Performs inbuilt reconciliations and can identify errors in outputs.
Good analytical and problem solving skills, with an ability to identify process improvement opportunities.
Able to work independently or as part of a team, while planning and prioritising tasks.
Proactively seeks solutions to problems and escalates concerns and challenges existing processes and suggest improvements.
Clarifies objectives, aims and timescales to deliver the required outcome. Can prioritise workloads effectively and obtain relevant information to assist in decision-making.
Builds and develops strong relationships with peers and within the Accounting Ops leadership team, as well as acting as a valued business partner to other parts of the business.
Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days’ holiday, an annual supplement for private medical insurance, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.
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