Financial and Regulatory Reporting Accountant

West Bromwich Building Society
West Bromwich
Up to £45,000 per annum dependant on experience
11 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Financial and Regulatory Reporting Accountant

Salary: Circa £45,000 per annum dependant on experience

Full Time


Location: Head Office, West Bromwich

An opportunity has arisen within the West Brom for a Financial and Regulatory Reporting Accountant to join our Finance team. This role will oversee the completion and submission of returns to the regulatory bodies i.e. FCA, PRA EBA and BoE ensuring that they are submitted accurately, on time and in accordance with relevant guidance. This role is also responsible for reviewing regulatory guidance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reviewing regulatory guidance, consultation papers and updates and ensuring that all reporting requirements are met
  • Responding to any queries raised by the regulators or external advisors
  • Identifying and implementing any process improvements or efficiencies
  • Mentoring, developing and coaching members of the regulatory team and assisting in the delivery of their performance appraisals and attending regular 1-1 meetings
  • Providing ad-hoc support as and when required to the wider finance division

Skills & Attributes

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Experience of regulatory or financial reporting is preferable
  • Ideally experience of working in financial services
  • Ability to mentor and coach less experienced staff would be an advantage
  • Strong Excel skills – confident in use of pivot tables and formulas
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines

What’s in it for you?

  • Performance related pay scheme
  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Corporate discounts

At the West Brom you’ll have every opportunity to take the next step and keep moving: we’re well known for providing excellent development support and always promote from within wherever possible.

Inspired by the Society’s Vision and Values, it’s not just what we do but how we treat our colleagues and customers that make the people at the West Brom really stand out from our competitors.

Head Office: 2 Providence Place West Bromwich B70 8AF. The West Brom is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. Register no. 104877. ‘the West Brom’ is a trading name of West Bromwich Building Society.

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