Assistant Finance Manager – Investment Accounting

Full time
£41,346 - £48,237 A YEAR
uk 29/05/2018   Full time £41,346 - £48,237 A YEAR

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Investment Accounting team for an Investment Accounting Assistant Manager. Investment Accounting sits within the Operations and Investments team, part of Insurance Finance. Operations and Investments are a team of c200 people based across four locations: Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds and London.

This role is on a Fixed Term Contract until January 2019.

Operations and Investments are responsible for the operation and on going development of the majority of the core operational processes within Insurance Finance. The Investment Accounting team is responsible for the financial data relating to the investments held in the Life, Pensions and Investments business, Scottish Widows. Investment Accounting are responsible for all the General Ledger interfaces and balances relating to Investments and also manage the Insurance Asset Data Warehouse, a data store used to hold detailed information relating to Investments. Insurance use a Third Party Administrator for investment accounting, State Street. Part of the role of the Investment Accounting team is to oversight the service provided by State Street.

You will ideally be a part or fully qualified accountant and/or studying for a professional finance qualification or have equivalent relevant experience.You must have a good understanding of accounting concepts, financial reporting and a practical experience of relevant financial systems and processes (SAP and Oracle and are the key finance systems). Strong Excel skills are a must. A background in the Financial Services industry is preferable. You can look forward to having a role working in an environment that provides continuous learning and development and a career that's full of opportunity.

With a host of onward career options and the possibility of finding a working pattern and structure to suit your lifestyle we’re confident you'll enjoy the move to us.

How will we reward you:

Making you feel valued is important so we offer a highly competitive reward package – based on acting responsibly, and demonstrating our values and ethics. In addition to the salary range quoted this role offers an on target discretionary performance-related bonus, 4% of your salary paid to you in flex cash, 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays pro-rated), life assurance, private medical care, share schemes and contributory pension contributions as well as the option to use your flex cash to pick from a wide range of benefits including childcare vouchers, holiday trading, matched learning fund, dental plan, retail vouchers and a range of discounted financial and protection products.

Interviews are to be conducted during June.

This role may be worked as a job share therefore you are welcome to apply as an individual reduced hours applicant, or alongside another candidate. However please note that each candidate will be considered as an independent application, and reviewed on their own merit, therefore a specific partnership cannot be guaranteed.