Statutory Reporting Manager

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
28 Dec 2022
31 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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To be successful in this role you'll need to be a Self-starter, with good attention to detail, persistence, and the ability to organise and manage work to strict deadlines.

As a team we are responsible for preparing the UK and US Annual Reports and Half-Yearly Financial Reports, as well as internal-use quarterly financial statements for Santander UK Group Holdings plc, Santander UK plc and Santander Financial Services plc, including coordinating the other departments who contribute to and review the documents, as well as the external auditors and legal advisors.

As our Statutory Reporting Manager, you'll provides accounting support for debt issuances and is responsible for co-ordinating the management judgements process, including reviewing papers on IFRS accounting judgements and preparing summary papers for Executive and Board Committees.

The Team works closely with other teams, including Group Reporting, FP&A, Capital Reporting, Tax, Risk, Investor Relations and Legal & Corporate Governance, as well as the external auditors and legal counsel.

The difference you'll make:
  • Producing the UK Annual Reports, Half Yearly Financial Reports, and Q1/Q3 Interims with a focus on populating and reviewing the Financial Statements and Risk review, as well as reviewing other key disclosures, working with preparer teams to ensure that all the data complies with IFRS and other UK and EU disclosure requirements, including Sustainability & Responsible Banking matters such as climate risk and ESG.
  • Producing the US Annual Reports on Form 20-Fand Half Yearly Financial Reports on Form 6-Kworking with preparer teams to ensure that all the data complies with US SEC disclosure requirements, including Sustainability & Responsible Banking matters such as climate risk and ESG.
  • Woking closely with the Technical Accounting team and being able to interpret and implement updates and recommendations to regulatory requirements issued by FRC and DECL.
  • Reviewing the accuracy of the electronic linkages, mappings and other elements of the reporting platform used to prepare the statutory documents.
  • Reviewing the accounting management judgement papers on a quarterly basis.
  • Supporting the Funding team with debt issuances, including reviews of draft prospectuses, and negotiation of engagement, management representation and comfort letters with external auditors, legal counsel and underwriters
  • Reviewing the Quarterly Management Statements produced and published by Investor Relations
  • Ensuring effective operation of internal controls over the statutory reporting process, including for Sarbanes-Oxley Act purposes.
  • Coaching and mentoring junior team members, including part-qualified staff, apprentices, graduates and contractors.

What you'll bring:
  • Strong experience of IFRS, as well as Sustainability & Responsible Banking matters including climate risk and ESG
  • Strong writing skills, suitable for inclusion in published documents. You'll also need to have strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with other teams

It would also be nice for you to have:
  • Experience of financial services
  • Experience of the UK public company reporting environment
  • Experience of structured reporting, including inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language (iXBRL)
  • Experience of Wdesk reporting platform

What else you need to know:

We want our people to thrive at work and home, and we recognise that many people benefit from flexible arrangements. We aim to offer different ways of working to ensure the best experience for you and for our customers. We have a hybrid working model, and we're happy to discuss specific requirements throughout the recruitment process.

We are making our roles available to help you meet both your work and personal goals and offer different working arrangements to allow people flexibility where needed.

Everyday Inclusion

At Santander we're creating a thriving workplace where all colleagues feel they belong and are supported to succeed. We all help to make Santander a workplace that celebrates diversity and attracts, retains and develops the most talented and committed people through living our values of Simple, Personal, and Fair.

How we'll reward you.

As well as a competitive salary, you'll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs.
  • Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus
  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us
  • 30 days' holiday plus bank holidays, which increases to 31 days after 5yrs service, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year
  • £6,000 car allowance per year
  • Company funded individual private medical insurance
  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments
  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover
  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our share plans

What to do next

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply.
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