Job Description

Finance Business Analyst

MacKenzie King are working with a global business to recruit a Finance Business Analyst, based in Ipswich. As Finance Business Analyst you will play a critical role in supporting the delivery of Commercial Lines Targets. With experience in management information, understanding financials and a customer focus, you’ll provide critical analysis and engage directly with business stakeholders to examine financial performance, drive improvements, and evaluate new deal opportunities.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Providing regular reporting packs for key management meetings; your output will be used to inform decisions.
  • Developing and producing new reporting to meet changing business demand improving reporting processes to increase efficiency.
  • Maintain controls to ensure that reporting processes are robust and reliable, taking corrective action to prevent and resolve issues.
  • Engaging with business stakeholders to understand trading dynamics across the business and influence performance using expertise, opinions, and challenge.
  • Representing the Finance function within the business in several branch relationships, identifying risks and opportunities in financial performance.
  • Delivering training on use of management information and understanding of financials to branches.
  • Evaluating new deal opportunities through financial modelling, taking a commercial approach to ensure acceptable returns for the business.

Key skills & Attributes:

  • Studying towards an accountancy qualification and/or have a degree in a finance-related discipline.
  • Strong Excel skills are essential.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in financial services would be an advantage.
  • Ability to use initiative.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a business facing role within a supportive and nurturing business. The benefits package includes flexible working hours, annual bonus, a generous pension and 25 days annual leave.