Company Description Salary: £25,000 - £37,000 per annum, plus performance bonus & benefits
We are Together -Proud to be a Financial Services success story based in South Manchester. Established in 1974, we employ over 700 colleagues.
A specialist lender offering a range of mortgage and secured loan products to individuals and businesses, who are typically underserved by mainstream lenders. We play our part to turn challenges into opportunities which make our customers'financial ambitions accessible.
Over 50years of successful trading has positioned Together as a market leader, thanks to a common-sense approach to lending.
Working primarily within the Financial Reporting team to deliver accurate and timely statutory and interim financial reporting in accordance with adopted policies, procedures and accounting requirements, whilst also supporting as required across the wider Financial Control and Reporting function.
The role would suit a graduate with some accountancy training (such as an accounting and finance degree or AAT), or candidate with practical experience who does not yet have a formal qualification.
Job Description Key Responsibilities:
Assist with the preparation of the production of annual and interim consolidated accounts and annual subsidiary accounts.
Assist with the drafting of reports to investors which contain financial reporting information.
Plan and co-ordinate delivery of financial information with a range of stakeholders, and ensuring a smooth experience for senior stakeholders in their capacity as reviewers of financial information produced.
Co-ordinate information, requests and timescales with the external auditors.
Respond to, analyse and resolve queries on the financial information, including account reconciling items, to ensure issues are resolved promptly and accurately
Understand significant balances/variances/transactions to ensure appropriate reporting of financial information, and to be able to explain relevant balances to senior stakeholders
From time-to-time assist with the preparation of management accounts and other ad-hoc financial information and analysis.
Where applicable, attend all college lectures / tutorials to complete relevant accounting qualification, achieving consistently strong results and positive course tutor feedback and continue to develop technical reporting skills and knowledge.
Qualifications Essential experience and skills:
IT skills, including Excel and Microsoft Office
Attention to detail and strong numeracy skills
Ability to work as a team, often to tight deadlines
Planning and stakeholder management skills
Understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting rules
Coachable with an appetite to learn and develop new skills
Desirableexperience and skills:
Is working towards ACCA, ACA or CIMA qualification or other relevant qualification
Previous experience of working in Financial Services
Presentation and communication skills
Reporting writing skills
Additional Information Benefits working at Together
27 days holiday (increasing with service), plus bank holidays
Buy & sell holidays
Discretionary annual bonus
Matched pension contribution
Critical illness cover
Health cash plan
Private medical insurance
Free access to company holiday homes
Travel season ticket loans
Ride to work scheme
Free local gym access
Local bar / restaurant discounts
Together Money embraces diversity and inclusion,and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Not only do we welcome difference we celebrate it, support it and really value our colleagues for who they are. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills.