Reconciliations Governance Manager

  • Salary ranges from £40,000 – £50,000

Location: Flexible across UK, but must be able to work from Norwich office on a regular basis

Aviva are currently seeking a Reconciliations Governance Manager to join the business on a permanent basis.

A bit about the job:

You will be part of a team that independently reviews and monitors the quality of reconciliations, governance & controls, and associated balance sheet reporting for a number of Aviva business units, (both insurance, and non-insurance units).

The purpose of the role is to ensure that there is independent review and challenge to support timely & quality delivery of balance sheet reconciliations & reporting, and to ensure that business units are delivering to expected standards whilst adhering to Aviva policies

A large part of the role will be the performance of quality assurance activities & the monitoring and closure of associated remediation actions, as well as working closely with internal and external audit teams, business unit managers, and a small offshore governance team.

You will take full ownership of a number of business units and will be responsible for the management and delivery of all governance and review deliverables for those units, and to tight timelines.

The role holder will also be expected to support the offshore governance team and be a main point of contact should they require guidance, escalation etc

This is an important role in ensuring that business units deliver to expected standards and adhere to Aviva policies. Another important element of the role will be identifying risks/issues in a timely manner to allow appropriate action to be taken

A key part of the role will be continuously promoting the importance of good governance and control and ensuring delivery to the highest possible standards.

Skills and experience we’re looking for:

A strong finance background, preferably a fully qualified accountant/auditor with previous experience in a finance governance role

Strong organisational skills, good time management, ability to manage a heavy workload, and strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

Excellent attention to detail and a willingness to challenge

Strong knowledge/experience of balance sheet reconciliations is essential

You will need excellent stakeholder management skills as you will be working closely with and influencing other teams to drive change & improvement

What you’ll get for this role:

Salary ranges from £40,000 – £50,000 (depending on skills, experience, and qualifications)

Generous pension (starting level Aviva contributes 8% when you contribute 2%)

Eligibility for annual performance bonus

Family friendly parental and carer’s leave

29 days holiday per year plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days

Up to 40% discount for Aviva products

Aviva Matching Share Plan and Save As You Earn scheme

21 volunteering hours per year

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