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Senior Accountant Financial Performance

About The Role
We’re recruiting a Senior Accountant – Financial Performance - a new and exciting role within our Finance Performance and Planning team. You’ll be joining a growing team at the Society, and will have the opportunity to take a lead role in driving commercial value at a critical time, both internally and externally.

You’ll be a commercially focused analyst, owning the production and quality of the Finance Monthly Executive and Board report, ensuring the content remains relevant and timely identifying emerging trends and opportunities.

You’ll produce balanced commentary drawing on internal and external analysis, data and market trends as well as producing weekly and monthly ‘Flash’ results and reports.

You’ll be responsible for the production, communication and day to day management of the Management reporting framework and be comfortable engaging with Finance and non Finance stakeholders to ensure the management reporting framework remains fit for purpose at all times.

You’ll lead the control environment for the management reporting environment, documenting the reporting SOP, creating a data dictionary and ensuring compliance to the Society frameworks.

You’ll have advanced excel skills and enjoy working with others to solve complex technical commercial and financial challenges.

About You
You’ll be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or working towards your qualification and you’ll have gained experience of management reporting, preferably within Financial Services.

You’ll be curious and want to understand how your role and activity fits and adds value in the context of Finance and the wider Society as a whole.  You’ll continually look for opportunities to develop both yourself and your team and look to step outside of the confines of your role in the support of colleagues and the Society.  You’ll engage honestly and constructively with your colleagues across the business to deliver great outcomes and ultimately cultivate an environment of collaboration, innovation and idea sharing. 

You’ll demonstrate a responsible and caring attitude by getting things done, getting things right and achieving this in the right way.

You’ll demonstrate your capabilities through planning and organising and use of your excellent analytical ability to translate complex analysis into actionable insight and clear recommendations. You’ll share your insight through your first-rate communications to enable you to meet your customer expectations and deliver results.

The closing date for applications is 30th October 2020

About The Company
Coventry Building Society has grown into the second largest building society in the UK. We’re a national society, with local values and loyalty, and a caring family ethos.

The best way to judge a company is based on what the people who work there say. Our recent employee survey rated us Number 2 in the Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work For list. We offer not only fulfilling jobs and exciting career opportunities but a place where everyone can be long and feel proud to work. What makes us such a rich and progressive place to work is the huge variety of people that make up our workforce.

We’ve got a whole range of different ways to support you, both in your role and wider wellbeing. Our flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies also help to make sure you’re happy and in control of your work-life balance.

As an employee, we encourage you to take control of your career. We invest in our people, with regular opportunities for training and development. And later, if you’re looking for a new challenge, we actively champion internal progression.

Key Information

Role Title:
Senior Accountant Financial Performance
Salary Details:
Up to £45,000 dependent on experience
Number of hours per week:
Coventry-Binley Business Park
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
30 Oct 2020