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Group Financial Planning and Analysis Senior Accountant

Location : Cardiff
Type : Permanent
Salary : £50k - £60k

We are looking for a hands-on, qualified finance professional to support the Group Financial Planning and Analysis function. This is a great opportunity to gain a wide knowledge of the business, involvement in key financial analysis and to build relationships with senior management across the Group.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing a good understanding of the activities of the Group and a strong working relationship with managers across the various businesses (UK and overseas), to provide financial and numerical analysis on a variety of subjects
  • Taking on a major role in the Group planning / budget / reforecast cycle, including the collation, consolidation and question business plan submissions from Group businesses and the preparation of presentations and analysis for Senior Management and the Group Board
  • Developing a process to monitor performance across the Group to identify areas requiring investigation and further analysis, and communicating issues and conclusions effectively to Group Senior Management
  • Performing ad-hoc financial reviews to assess various aspects of the Group’s performance, including deep-dive reviews into various business segments
  • Providing financial and analytical support for Group level projects to support management decisions
  • Liaising with the UK pricing and reserving teams to develop regular reports on underwriting performance for the Board of one of the Group’s companies, identifying trends and issues where appropriate
  • Providing general support and ad-hoc reviews as required by Group Finance managers and Group Senior Management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Qualified accountant with strong academic background with approx. 5 years PQE experience and strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Commercial outlook is essential, and experience of preparing business plans, producing detailed financial analysis and Board reporting would be beneficial
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with and influence all types of people and all levels of management
  • Self-motivator, proactive and committed in all aspects of the role
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are essential, and proficiency in using other MS Word and PowerPoint

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

Position of : Group Financial Planning and Analysis Senior Accountant, Cardiff

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