Accountant - Financial Reconciliations team in Swindon - Nationwide

Job Overview

Swindon, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
2 days ago

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Job Description

What you’ll be doing
You’ll lead the business readiness activities for the Finance Reconciliations team.
Your responsibilities will include being the accounting lead on projects, review and approval of documentation and lead the product delivery into BAU.
You’ll also lead the communication with stakeholders and help manage the impact of this project on other major changes.
You will be the primary accounting knowledge and ensure successful delivery for key risk mitigation projects.
You’ll ensure the new process or system is well controlled, understood, documented and resourced.
You’ll help build strong relationships between projects and the Financial Reconciliations team.
About you

As a minimum requirement you’ll:
be a qualified accountant
have financial reconciliations experience in a financial institution
have strong written and verbal communication skills
have a strong track record of problem solving and resolving challenging queries
be confident in your decisions, have good attention to detail, and be open and approachable.
It would be nice if you also had:
project experience.
We’re also interested in who you are as a person. Why? Because our membership is made up of so many different kinds of people, so we want our employees to be just as diverse. We’d love to hear about:
Your values, and what makes you who you are
How you’d make a difference to our members in this role
We know applying for jobs can sometimes feel like you’re sending an application into a black hole. We review each application individually. So, it’s a good idea to call out your most relevant experience on your application to give yourself the best chance.

The extras you’ll get

There are all sorts of employee benefits available at Nationwide, including:
A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16%
Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
Life assurance worth 8x your salary
A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
Access to an annual performance related bonus
Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
25 days holiday pro rata
The role is predominantly home working but as part of our hybrid working model there will be a requirement to be in the Swindon Headquarters at certain times during the month.

Why work at Nationwide

We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came together to help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for their futures. For over 130 years, we’ve supported each other and our communities, and we’ve done the right thing for wider society too.
If you come to work here at Nationwide, you’ll be part of that. Part of something a bit different. And something really quite special.
What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. So, if you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute, then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.


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