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End Date Friday 14 June 2024 Salary Range £62,874 - £69,860 We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options Flexible Working Options Flexibility in when hours are worked, Hybrid...

End Date

Friday 14 June 2024

Salary Range

£62,874 - £69,860

We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options

Flexible Working Options

Flexibility in when hours are worked, Hybrid Working, Job Share

Job Description Summary


Job Description

JOB TITLE: Finance SME, Manager

SALARY: £62,874 - £69,860

LOCATION(S): Edinburgh

HOURS: Full time

WORKING PATTERN: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in our Edinburgh office

About this opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for several motivated individuals to join the Strategic Ledger team as a Subject Matter Expert (SME). The core purpose of the role is to support Finance with the adoption of Strategic Oracle tooling.

This role requires a strong finance systems background and the ability to establish effective relationships as you work closely with key stakeholders across all areas of the business.  Your ability to provide insightful advice and appropriate challenge to these stakeholders is central to the role and helps ensure that any changes required to finance applications are supported and implemented in a controlled way.

This is an exciting and varied role, which will enable you to thrive in a supportive, diverse & dynamic team with prospects to really develop your capabilities and career.

Day to day you’ll be;

  • Building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders across Finance and the Business.
  • Assessing and managing the impact of operational, quarterly releases and project change on the relevant systems and business processes.
  • Providing support for live implementations.
  • Supporting BAU through the investigation and resolution of system incidents and issues impacting the finance applications.
  • Making use of Industry Best practice to suggests improvements to existing processes, systems, and procedures.

About us

From building a truly sustainable business to creating a place where people love to work, we need colleagues who are up for the challenge of our bold ambitions. Who are excited to push boundaries and make change happen. Together, we can grow with purpose.

What you’ll need

  • Experience in supporting Finance teams/function with the adoption of Strategic Oracle tooling.
  • Ability to identify key issues, break down problems and establish facts.
  • Energetic, tenacious in the achievement of goals and operates at pace. Has a 'can / will do' approach and must be prepared to be hands on.
  • Possesses the flexibility and drive to support a changing, dynamic business.
  • Communicates and explains change effectively.
  • Experience in complex finance systems and AGILE change methodology preferred.
  • Exhibits high level of curiosity around technology, markets, and the business area.
  • Looks for opportunities to simplify and improve within a changing environment.
  • A qualified accountant or qualified by experience in a Finance environment.

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it’s why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We’re disability confident. So if you’d like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance
  • Share schemes including free shares
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
  • 30 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

If you’re excited by the thought of becoming part of our team, get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. 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 keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks.  We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person. 

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.

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