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Senior Accountant Performance Insights

About The Role
We’re recruiting a Senior Accountant – Performance Insights, a new and exciting role within our Finance Performance and Planning team.  You will be joining a growing team at the Society, and will have the opportunity to take a lead role in driving the development, innovation and control in our Financial models to create value adding insight.

You’ll assist in the design, implementation and management of a suite of regular MI to drive insight into business performance seeking to ensure the business makes effective operational and strategic decision making.

You’ll deliver timely insight on our asset and deposit portfolio, customer behaviours, operational capacity and prepare relevant and actionable recommendations for Management Committees, Execute and Board.

You will be a key contributor to improving our processes and controls and supporting Stakeholders across the Society in generating actionable data, insight and analyses on the critical revenue and funding streams.

As a subject matter expert on data mining, model development, spreadsheet design and control you’ll prepare ad hoc data analysis and perform simulations and stress tests on proposed and existing models within the team structure.

You’ll maintain the Finance models in accordance with standards and protocols across the Society and lead the model control environment, documenting processes, data flow diagrams and ensuring compliance with the Society’s governance frameworks.

About You
Ideally you’ll have worked in complex data rich organisations and will have gained substantial data mining experience and be used to manipulating and presenting complex data sets and preparing detailed technical analysis and communicating the results to stakeholders in a simple and straight forward way.

You’ll be curious and want to understand how your role and activity fits and adds value in the context of Finance and the wider Society as a whole.  You’ll continually look for opportunities to develop both yourself and your team and look to step outside of the confines of your role in the support of colleagues and the Society.  You’ll engage honestly and constructively with your colleagues across the business to deliver great outcomes and ultimately cultivate an environment of collaboration, innovation and idea sharing. 

You’ll demonstrate a responsible and caring attitude by getting things done, getting things right and achieving this in the right way.

You’ll demonstrate your capabilities through planning and organising and use of your excellent analytical ability to translate complex analysis into useable insight and clear recommendations. You’ll share your insight through your first-rate communications to enable you to meet your customer expectations and deliver results.

 The closing date for applications is 30th October 2020

About The Company
Coventry Building Society has grown into the second largest building society in the UK. We’re a national society, with local values and loyalty, and a caring family ethos.

The best way to judge a company is based on what the people who work there say. Our recent employee survey rated us Number 2 in the Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work For list. We offer not only fulfilling jobs and exciting career opportunities but a place where everyone can be long and feel proud to work. What makes us such a rich and progressive place to work is the huge variety of people that make up our workforce.

We’ve got a whole range of different ways to support you, both in your role and wider wellbeing. Our flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies also help to make sure you’re happy and in control of your work-life balance.

As an employee, we encourage you to take control of your career. We invest in our people, with regular opportunities for training and development. And later, if you’re looking for a new challenge, we actively champion internal progression.

Key Information

Role Title:
Senior Accountant Performance Insights
Salary Details:
Up to £45,000 dependent on experience
Number of hours per week:
Coventry-Binley Business Park
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
30 Oct 2020