MI Analyst

Lawes Consulting Group
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title - MI Analyst
Contract - Permanent
Salary - £45,000 - £55,000
Location -London
Department - Finance



The MI Analyst supports the Business Partners (BPs) and the Head of MI and is instrumental in the timely and accurate development, production, analysis and distribution of Management information.
Works closely with the business to deliver appropriate MI and provides insight and commentary with regard to business performance.
Provides strategic value in the form of MI reporting through the efficient development and production of KPIs.
Duties extend to all areas of the business.
Proactive sharing of knowledge across the wider team and associated appropriate documentation of processes is key.

Business Areas Engaged:

Predominantly Underwriting, Sales and Claims.
Other support functions as required by the MI Analyst pool.

Key Responsibilities:

·Support the development of effective analytics tools and associated data-sets in support of commentary and analysis requirements set out below.
·Support the finance business partners and Head of MI in the production and delivery of recurring senior management and Executive reporting together with specific granular business area reports.
·Gather requirements, design and build of MI reports to support finance and the business.
·Gather relevant financial and operating information to support further in-depth analysis
·Coordinate and collate responses from the business in support of Commentary information and findings for report delivery.
·Identifying key trends and areas of opportunity highlighting them to business partners and Head of MI.
·Source and collate third party information.
·Undertake a wide range of analytics to ensure that we have a detailed understanding of our financial performance against plan.
·Create, develop and design reports to meet business requirements.
·Support requirements gathering and handle ad-hoc queries and in-depth financial and business analysis.
·Support forecast and budget activity.
·Provide analysis and evidence to inform decisions.
·Provide an independent view (to challenge the business) of financial and operating targets.
·Provide insight on strategic challenges and opportunities.
·Use of Excel, Power BI and limited SQL (if required).
·Development of effective reporting, analytics tools and associated data-sets in support of commentary and insight.
·Maintain, update & automate existing MI reports.
·Responsible for accuracy of content and data consistency.
·Troubleshoot, identify and action improvements in respect of report generation and distribution.
·Provide basic training/instruction to business users and MI colleagues.
·Providing recommendations on how the quality and granularity of our source data can be improved to enhance our analytical capabilities.
·Contributing to the overall management of financial and operational performance
Strive to develop mainstream reports to support a culture of self-service.

Technical Knowledge:

·Experience and knowledge of Insurance methods of trading, industry operational practices and procedures.
·Understanding of data structures and experience of extracting and utilizing data to drive key strategic decisions.
Appreciation of the industry and market legal, regulatory and compliance provisions and the broker channels to market.

Systems Experience:

·Analysis Tools
·MS Power BI
·MS report builder
·SSAS cube structured reporting.
·SQL /Access
·Microsoft Office products.
·Excel to macro level.
·Reporting Services
Sun Accounts/TM1

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