Fixed Term Contract Duration - 12 Months
What the Hiring Manager says
The successful candidate will be an integral part of this busy legal entity team.
This is an opportunity to make a difference in driving process enhancements and strengthening controls following a change in systems.
This role will also open up opportunities to be involved in further projects across this and the wider Finance team.
-Head of Legal Entity Reporting
About the Role
Department: Finance - Quilter Business Services
Location: Southampton, England
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract – 12 Months, Full-Time, Hybrid
As a Financial Manager you will assist the Finance Controller in a number of activities based around identifying and embedding new processes around a recently adopted accounting system and co-ordination and production of the monthly legal entity numbers for the Business Unit Legal Entities, and preparation of the applicable statutory, regulatory and liquidity reporting for the Business Unit Legal Entities.
You will assist with management of the Balance Sheet, including overseeing key areas of judgement, and risk assess balance sheet items, performing deep dives in higher risk areas and ensuring the processes feeding these figures are understood and suitably robust.
In this role you will work closely with the wider organisation on processes and the tax team to ensure tax reporting and provisions are consistent and accurate with corporate standards. You will also act as a contact point for external auditors.
You will ensure compliance with all finance policies and procedures and maintain a robust financial control environment, implementing any required changes to financial reporting, systems, or procedures smoothly and efficiently. You will also ensure all accounting and financial processes are fully documented and remain up to date, reflecting any changes in policy or regulation.
Applications from people with diverse backgrounds enables our inclusive organisation to thrive. If you feel you don't match our job description exactly, why not take a chance on yourself and apply? You could be exactly what this role needs.
Our ideal candidate will be a qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with several years PQE. You will have experience working in a Finance function within Financial Services (including capital, regulatory and liquidity requirements) or Big 4 audit experience, with knowledge of applicable Financial and Regulatory Reporting requirements (e.g. IFRS, SII, ICAAP).
You will demonstrate credibility, professionalism and strong personal integrity and the ability to work in a complex and changing environment, embracing change and initiates new and better ways of working to deliver positive customer outcomes.
Importantly, you will be able to build and maintain strong relationships with a range of stakeholders across the organisation. You'll also have good communication skills, both written and verbal with strong attention to detail skills and the ability to produce high quality, timely deliverables.
You'll be proactive in your approach to the resolution of problems and obstacles, escalating issues as required, embracing a collaborative working environment to achieve shared objectives. Ideally, you'll also have experience of mentoring and training junior staff.
Our purpose is to help the generations today and tomorrow to prosper. That means we must guide people through the complexity of planning for their future, with the right financial advice and investment solutions, so that they can have more secure financial futures.
In this ever-changing world, we see that our role in society has never been more meaningful, and we are committed to using our expertise and care to guide our customers through these challenging and unprecedented times.
Our impressive talents and capabilities set us apart, but our unwavering commitment to our customers is what defines us. We truly believe that we have all the ingredients to be the very best in our industry, and we want great people with the care and creativity that we need, to help us get there.
We are passionate about building an inclusive culture where everyone’s contribution is valued, and our people can thrive. No matter what your role is or where you sit, your voice will matter. We hope you like what you hear and are interested in learning more about joining us.
Holiday: 26 days
Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
Benefit Allowance: A cash benefit allowance is payable in lieu of some of our core benefits.
In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.