Finance Analytics Manager

Job Description

Job Title: Finance Analytics Manager

Job Market: Insurance Finance / Data Analysis

Salary: Advised on application


Finance Analytics Manager - About the role

Lead a central business team that provides 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.

Finance Analytics Manager - Key duties

To develop a leading Finance Analytics team, with 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.

Managing a team of data analysts and business partners to drive the business forward by providing insightful analysis identifying key trends for management attention.

Responsible for working closely with the Exec to build strong relationships, build deep understanding of the business within the team and deliver the required finance and commercial leadership and expertise. Challenge where required.

Continually drive the department 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 leadership, direction and co-ordination of resource to others directly or indirectly within the team.

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 executives on all such matters.

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

Finance Analytics Manager - 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 and 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.

Qualified Accountant (ACA; ACCA; CIMA)

Commercial financial experience

Specialty Insurance industry experience would be a preference

Effective Communication skills - The candidate can express themselves clearly and effectively when communicating, including written, verbal and listening.