Financial Planning & Analysis Manager Vacancy



Job title:

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager


Stockport, SK1

Salary band:


Salary: £60,000 per annum, mid-market reference (80-120% range based on skills & experience plus full employee benefits


Vernon Building Society is proud of its 98-year heritage and our vision is to be “The first choice for mortgages, savings and employment in Stockport and to be the preferred choice for specific need/bespoke mortgages in England and Wales”. 
Would you like to work in a supportive employee focused Society with a clear vision and customer focused strategy?  Working with the Finance Director you will be responsible for formulating the Society’s balance sheet, P&L, capital and funding plans (under base and stress scenarios) including ICAAP and Recovery Plan development.
You will need a strong understanding of the business and markets we operate in, as well as a good understanding of the Regulatory Rules regarding Building Societies.  Your knowledge will be used to provide support for our mortgage and savings books; working closely with senior stakeholders to influence and lead the Society’s performance and strategic direction.
You will also act as a deputy for the Finance Director, with the potential to progress to that role.  As part of the wider finance team, you will assist in the development of the team and their continuing improvement programme and help as required on risk management, management accounting or Statutory Accounts.
Desirable skills and experience: 
The ideal candidate will have:
• Proven experience in the Financial Services industry
• A solid understanding of financial and regulatory factors affecting capital and balance sheet frameworks, including Capital or Treasury knowledge
• A good understanding of the mortgage market
• High  numeracy levels, intellectually strong and capable of digesting and interpreting information.
• Strong Analytical skills with excellent Excel experience and be confident analysing data sets.
• Confidence and be an articulate communicator. 
• Ability to use own initiative and be a self-starter, able to deal with ambiguity, develop recommendations and drive solutions proactively to look after complex processes with multiple stakeholders.
• Ability to manage your own workload to ensure activities are correctly prioritised and that all interested parties are aware of responsibilities, deadlines and progress.
Educated to degree level or equivalent
ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified
If you are a Financial Accountant who wants to work with an employer who cares about their customers, local community and employees, have a passion to succeed and would like to join our Vernon family, then please click on the apply button:     
£60,000 per annum (mid-market 80-120% range based on skills and experience) 
Pension scheme (7.5% employer contributions rising to 10% after 2 years) following pension auto enrolment criteria, after probationary period
Flexible working arrangements
Salary exchange for pensions arrangement
4 x salary death in service benefit 
25 days holiday (plus statutory bank holidays), increasing to 27 after 2 years, with the opportunity to buy extra holidays
Private Medical Insurance
Health Cash-Plan
Cycle to work scheme
Retail discounts package
Volunteering days in the community
Full training & development programme 
If you wish to apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to, the closing date for receipt of applications is Monday, 31st January 2022.
The Society reserves the right to close the receipt of applications earlier in anticipation of large application volumes.
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Vernon Building Society is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment.  Any applicant will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics).