FP&A Analyst

Posted 6 April by Towergate Insurance Limited Easy Apply

Purpose of the Role:

Working with group and business finance teams, the purpose of the Group FP&A Analyst role is to provide accurate and timely reporting of actual performance, budgets and forecasts, alongside in-depth analysis of insight-driven commentary and dashboards.

Job Description:

Monthly Reporting & MI

  • Ensure that business performance is measured, analysed, explained and understood through the delivery of key performance reports on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis as appropriate.
  • Understand results and trends across the Group, providing analysis that allows executive leadership teams to deliver on their operational responsibilities and take actions to drive improved performance.
  • Assist with enhancing strategic, executive level reporting related to P&L, cash and balance sheet that aids the identification and communication of performance issues.
  • Identify areas to improve reporting, including systems and processes, and make recommendations for changes.
  • Ensure compliance with all financial matters relating to the FCA, particularly compliance with CASS related regulations, and including consideration with the regional management team of matters pertaining to potential conflicts of interest. Work with central support finance team to ensure timely and accurate reporting to FCA.

Budgeting, Forecasting & Planning

  • Work closely with business finance teams to improve budget and forecast processes.
  • Review the business plans from segments in line with the groups’ longer term plans and objectives, and provide inputs to the strategic planning process.
  • Oversee the analysis of current performance against budget and forecast future expectations.
  • Assist in the production of information packs on budgets and forecasts for distribution to Exco and Board.

People

  • Support the delivery of the finance transformation programme within the Group FP&A team.
  • Ensure timely completion of any required training.

Essential Criteria - Must be clearly demonstrated on CV

  • Experience of operating in a group / company-wide FP&A team
  • Previous experience in financial planning and analysis, preferably in an insurance broking environment
  • Knowledge/experience in financial forecasting and budgeting processes
  • Degree educated (or equivalent), in Finance or similar
  • Knowledge of financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting processes

Also essential

  • Knowledge/experience in financial forecasting and budgeting processes
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Initiative, proactivity, enquiring approach, resourcefulness
  • Adaptability, ability to embrace and respond positively to change
  • Analytical and investigative skills, logical reasoning and problem solving skills - individually and collaboratively
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to quickly learn and work with new processes and systems
  • Integrity and assertiveness when dealing with complex / business critical issues

Desirable

  • Professional Certification - CIMA/ACA/ACCA
  • Experience - Previous experience in an insurance broking environment

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Reference: 34851461

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