Data Analyst - Insurance Sector

Job Description

Data Analyst

Job Market - Insurance / Data Analysis

Data Analyst - About the role

Provide high quality, proactive analysis across the business. This involves two key parts: i) developing data and MI, working closely with the Finance Systems, FP&A, Business Partners, and Business teams across the group; ii) Leveraging the data and MI to provide proactive analysis to drive enhanced business performance.

Data Analyst - Key duties

Constant focus on proactively enhancing data, MI and analytics to drive business performance.

Work closely with the Finance Systems team in developing efficient production of quality, insightful MI in an efficient, optimum manner.

Work closely with the FP&A / Business Partners / Business to produce high quality, proactive analysis to drive business performance.

Work across the group looking for ways to optimise performance, through insightful data analysis.

Drive the business forward by providing insightful analysis identifying key trends for management attention.

Responsible for working closely across the business to build strong relationships, build deep understanding of the business. Challenge where required.

Continually drive to provide high quality & timely advice, information, analysis and interpretation to the business to underpin effective decision making, meaningful performance management and meet statutory requirements.

Provide an independent view (to challenge the business) of financial and operating targets.

Provide insight on strategic challenges, new initiatives and work with the business on all such matters.

Understand the drivers of business performance, identifying trends, areas of opportunity or remedial action and influencing the implementation of initiatives to address these.

Be instrumental in the development of effective analytics tools and associated data-sets in support of commentary and analysis requirements set out below.

Measuring and improving service delivery through providing an essential link between all functional areas of the business and managing activities in such a way to ensure operational efficiency and consistency.

Ensure that any findings, insight, processes that benefit the central MI function universally are brought for consideration to share/consolidate.

Data Analyst - Key requirements

Significant experience in providing high quality, insightful analysis to drive the business.

Significant experience in working with data, Finance and the Business in developing high quality analysis.

Microsoft Office products, including advanced Excel

Experience and expertise in TM1 and other reporting tools for MI purposes

Financial services background and experience/ knowledge of Specialty Insurance.

Understanding of data structures and experience of extracting and utilizing data to drive key strategic decisions.

Part / Qualified Accountant (ACA; ACCA; CIMA)

Commercial financial experience Specialty Insurance industry experience would be a preference