Manager, Finance, Financial Services, Bristol

Recruiter
EY.
Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Dec 2018
Closes
11 Jan 2019
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Our Finance & Finance Technology Performance Improvement practice sits within our wider Advisory team and is growing significantly due to financial services organisations needing to address infrastructure weaknesses and adapt to the changing market environment. Consequently we are seeing our clients undertaking a wide range of projects.

As a Finance Manager within Insurance, you will work with our Senior Managers and Directors to deliver for our clients.

The opportunity

You will work with us in delivering solutions to some of the world's leading Financial Institutions within Insurance. The type of projects we cover are -

Business transformations to drive best practice & cost efficiency
Finance operating model design and implementation
Enhanced performance reporting and business steering capabilities driven by the desire to provide integrated and aligned capital, risk, P&L and B/S management and explanation
Regulatory, statutory and management reporting projects covering IFRS, Finrep/Corep, GAAP, BCBS and other
Finance, Risk and Treasury integration
Front-to-Back process and controls improvements following recent unauthorised trading, product mis-selling and benchmark incidents
Finance systems architecture and strategy delivery
General Ledger, consolidation and EPM projects
Data warehousing and data management
ALM, Funding & Liquidity Management

Your key responsibilities

In your role as a Manager you will have responsibility for:
Managing client assignments
Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships
Identifying opportunities for and securing new business
Aiding proposals and bid teams
Developing high quality technical proposals
Supporting development of our core client solutions
Managing the sharing of knowledge, experience (positive and negative) and lessons learned
Coaching and mentoring teams to encourage development of individuals and the practice
Liaising with service line teams, functional specialists and Area Partners to support client development initiatives




Skills and attributes for success

Knowledge of banking/insurance support functions (e.g. Financial Accounting and Finance Performance Management) and their key processes
A successful track record in Wholesale Banking / Capital Markets / Retail Banking / Insurance Gained either through a top tier consultancy (Big 4, IBM, Accenture etc.) or top tier bank
Change management/transformation experience, including an understanding of how IT change supports this
Understanding of process excellence methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma)
Possible international experience or European language skills would be a bonus

To qualify for the role you must have

Excellent graduate level education, minimum 2.1 degree or equivalent
Accounting/ finance qualifications (ACA, ACMA, ACCA, CPA CFA etc.)
Process excellence accreditation qualifications

Ideally, you'll also have

Experience working within Finance, specifically Insurance
Desire to build / develop a career in advising our clients with organisational wide improvements and industry insight
Strong interest and commitment to understanding and developing leading edge finance solutions to our industry clients
High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work under pressure

What we are looking for

You'll be a trusted business advisor to our clients with a strong Finance background. You will have strong experience of Regulatory and Reporting matters across with a solid understanding of Performance Improvement and Financial Accounting.

What working at EY offers

We offer an attractive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

• Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
• Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
• The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global provider of assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our goal to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. For you this will mean you have greater control over the work you are involved in and you will gain from exceptional training and coaching provided at EY. Feedback is an essential part of what we do and this will be forthcoming in order for you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.