Fixed Term Contract Duration - 12 Months
What the Hiring Manager says
The successful candidate will be supporting the Finance Change team. Focus will be on delivery of the change initiatives across the function, including central Finance, Capital, Treasury and Tax. The team has a developing book of change which needs someone with drive, determination and enthusiasm to deliver.
About the Role
Level: Level 4
Location: Southampton, England
Contract type: 12 Months Fixed Term Contract
The role is to review, interpret, understand and analyse processes with the ability to clearly articulate findings and identify opportunities to improve efficiency and knowledge of impacts across all areas.
Actively manage, co-ordinate and drive process reviews, working closely with other teams to map key processes and controls, documenting back to source and partnering with Operations to create a complete map end to end (accounting records back to source).
Be able to identify and implement any potential quick wins that will benefit efficiency of processes whilst maintaining an effective control environment.
Identify remediation areas and confidently work with stakeholders to agree and document remedial actions.
Confident to communicate and escalate potential risks to ensure the successful delivery and achievement of outcomes are clear and putting in place mitigating actions as required.
Actively participate in the delivery of subsequent initiatives and process improvements ensuring appropriate controls and governance are put in place.
Be aware of interdependencies on other transformation initiatives, both within Finance and across Quilter that could impact delivery - clearly identifying and documenting the impact.
Further support of wider Finance Change activities may also be required particularly where there is overlap with other workstreams.
You will be a role model for the behaviours that are critical to the successful delivery of Quilter's transformation objectives, including pro-activity, delivery and outcome orientated, outward (rather than internal) focus, driving for simplicity and avoiding bureaucracy.
The successful candidate will support the effective and regular reporting of progress to the relevant Finance executives and the Group Finance Director.
Will identify opportunities where external support may be beneficial to Finance/Quilter to maximise transformation outcomes or mitigate risk.
Applications from people with diverse backgrounds enables our inclusive organisation to thrive. If you feel you don't match our job description exactly, why not take a chance on yourself and apply? You could be exactly what this role needs.
You will have significant knowledge/demonstrable experience in disciplined delivery in complex stakeholder environments.
You will have a strong appetite for driving change, the ability to be an innovative, creative thinker, challenging assumptions to find novel solutions - want to make things better.
You will have a strong understanding of finance operations, accounting and controls.
You will have the ability to significantly influence and engage with virtual teams of stakeholders and contributors, creating relationships and buy-in across all levels of the organisation.
You will have the ability to link strategy to organisational activity, be an open, clear communicator and team player and have a high level of emotional intelligence, intuition and business acumen.
The ability to articulate processes is key, experience in Visio would be beneficial.
Experience in, or a desire to learn, system architecture would be advantageous.
Our purpose is to help the generations today and tomorrow to prosper. That means we must guide people through the complexity of planning for their future, with the right financial advice and investment solutions, so that they can have more secure financial futures.
In this ever-changing world, we see that our role in society has never been more meaningful, and we are committed to using our expertise and care to guide our customers through these challenging and unprecedented times.
Our impressive talents and capabilities set us apart, but our unwavering commitment to our customers is what defines us. We truly believe that we have all the ingredients to be the very best in our industry, and we want great people with the care and creativity that we need, to help us get there.
We are passionate about building an inclusive culture where everyone's contribution is valued, and our people can thrive. No matter what your role is or where you sit, your voice will matter. We hope you like what you hear and are interested in learning more about joining us.
Holiday: 26 days
Quilter Incentive Scheme: All employees are eligible to participate in our incentive scheme, based on the company's performance and their contribution to it
Pension Scheme: 10% non-contributory company pension scheme that can be boosted through personal contributions
Benefit Allowance: A cash benefit allowance is payable in lieu of some of our core benefits.
In addition to our core benefits we offer a range of flexible benefits that you can choose from and pay for conveniently via a salary deduction.