External Reporting Manager (12 months)

  • Job Reference: R-00151526
  • Date Posted: 22 April 2022
  • Employer: RBS
  • Website: http://www.jobs.rbs.com
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Join us as an External Reporting Manager

  • Joining us in a specialist area, you’ll be making sure that stress testing reports produced are complete, valid and accurate, prior to submission to external government, financial and regulatory bodies
  • We’ll look to you to use your finance skills and knowledge for a range of financial issues, including the robust review and challenge of external document sections
  • It’s an opportunity to build strong working relationships in a collaborative and fast-paced role

What you'll do

As an External Reporting Manager, you’ll plan and coordinate the collation and completion of all information required to meet our external stress test reporting obligations. You’ll support the preparation and review of ad-hoc deliverables such as board papers and you’ll apply reporting standards and accounting policies aligned to key processes and reporting.

Additionally, you’ll be:

  • Producing regulatory outputs and MI packs for business commentary and further stakeholder sign-off
  • Contributing to and implementing plans relating to change and process improvement
  • Flagging issues with adequate details, providing analysis for escalation and further action
  • Supporting where franchises require analysis and assistance on regulatory processes and milestones
  • Supporting the update to processes and outputs, reflecting required changes to reporting deliverables in response to project changes

The skills you'll need

We’re ideally looking for a qualified accountant with post-qualification experience in financial services reporting. You’ll have knowledge of regulatory reporting, preferably stress testing, and you’ll need the ability to understand and identify key issues from both summary and detailed data.

We’ll also look for you to have:

  • A proven ability to understand and implement changes and communicate to various stakeholders
  • Experience of working in a globally distributed team
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel, with the ability to help drive improvements in Excel based operational processes
  • The ability to identify and resolve issues and break down complex problems into their core components and communicate the issues concisely
  • A business focused approach in terms of MI requirements