Finance Manager, Cost Planning & Analysis Job at Lloyds Banking Group – in Edinburgh

Job Description

End Date

Thursday 24 June 2021

Salary Range

£54,342 – £60,380

Agile Working Options

Other Agile Working Arrangements / Open to Discussion

Job Description Summary

The Cost Centre of Excellence (CoE) provides a service dedicated to enabling and serving Finance Business Partners (FBP’s), made up of three teams; the Planning and Analysis (P&A) team, the Reporting, Journals and Controls (RJC) team, and the Performance Improvement (PI) team.

Our culture of Building the Best Team in Finance and our subdivision promotes a positive, empowered culture. You’ll enjoy contributing to a diverse and inclusive team and thriving in an innovative and exciting work environment!

Sound like your type of place to work?

This role is part of the Planning & Analysis team and reports directly into the Senior Planning & Analysis Manager for the People & Property and Group cost divisions.

We’re looking for someone who can help cultivate an environment in which people bring out the best within the Centre of Excellence with a customer centric philosophy that provides control, challenge and insight in close conjunction with our Finance Business Partners and Reporting, Journals & Control teams.

Job Description

We’re looking for someone who will:
Undertake all planning, month end & analysis activities for the People & Property division, with a particular focus on Property Asset Management, including but not limited to:

Review of divisional cost performance and reporting, challenging where required, providing commentary and CoE analysis & insight

Liaising with People & Property FBP’s to review, communicate and understand financial performance;

Production of monthly flash and management reporting to the FBP’s and Divisional Finance Director

Preparation, analysis and communication of the 4 Year Operating Plan / Quarterly and Monthly Rolling Forecast

Specific focus on IFR16 Lease accounting and controls for Property Asset Management & 3rd party suppliers

Prepare and provide the inputs & analysis for quarterly external result reporting around Group property and IFRS 16 Lease Accounting disclosures, working with our external auditors to support audit and compliance activity

Undertaking accounting & control activities including around IFRS 16 accounting and SOX testing

Team Support

Actively assist and motivate junior colleagues to assist in the creation of a high performing and engaged team to achieve objectives and deliver above expectation

Communicate effectively with FBP’s and other teams within the Cost Centre of Excellence, including the Reporting, Journals and Control teams to deliver insightful financial reporting and insight

Continuously promote and embed a culture of process improvement within the team

Ideally a qualified accountant or qualified by experience

Represent the Planning & Analysis team across all key stakeholders, including but not limited to the Centre of Excellence teams, Business Partnering teams and other Group Reporting & Cost Management areas

Together we’ll make it possible…

Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture that celebrates diversity and equal opportunity!

Whatever your aspiration, you can also expect excellent benefits, personal development and a career that’s enriching and full of opportunity.

We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

VLOG (available internally only)

For more information – look for our VLOG on the Group Reporting & Cost Management hub on Hive


At Lloyds Banking Group, we’re driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain recover. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you’ll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you’ll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We’re focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

In order to meet regulatory requirements under the conduct rules, the Group expects that all colleagues applying for or undertaking a role which is covered by these rules must abide by them at all times. You must keep the interests of customers and clients at the forefront of your daily activities and exercise appropriate skill, diligence and integrity in all aspects of your role to avoid any breaches of the conduct rules.

About Company

Company: Lloyds Banking Group –

Company Location:  Edinburgh

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