Finance Manager

£35,547 - £48,877
06 Feb 2013
08 Mar 2013
Contract Type

Are you looking for the right strategic move with a reputable organisation on an upward trajectory that will offer you a transparent and achievable long term career path? Then look no further than the Coventry.

As a high calibre finance professional, you’ll want confidence in the financial stability and reputation of the organisation you choose to be a part of. At the Coventry, the UK’s third largest building society, we can give you that reassurance. In the five years since the credit crisis started, we have achieved the highest organic growth in mortgage and savings market share of any top ten building society and reported strong profits, grown mortgages and increased savings balances in each and every year.

Reporting directly into the Head of Financial Management, as Finance Manager, you’ll be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Society’s balance sheet through the use of balance sheet reconciliations and the maintenance of a robust control framework over daily accounting operations. In addition, you will ensure that the Society’s accounting records and processes are sufficiently robust on inspection by the internal and external auditors. To enable you to deliver against your objectives you will manage two direct reports (both accountants) each with four in their team covering various aspects of financial control and day to day transaction activity.

In the role of Finance Manager, you will also work on wider initiatives providing significant support to the Society’s business projects. Working closely with other managers across finance you’ll ensure that the basis of internal and external management reporting has integrity.

To be a success in this role you will be ACA qualified with an excellent academic and work record. We are looking for the highest calibre of finance professionals which will be borne out by your academic record and having trained with one of the top four accountancy practices. You will also have good working knowledge of balance sheet audits and risk-based audit methodologies. Gravitas and confidence are essential skills to have, as you will need to be a strong leader of your team and influencer of stakeholders.

This is a high profile opportunity for a talented and ambitious future business leader who wants to make the right long term move into industry with one of the UK’s strongest financial institutes. Please do not delay in making your application!

Thank you for viewing our role at the Coventry Building Society. If you submit an application via this website you will be considered in line with our current vacancies. Please note that due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to them all. If we would like to invite you to interview, we will be in touch as soon as possible. If you have not heard from us within 28 days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, please continue to browse our website as new vacancies are regularly added.

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