Here at BGL we're seeking an experienced Finance Manager to join the Cost & Investment team within the Insurance, Distribution and Outsourcing division. This is a great opportunity to advance your career within a large corporation where you'll be able to provide outstanding insight and recommendations and develop yourself in a managerial role. This position would suit someone with strong stakeholder management experience, has a keen eye for detail and is not afraid to challenge. You'll have also previously coached and mentored others, and have an approachable, accessible and warm personality.
In this role you'll partner closely with many areas of the business, offering challenge and support to stakeholders in order to drive investment decisions and ensure that budgets are used effectively. You'll manage the production and presentation of accurate timely cost and capex reporting and support wider IDO planning and forecasting as it relates to costs. You'll also be responsible for developing and maintaining an effective capital investment governance process and drive improvements in financial processes and robust systems of control. Ultimately, as a Finance Manager in Cost & Investment, you'll deliver excellent insight to the IDO cost base whilst recommending efficiencies to drive profit growth.
You'll be joining a fantastic supportive team with a great atmosphere in a happy environment. Here you'll operate as a competent team leader and mentor, directing and encouraging the team towards goals, and collaborate with the wider finance teams. Along with experience and knowledge, we need someone who has the 'get up and go' to step up and deputise for the Senior Manager, and really make a positive impact.
What will it take to be successful?
*Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
*Excellent numeracy, financial and analytical skills
*Experience leading a team with strong people development, communication and influencing skills
*Excellent organisational skills, including time management and task prioritisation for self and others
*Proactive and enjoys identifying and developing new processes or ideas
*Self-motivated with strong track record of delivering to deadlines
*Excellent attention to detail
*Ability to work as part of a team, dealing with all levels of the organisation
*Ability to make complex appear simple
Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people, we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services. We have reached 10 million customers through brands including comparethemarket.com, LesFurets.com, BGL Life, Budget Insurance & Dial Direct, as well as our partnerships business which provides insurance for some of the UK's leading high street brands. We make a difference for our customers, colleagues and communities by working, growing and winning together. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it!
We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it's working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.
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