Capital Risk Assessment Specialist

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Job Sector:
£44,000 to £44,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Depending on Experience
Skipton Building Society
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This role offers a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant to join the Capital and Regulatory Reporting team.  This is an area that is continually evolving providing the successful candidate with the opportunity to develop a broad range of knowledge and experience in financial risk focusing on capital risk assessment, capital planning and reporting. 

This role will work closely with the Senior Capital Reporting Manager and the Head of Capital and Regulatory Reporting to develop management information to identify drivers of Propensity to Default/ Loss Given Default/ Exposure at Default and the sensitivities for capital consumption under base and stress scenarios. 

This is a brilliant opportunity to join a business critical team, which will give you insight into the regulatory environment and how a Building Society operates. If you are an analytic and pragmatic individual, comfortable dealing with senior stakeholders and working with large data sets, please read on…
Package descriptionIn return for all your hard work and commitment, you will get the support and recognition you deserve. You can expect a structured training and development programme tailored to your needs. You will also be eligible for the following:

Group Personal Pension Plan
Life Cover
25 days’ holiday, plus one day for each year you’re with us, up to a maximum of 30 days (pro rata when working on a reduced hours basis)
SBS offer a range of preferential employee savings & insurance products
Paid course fees to study for a professional qualification (where relevant to the role)
Childcare vouchers
Head Office onsite shop and internet cafe
An opportunity to join Simply Health Cash Plan – offering twenty annual benefits including dental care, optical care and physiotherapy
Option to donate to charity direct through Payroll Giving
Online employee benefits scheme offering discounts with hundreds of high street and online retailers
Eye Tests

Skipton are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.
Main responsibilitiesUnderstanding, reviewing and reporting on new and existing regulations is essential for this role. Using this information you will develop standard and adhoc reporting and analysis focusing on capital risk assessment.

This role will work closely with other key stakeholders from across Finance, Financial Risk and Products to assess and report on the impact of current and future lending decisions on leverage and capital utilisation under a variety of scenarios to help inform key decision making.

As the Capital Risk Assessment Specialist, you will also manage the preparation of the recovery plan and resolution reporting requirements ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.  This is an area of evolving regulation which also informs strategy, making this an interesting and challenging role.
Ideal candidateWe are looking for someone who can build and maintain strong working relationships at all levels to join the team. A motivated and driven approach would be advantageous to succeed in the role as you will be continually seeking to improve ways of working and be willing to challenge and question the ‘norm’.

Enjoying keeping up to speed with regulations is a must in this role, as it is crucial to the reporting within this role. Having a base knowledge of Building Society regulations would also be beneficial.

Attention to detail is essential as you will have to make sure all your work is accurate. A background in finance and / or risk and audit will benefit you in this role. You will be a qualified accountant with ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent.
About the companyWhen you become a Skipton colleague you’ll be supported by a friendly, knowledgeable team that’s always ready to help and support you. Every project you work on will be a potential development opportunity and the sky’s the limit for proactive individuals prepared to set their own agenda - all within a high performing organisation that encourages colleagues to be curious and challenge the mainstream.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where every colleague has an opportunity to fulfil their career potential. This includes consideration for anyone seeking a more flexible work-life balance. If you have a need for flexibility then please let us know.

Contact Details:
Skipton Building Society
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Emily Reynolds

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