Finance Analyst - Programme & Technology

Location West Sussex
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £25000 to £45000
Contact email: george@weareedenbrook.com
Job ref: J4023
Published: 2 months ago
New Opportunity as a Finance Analyst, working amongst the Finance team, specifically Programme and Technology within an innovative insurance and technology organisation. The role involves combining analytical and modelling capability, together with supporting the Finance Business Partner (FBP) through initiative modelling and tracking, month end reviews, budgeting and planning and general finance support, as well as delivering accurate financial information to aid decision making to maximise shareholder value and return. Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities: • This role holder will be aligned to the Technology and Change pillars and will be required to create effective working relationships with management across the pillar • Add value through support and challenge providing financial analysis support as necessary • Ability to prioritise and manage own workloads, be organised, have a flexible working style, and can work to tight deadlines • Month end review working closely with Financial Accounts • Assist with ad-hoc requests and queries covering entity reporting • Support and Develop an understanding and knowledge of key business performance (KPI’s) drivers and be able to draw conclusions from the suite of KPI’s available • Model and track KPIs / CBAs related to business cases, understanding drivers for variation • Produce detailed financial models as appropriate for the pillar cost and benefit analysis • Support in creation of models for business target outcomes development and tracking • Summary reporting of Group Wide initiatives (ROI, Payback) on a Cash / Profit and Loss basis • Support the FBP in ensuring Finance’s role in the Change Delivery Framework is clear in a growing and evolving business • Develop analysis and models for tracking target outcome cost benefit analysis and assist in developing presentations to committee and forums for discussion • Ensure the benefits of target outcomes are accurately tracked and presented monthly and challenge each Pillar where appropriate • Support FBP in driving business improvements which contribute to the success of the business. Act as a catalyst in financial review of target outcomes critical to delivering the strategy, providing rationale for delays, reprioritisation, and escalation. • Initial investigation to establish trends or variance of actual to budget and forecast performance • Support the FBP to track and challenge cost spend across the pillar • Support the FBP in producing monthly Risk and Opportunities across each pillar for CFO review • Support the FBP with the creation of the annual Budget and quarterly reforecast for the pillar, gathering relevant data and assumption development across the plan period • Help ensure the change outcomes are correctly reflected in the budgets and forecasts • Help ensure the group internal Pillar development for the initiatives is correctly reflected in the budgets and forecasts Qualification and Training: • Business modelling and analytical experience • Experience working with TM1 and Workday an advantage • Assist with ad-hoc requests and queries covering FCSUK entity reporting • Good communication skills, both verbal and written • Good time management and organisation skills • Preferably Degree educated • Part qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) or similar through experience • Good communication and presentation skills including verbal and written • Excellent numeracy, Excel and modelling skills • Strong analytical skills with an eye on details