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Jobs At Hodge
Closing Date:
29th of September 2023
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Finance Manager – Regulatory Reporting – 6-9 month contract

Do you want to be part of a force for good, helping to make life better for customers & society in the moments that matter? At Hodge, we put people at the heart of our business and that means our customers, colleagues and communities. Hodge is a Welsh financial service provider that focus on commercial lending, and specialist residential mortgage markets. The company is unique in that it is 79% owned by the Hodge Foundation, a charity established in 1962 that awards grants to registered charities and is funded by the profits from Hodge.

For over 50 years, we’ve shared the same simple mission: to really make a positive difference for our customers and communities. This ethos is in our DNA, as we are 79% owned by a charity, the Hodge Foundation.

This role is to support the deliverables within the Regulatory Reporting team and ensure that regulatory returns are completed accurately and on time. We are implementing improvements and automation within the bank and this role will be focussed on ensuring that the BAU processes are maintained throughout this transformation.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare and/or review the BAU monthly and quarterly regulatory returns (COREP/FINREP/MLAR) to the Bank of England and Prudential Regulation Authority.
  • Prepare and/or review the internal monthly Capital MI Board papers and monthly liquidity  reporting (LCR)
  • Support the annual Pillar 3, ICAAP and Recovery Plan processes.
  • Review and update interpretations of regulatory policies whilst ensuring assumptions are clearly defined.
  • Support in the simplification of current manual processes.
  • Support the implementation of new regulatory standards (Basel 3.1 Final reforms)
  • Simplify and improve the ALMIS regulatory reporting processes and automate the flow of data from the business working with the Project Sirius Team.
  • Review and update process guides/job cards
  • Support the Treasury team with modelling and daily liquidity reporting
  • Work with Finance and Operations teams to ensure that business change activities are embedded into the regulatory control processes

What we need from you:

  • Qualified Accountant – ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Proven experience with communication to senior management
  • Experienced in preparing/reviewing Regulatory Returns
  • Treasury Management including liquidity reporting
  • Sound accounting and financial acumen
  • Collaborative team player
  • Strong organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to deliver results
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure to agreed deadlines
  • Understanding and awareness of economic influences
  • Project Management
  • Process simplification
  • Excellent IT skills


In return we offer:

  • Based in Cardiff City Centre or remote operating in a highly flexible Hybrid workspace.
  • Private Medical & Health Insurance
  • 28 days Holiday with the option to buy more.
  • Subsidised Gym Membership.
  • Extensive learning and development programme
  • Generous, personalised benefits package
  • Company pension contribution up to 15%
  • 4 days on top of annual leave for community and charity work
  • Flexible working options


Please be aware that should we pursue your application, all our Financial Services employees will be expected to complete background checks to assess suitability for employment, these include; a criminal record, identity, sanctions, adverse finance, fraud prevention and reference checks to comply with our regulatory requirements.

Hodge is an advocate of being an equal opportunities employer, We believe in promoting equality and diversity which is central to our lives today. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and recognises the value a diverse workforce brings to an organisation.

ESG and sustainability are at the heart of everything we do and serves as a reminder of the responsibility we have to our stakeholders, customers, colleagues and the communities we operate in to use our position wisely. We’re currently exploring different certifications available and have done an initial review of how we think we’d fare, as we see this as a real opportunity for Hodge given our social purpose.