An opportunity to shape our future…and yours!
Skiptonis a diverse and flexible employer, with an exciting future ahead. TheSociety has strong financial strength and boosts fantastic customer andcolleague experience.
The Finance team are at the beginning of an exciting journey. We are currentlyre-shaping what our team looks like for the future, making sure we are addingthe most value to the Society. As part of this, we have also started ourFinance Transformation programme, which will bring new finance systems tobenefit not only the function but the rest of the organisation, and we’vere-designed ourselves to make the most of talent and skills in the team to addthe most value to the Society.
We’re evolving what we do and how we do it and we’ve got an exciting new opportunitywithin the Financial Strategy and Business Partnering team. We’re lookingfor someone with passion, drive and a curiosity to challenge and ask questionsthat bring meaning to your outputs and analysis. You will be working closely with your leader, peers across the team and keystakeholders throughout the organisation to help deliver long term value to theSociety. Safeguarding the future sustainability of our business is a delicatebalancing act, which you’ll actively support through detailed analysis andinsight of the Society’s risk versus reward position. Through the provision ofsound analysis, you will support your leader in articulating the strengths andchallenges in our existing balance sheet structure, carrying out scenariomodelling and sensitivity analysis to identify and propose tangible actions forfuture balance sheet and capital optimisation.
Career progression is available by those driven in seeking an empowered destinyfor themselves.
What you will bring
You’llneed extensive financial knowledge and experience of working within financialservices (ideally in the Banking/Building Society sector) and a goodunderstanding of key balance sheet areas, specifically mortgages, retailsavings, wholesale funding and liquidity.
Analyticaland people skills are equally important in this role. You’ll have strongcommercial acumen, be proficient in data manipulation and interrogation, have astrategic mindset and be comfortable taking individual initiative, working inan environment not driven by process.
Youwill have an ability to build strong and effective relationships and willdemonstrate strong thought leadership, having the courage of your convictionsand being confident to stand behind your views and recommending the best courseof action.
If you are up for the challenge, and you want to have a real say in howthings are being done at Skipton, we want to hear from you.
About Skipton Building Society
At Skipton Building Society we are not just another Financial Services Institution we are a mutual organisation, which means we are owned by our members and believe in placing them at the heart of everything we do. The same goes for our people. We can only be successful as a business if we have great people and we believe in treating people as individuals. Our values are Trust, Ownership and One Team which reflect the attitudes and way of working everyone here displays on a daily basis, and which are key to the delivery of the outstanding level of personal service we offer our customers.
We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. We respect and appreciate the value that our colleagues’ unique differences can bring and offer consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.
Why Work For Us
We’re committed to payingour people fairly for the role they undertake and provide a wide range ofbenefits to support our colleagues’ finances and wellbeing, including ourEmployee Assistance programme, the opportunity to buy extra holidays andshopping discount vouchers You’ll be able to shape your career within your team and can expect astructured learning and development programme where you’ll be valued recognisedand rewarded.
More information on our benefits can be found here
Skipton are an equalopportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled orqualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability,religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age
Up To £50,000 Per Annum