Finance assistant

  • Competitive
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • 17 Jan 19

Finance assistant

End Date

18 January 2019
Salary Range

£18,054 - £20,060

Job Description Summary

Accounting Operations within Finance Business Services, forms part of Group Finance and is Finance's only cross-divisional shared services centre.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated individual to join the Payment and Ledger Operations team working in a dynamic, team oriented environment, focusing on posting journals and processing payments.

In this role candidates will carry out a range of finance and accounting tasks to deliver a quality service to customers or internal colleagues in line with agreed service standards. May be required to provide coaching and support to less experienced colleagues
It would be ideal that candidates have some accounting or banking knowledge backed up by good attention to detail, investigative and communication skills and are able to work both individually and as part of a team. Tasks must be completed within strict deadlines and we therefore require candidates with a 'can do' attitude and the ability to adapt in an ever changing environment.

Finance Operations is committed to building a diverse workforce where colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit. We support the principles of agile working and will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements

Job Description

Carry out a range of finance and accounting processes where answers are readily available but some judgement may be required, e.g. data extraction, reconciliation, journal processing, payments.

Ensuring that the work is completed accurately and adheres to specified Group policies, processes and procedures.

Build relationships typically at peer level in order to clarify facts, exchange information or resolve enquiries & issues escalating as appropriate

Act as a source of expertise to junior/less experienced colleagues providing coaching and support where necessary and identifying more formal training where appropriate

Identify and suggest improvements to new and existing processes and procedures

Where required verify and check the work of other colleagues

When required support line management with implementation of changes in own work area

Demonstrate core Lloyds Banking Group values & behaviours as an active team member.

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'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.