Change Accountant - Career Returner
- Contract Type
- Full Time
- Role Type
- £27900 to £44100
- 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.
- Job Duties
Applications are invited from candidates with a previous track record of professional achievement and experience gained within Finance and who have taken a voluntary career break of two years or more
We are seeking Finance professionals for a Change Accountant role, who want to work for an organisation that values a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. Our Career Returners initiative supports our Inclusion business principle and will help us achieve our objective of increasing the diversity of our talent, particularly at senior levels.
To support the delivery of projects from the FRO business unit portfolio including internally or externally generated change, plus any projects from Group, LGIM, LGR, any other Business Units impacting the FRO finance function. Under supervision of the senior Change accountant be involved in the management, design, delivery and implementation of change that affects the FRO accounting systems and processes. Work with the appropriate business divisions and internal customers to ensure that all systems and process changes are effectively designed and delivered through to production in an efficient, cost-effective and timely manner, whilst maintaining technical accounting integrity and alignment with commercial objectives. This includes input into requirements gathering with the senior Change accountant and Business Analysts, to ensure any requirements impacting accounting systems and processes are captured and delivered.
- Skills Required
- The jobholder will be ideally You will ideally be part or fully qualified Accountant or equivalent, with relevant financial experience.
- Is proficient in relevant business standards and Change processes. Examples: Project Lifecycle, Risk framework.
- Understanding of processes and systems architecture used by Finance teams and how this fits with business processes and systems architecture.
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, 22 days’ (with potential to rise to 26 days) holiday, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, 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.
We have designed a programme of support in your first six months which will help you to successfully transition back into work.
- Tailored coaching sessions during your first few months in the role
- Technical skills training (specific to your role and tailored to your individual needs)
- A mentor plus support from a buddy (who will be on hand to provide day-to-day advice around how to get things done)
- Networking opportunities to help you develop new relationships, and broaden your professional network.
The opportunity for agile working – this means a more flexible working arrangement where your hours and work location are managed according to business, customer and personal needs
For further information about the role, please contact Lynn Morriss, UK Resourcing Lead, at email@example.com