• Finance Manger Darlington
  • Railpen in Darlington, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

Finance Manager – Financial Control


We have an exciting opportunity to join our Finance team as a Finance Manager – Financial Control on a 12-month FTC basis based in the Darlington office (hybrid working).

Who we are

Railpen is responsible for the safekeeping and investment of around £34 billion in assets and the administration of several pension schemes, including the Railways Pension Scheme, one of the UK's largest and longest established pension funds.

Our heritage of looking after the pension needs of the rail industry and its employees gives us our name and our unique outlook on how we serve our members. Railpen takes a holistic view, focusing on how we serve members today and how we can positively impact the communities and the world they will retire into.

The role

The Finance Manager position will be responsible for financial control activities within the Financial Control Centre of Excellence, with a specific focus on Finance risk management oversight, internal... controls monitoring and associated reporting. Key to delivery in this role will be working closely with Finance and Business stakeholders.

The person

The successful candidate will be an experienced qualified Finance Manager, with experience of co-ordinating regulatory and statutory reporting, financial controls policy and month-end close processes within a Financial Services environment. You will proactively identify and drive the delivery of an agenda for continuous improvement both in terms of quality and efficiency, across the processes and systems, and champion automation where feasible. You will have a risk-based mind-set, ensuring oversight of financial control policy, and development of risk and internal control MI reporting (including Key Performance Indicators and controls assurance testing).

To succeed in this role, high attention to detail and the ability to prioritise your workload to meet the various deadlines is key. You will have the ability to effectively communicate and build effective relationships with various stakeholders across the business including Finance teams, Finance BPs, and Business stakeholders. We are looking for an individual who is self-directed and can take ownership of tasks, who’s keen to role model a positive can-do attitude. As a Finance Manager, you will be analytical in your approach to allow you to effectively identify and resolve potential discrepancies discovered as part of the transformation journey.

What we can offer you

Rewarding you
• A competitive salary (depending on experience)
• 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
• We provide a Defined Contribution pension, employee contributions may range from 4% to 7% of your basic salary whilst Railpen’s contributions can range between 6% and 10.5% respectively.
• Colleague referral scheme

Heath & Wellbeing
• Employee assistance programme
• Health cash plan
• Eye care vouchers
• Flu vaccination

• Give as you earn scheme
• Paid volunteering days

Next Steps

Please apply for the apply button or visit our careers page by 5pm on Wednesday 15th May 2024.

Railpen is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse environment, we value diversity and welcome people from all backgrounds and walks of life
Darlington UK


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