Finance Director, IDO

Recruiter
BGL Group
Location
Peterborough
Posted
15 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Insurance, Distribution& Outsourcing division within BGL as a commercially focused FinanceDirector. This is a significant and highly visible leadership position,with the opportunity to drive real value within a dynamic, fast pacedand highly entrepreneurial environment. IDO is focused on designing high quality, appealing home, motor and lifeinsurance products with an easy customer journey. We aim to ensure thatcustomers are well looked after once they own a policy and, ultimately,if they make a claim. IDO's recent awards include the 2017 InsuranceTimes award for Excellence in Motor Broking.At BGL, we believe that as we grow it's critical that we have leaderswho are constructively challenging existing strategies to drive growthand profitability to help the business continue to progress and neverstand still. This role will play a key part in driving the strategicdevelopment for the IDO Finance Function with ultimate responsibilityfor the delivery of short and medium terms plans through effectiveleadership, relationship management and financial performance byensuring that customers have a clear understanding of our proposition.What will you be responsible for as a Finance Director? Provide financial direction, analysis and information to the executiveteam of IDO to improve decision-making, trading performance and driveopportunities and the profitability of the IDO business Ensure the performance and strategic development targets of specifiedbusiness units and support functions are delivered within the regulatoryenvironment they operate in Ensure the IDO Business Model has customer needs and expectations atthe forefront of all decisions Lead the development and accuracy of the financial planning model,including opportunity and risk analysis Formulate and implement strategies and tactical plans to exceedcustomer expectations Proactively recommend areas of profitability for the business throughinsight into the dynamics of the business and supporting the GroupDirector, CFO, business heads and finance teams Provide insight, accurate and sound judgement over commercial activityWhat will it take to be successful? Proven track record of leading a finance function, ideally formultiple business units in Financial Services Able to clearly demonstrate how you've actively contributed to abusiness' strategic growth Outstanding executional capabilities, attention to detail and adetermination to deliver Excellent communication and influencing skills; ability to articulatecomplex issues clearly and influence decision-making up to board level Solid management reporting experience Actively seeks to constructively challenge others and ideas Have a critical eye when it comes to analysing the business' financial performance High degree of ownership and accountabilityIf you have the ability, drive and leadership skills to make a realcontribution to the continued success of the IDO Business Unit, we wouldlove to hear from you.We never stand still...Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size andcapability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digitaldistributor of insurance and household financial services.We're growing and we are home to such brands as; Les Furets,CompareTheMarket, Beagle Street, Junction, Budget Insurance and DialDirect. We are trusted by more than 10million customers in the UK alone,with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in ourpeople and their ideas. We enjoy what we do and we have fun doing it!We grow because we are...We are AMBITIOUS. We're obsessed with delivering for our customers.We're relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly andtake personal accountability.We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefitconsumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fastand apply our learning's.We are AUTHENTIC. We're open, transparent and build trust. We challengepositively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it.We are UNITED. We're one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for eachother. We work, grow and win together. - provided by Dice DEGREE, RISK ANALYSIS

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