FP&A Analyst - Insurance

Recruiter
Eames Consulting Group
Location
London (Central)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you smart, ambitious, and commercially focused with well honed financial analysis and business partnering skills? If so, this new FP&A Analyst role with a highly successful and continuously expanding insurance company could be the next exciting step in your career.

The FP&A Analyst will be a key player within the Group Finance team. Working very closely with the Group FC and CFO you will be instrumental in enhancing the framework of forward financial planning, as well as supporting business growth by providing objective financial analysis. This will include designing and producing insightful and forward looking financial data and modelling, for the purpose of budgeting and forecasting exercises and business decision support analysis.

Key Duties:

  • Control of the group Budget, including the design of budget templates and production of consolidated reports
  • Analyse and challenge budget data
  • Develop a robust and formal forecast process - prepare accurate and detailed P&L, balance sheet and cashflow
  • Lead on cost reduction initiatives
  • Conduct investment appraisals and necessary acquisition planning
  • Manage / deliver ad hoc finance projects

The successful applicant will closely match the following description:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 3+ years PQE
  • Degree level education (2:1 or better)
  • Private equity backed business and/or insurance industry FP&A experience (preferably broker or MGA environment) - Essential
  • Possess advanced Excel skills especially modelling skills
  • Demonstrate a genuine passion for FP&A and reviewing/interpreting data
  • Ability to critically review financial data, and identify trends/anomalies/deviations
  • Ability to present complex and esoteric financial information to senior managers/the Board
  • First class analytical skills - mathematically inclined
  • Ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members
  • Earlier work experience within a top tier accountancy firm - highly desirable
  • Prior budgeting/forecasting management experience
  • Experience of M&A modelling and analysis
  • Must be comfortable working within an already established yet rapidly growing and evolving company
  • Exposure of a multi-currency environment
  • Superb communication and presentation skills
  • Project planning/management experience

Please apply today with a copy of your updated CV for immediate consideration.

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