Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Endsleigh Insurance
Location
Shurdington, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
1247847240
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Team

This role is critical to the trading performance of the business. As the Finance Analyst you will work closely with the product profitability owners and SMEs to proactively highlight risks and opportunities to trading performance and influence these individuals as to the optimum solution. You will also support the Financial Reporting team in the month end process, whilst supporting the wider business by proactively producing complex trading performance scenario analysis

Role

As the 'FinanceAnalyst' you will be responsible for first financial review of trading business cases, whilst maintaining and refining life time value calculations for B2C products. Within the role you will proactively highlight and escalate trading upsides, risks and opportunities and work with SMEs regarding actions to be taken.

Other key accountabilities will include:
  • Understanding in detail the cause and quantum of trading performance issues, risks and upsides and their impact of Forecast/Budget
  • Acting as the Finance representative in trading performance meetings/stand ups. Being the go to person for financial analytical trading queries.
  • Proactively support major trading decisions through analysis and financial challenge
  • Responsible for proactively producing complex product profitability analysis
  • Working with the business in proactively identifying, scoping and delivering trading performance MI improvements
  • Working with the FP&A Manager, actively challenge trading assumptions in the Forecast/Budget
  • Support on commercial finance led projects as required

Person

We are preferably looking for someone with previous experience in a fast paced transactional industry who is part qualified or looking to study ACA/ACCA/CIMA. You should have advanced analytical skills and a high attention to detail and accuracy, whilst demonstrating proactive approach to challenges, underlined by a strong drive and work ethic.

Ideally you will:
  • Have the ability to present complex information methodically, clearly and concisely
  • Be able to influence and co-ordinate others to deliver the desired outcome
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal customers and suppliers which allow for the robustly challenge of inputs and views held by others
  • Be highly organised
  • Have Experience of using Tableau and/or Anaplan an advantage but not a necessity

Reward

This is a great opportunity to be part of a transforming business and you will be rewarded by a highly social team culture and competitive salary. We will offer you a fantastic benefits package which includes a defined contribution pension scheme where Endsleigh will contribute 4% of your pensionable salary increasing to 8% at 5 years' service, and rising again to 12% in year 10. In addition to this we also have a Life Assurance scheme.

You will start with 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 25 days after 2 years' service. We also offer all colleagues the ability to buy or sell holidays if they wish to.

Our Head Office site also has excellent facilities including various lunch and cafe options, a gym and other sporting facilities.

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