Finance Administrator (9 month secondment)

End Date Sunday 23 June 2024 Salary Range £24,539 - £25,830 We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options Flexible Working Options Hybrid Working, Job Share Job Description Summary...

End Date

Sunday 23 June 2024

Salary Range

£24,539 - £25,830

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

Flexible Working Options

Hybrid Working, Job Share

Job Description Summary

This is a 9 month secondment opportunity.

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Finance Administrator ( 9 month Secondment

LOCATION: Edinburgh

HOURS: Full time

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


About this opportunity

The role forms part of the Invoicing & Expenses Operations Team in Accounting Operations. You’ll play an active part in delivering a range of simple finance processes to provide outputs which satisfy customer needs and requirements, adhering to timelines. This will mean getting exposure to tasks outside of your core role.
 

Accounting Operations (AO) sits within Group Finance Support and is a shared service centre with our colleagues supporting the delivery of payments and reconciliations activities. Amongst other things, we ensure supplier and colleague expenses are paid accurately, customer card payments are allocated to their account and all associated ledger reconciliations and journals are performed in line with LBG and accounting standards.
 

Within Accounting Operations, you'll gain a wide range of knowledge due to the number of processes we're involved in. We work as a team and always support each other; an excellent teammate will be vital to the success of our team!


What you’ll be doing:

Within AO, you’ll provide accounting advice and mentorship on the treatment of transactions, working within our robust process control framework. You’ll also respond to ad hoc requests from your business customers, support change initiatives and join us in delivering efficiencies by leading a culture of continuous improvement.


The main responsibilities of this role will be:

  • Supporting colleagues with the reconciliation of bank and general ledger accounts.
  • Processing Invoices, Expenses and journals in core Finance systems and supporting with any queries that arise from this.
  • Ensuring service levels are met and tasks are completed on time and to our high standards.
  • Support on change initiatives to ensure AO continues to deliver excellent service to our customers.
  • Support on the Finance Transformation programme
  • Supporting with customer management
  • Supports development of personal capabilities by pursuing existing formal and informal training opportunities.
  • We're always looking to improve processes so a keen eye for improvement will be an outstanding skill to bring to our business.


About us

If you think all banks are the same, you’d be wrong. We’re an innovative, fast-changing business that’s shaping finance as a force for good. A bank that’s empowering its people to innovate, explore possibilities and grow with purpose.


What you’ll need:

  • Attention to detail
  • Data Processing
  • Finance/Accounts Payable Experience
  • Customer Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Good Organizational & Communication Skills
  • Good Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Curious about processes and able to understand the impact to the wider Group of their core activity


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 underrepresented 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%
  • A discretionary annual performance related bonus scheme
  • Share schemes including free shares
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
  • 22 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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