Financial Control & Reporting Manager, Commercial Banking

  • Job Reference: R-00160837
  • Date Posted: 13 May 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 a Financial Control & Reporting Manager

  • You’ll support the organisation in the delivery of end-to-end financial control activity through the preparation and management of accounts, reconciliation schedules and other supporting documentation
  • We’ll look to you to review and challenge the monthly, quarterly and annual balance sheet and profit and loss to understand and interpret the results
  • We’re looking for someone to take on a new challenge, and put their analytical and problem-solving skills to good use

What you'll do

As Financial Control & Reporting Manager, you’ll be accountable for the delivery and integrity of financial information. You'll be a key partner to stakeholders across the business too, as you proactively contribute to decision making on complex or specialist issues, demonstrating sound judgement and a thorough understanding of the business.

Day to day, you’ll:

  • Review and challenge internal and external reporting and balance sheet substantiation
  • Act as an internal customer relationship manager and effectively maintain relationships with stakeholders
  • Support the delivery of accurate and timely statutory accounts for legal entities
  • Complete value-added reporting and analysis to meet our customers’ needs
  • Work with the team and centres of excellence to standardise processes and outputs and to undertake continuous improvement activity

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you’ll bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in financial control, preferably gained within financial services. You’ll have worked in a global context and will have the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders in a changing environment. And you’ll hold a professional accounting qualification or have significant relevant experience in place of this.

We’ll also look to you to bring:

  • A proven ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders and customers across organisations and geographical boundaries, influencing and challenging as required
  • Up to date knowledge of accounting standards
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to clearly and succinctly articulate issues to senior management
  • Demonstrable commitment to continuous improvement activity
  • An astute eye for detail, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills