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Regulatory Reporting Accountant

About The Role

We have a great opportunity for a Regulatory Reporting Accountant to join us here at Coventry Building Society. Reporting to the Regulatory Reporting Senior Manager, the main focus of the role is to prepare regulatory returns which are submitted to our Regulators, the Bank of England (BoE), the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA), on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis. This is a high profile area and is a key activity within the larger Finance team. As our Regulatory Reporting Accountant – some key accountability will include:

  • Preparation of the regulatory returns.
  • Being responsible for completing variance and trend analysis on the data being reported, investigating movements and providing full explanations as necessary.
  • Reading and interpreting complex regulatory guidance issued in relation to updates to regulatory reporting requirements and documenting your interpretations to be reviewed by Senior Managers.
  • Building relationships with colleagues within Finance and other non-Finance areas to assist in data gathering and the understanding of data items being reported.
  • Applying accounting knowledge to regulatory reporting produced.
About You

Our Regulatory Returns contain a wide range of data fields reporting on all aspects of our business including reporting on balance sheet and income statements, treasury instruments, mortgage and savings data and liquidity requirements. You will be an enthusiastic proactive individual who is keen to learn about regulatory Reporting and is wanting to progress in this area. An organised individual who can work within tight deadlines is essential as is a keen eye for detail and accuracy. You will have a good working knowledge of excel and be able to produce well-structured spreadsheets. You will be or have:

  • ACCA newly qualified or finalist accountant (or equivalent)
  • Excel intermediate level (including pivots, lookups, if statements)
  • Broad knowledge of our organisation, products for both Retail and Wholesale- sufficient to allow variance analysis and prompt investigation of movements
  • Ability to interpret complex guidance published by the Regulators
  • Knowledge of Financial Services industry and Treasury instruments is advantageous
The closing date for applications is 5th June 2020
About The Company

At The Coventry we are currently undertaking an exciting journey of growth. As we progress on our journey we are seeking talented individuals who are passionate about delivering an outstanding experience for both members and colleagues in an environment where you will have the opportunity to be part of the future success of the organisation and work in surroundings where personal and professional development is taken seriously.

Coventry Building Society (CBS) is the UK’s second largest building society and has grown steadily over the previous 10 years. It has a reputation for Putting Members First, with consistently strong customer feedback and industry low numbers of complaints.  It is financially strong, with high levels of capital and liquidity.

If you believe you have the right skills, drive & experience and want to make a positive contribution to our continuing success then look no further!

Key Information

Role Title:
Regulatory Reporting Accountant
Salary Details:
£25,000- £35,000 depending on experience
Number of hours per week:
Coventry-Binley Business Park
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
05 Jun 2020