Cards Financial Analysis & Insight Assistant

GB Solutions
£26800 - £39150/annum
09 Jun 2017
09 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Cards Financial Analysis & Insight Assistant Manager – Bristol – £26,800 - £39,150

The Financial Analysis & Insight Assistant Manager will be responsible for providing comprehensive business performance finance support to meet the needs of the Cards business and will make a significant contribution to the development and effective implementation of the business strategy to maximise sustainable profitability growth and customer satisfaction.

This will require the development and management of clear, timely and insightful financial information based on best practice financial analysis and reporting capabilities within the group.

The Financial Insights team works closely on a daily basis with all areas of Cards including Sales, Marketing, Pricing, Risk and Commercial Operations as well as providing analysis to the wider Finance team.

Key Accountabilities:

* Provide the detailed financial analysis of business decisions through in-depth and complex profitability modelling, supporting pricing decisioning, profitability analysis of new business, book flow analysis etc
* Ensure the technical accuracy of all financial models used by the team members so that effective analysis takes place. Ownership of funding, credit risk and behavioral assumptions used in live pricing engines
* Provide insight and support to the Cards Planning and Forecasting team to ensure robust operating plans are produced
* Support the monthly Cards financial reporting process to deliver clear, timely and insightful MI to enable decision making, strategic development and ongoing performance management
* Provide interpretation and guidance in respect of the Cards P&L, which enable the Cards business to gain a full understanding of the financial implications linked to their past decisions
* Develop key driver reporting to enhance understanding of profitability within the Cards business
* Establish and build relationships with key stakeholders to support the provision of quality and timely information
* Positively influence others by demonstrating core company values and behaviors
* Manage and minimise operational risks

Key Capabilities:

* Finance professional with strong accounting technical knowledge
* Good commercial focus – attuned to evolving business needs and able to support the rapid development of finance capabilities and act as trusted advisor to the Cards business
* Strong analytical skills with the ability to evaluate changing customer trends
* Strong MS Office and financial systems skills (Excel, VBA, Access, PowerPoint, SAP and Business Objects knowledge
* Ability to distil and communicate key financials clearly within a business context to senior management
* Good communication and stakeholder management skills
* Effective self/work organisation


* Flexible Benefits
* Pension Contribution
* Company Bonus

If you require any further information please contact Danielle Young on (Apply online only).

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