NatWest Group Audit Delivery Manager

Job Description

Join us as a NatWest Group Audit Delivery Manager within the Financial Control & Reporting team

  • This is an exciting new role within the NatWest Group Financial Control & Reporting team supporting the delivery of a controlled and efficient audit process
  • 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, as well as support the provision of information between internal sources and our external auditors
  • You will build a network of the bank’s subject matter experts across many complex audit areas, utilising this network to simplify the interaction between the organisation and our external auditors
  • 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 a NatWest Group Audit Delivery Manager, you will work across Functions and Business areas within the bank to meet the Group’s regulatory audit requirements in the most cost effective manner and support the organisation in the delivery of end-to-end financial control activity.

You’ll be accountable for the delivery and integrity of monthly, quarterly and annual financial information, including balance sheet, profit and loss account, and internal and external reporting. You’ll also prepare statutory accounts for your business area’s legal entities and prepare management accounts, intercompany analysis, and assist in the delivery of budgeting and forecasting.

Along with this, you’ll act as a key partner as your proactively contribute to decision making on complex or specialist issues, demonstrating judgement and a thorough understanding of the business.

Day to day, you’ll:

  • Manage audit requests effectively and ensuring clear accountability within the organisation and a ‘right-first-time’ approach to the provision of audit evidence
  • 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