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FP&A Analyst

Churchill Court, Bromley, BR1 1DP
Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term)
Full time
Ref:R-10040
The role

Covid-19

We’re actively looking for people to join our teams, and we’re committed in protecting your health and wellbeing during every step of our recruitment process. If you’re successful in securing a role with us you’ll find we’ll be doing things a little bit differently! This may mean you’ll initially join our team working from home. During this time we’ll work with you to make sure you have the tools and equipment you need and that you feel part of our outstanding DLG team!

About Us

Direct Line Group is one of the top tier motor, home and small business insurers in the UK and home to some of the nation’s best-known brands: Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG. Our mission is to make insurance easier and better value for customers.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our Finance Business Partnering Team as a Process Engineer, on a 12 months Fixed Term Contract basis.

Please note: this position offers home working, however you will need to be present at our head office in Bromley 1 day a week.

The Role:

You will be responsible for developing and improving forecasting processes and reports using TM1 and Excel, building advanced IFRS and Solvency II (SII) balance sheets and cash flow models to support FP&A.

Responsible for month end processes including journals and insight packs, as well as completion of the annual budget processes.

What you will be doing:

Supporting the Group’s FP&A Team by simplifying and automating the creation of IFRS and SII forecasts (P&L, balance sheet and cashflow) for the Group and its subsidiaries.

Developing and implementing new forecasting processes using TM1 to leverage automation and shorten completion time. This will include data input routines, calculation engines and the visualisation of outputs.

Building advanced balance sheet models and entity reports to support multi year SII capital forecasts.

Responsible for improving month end and budgeting processes in the COO area, including improvements to management information packs and advanced excel modelling to automate production.

Lead a project to standardise and simplify processes and reports across all Finance Expense Business Partner teams.

Accountable for month end close processes for DLG’s Technology Services and Information Security business units, ensuring timely and effective financial performance reporting and insight can be used to manage operating expenses, headcount and spend with third parties.

Deliver professional advice and expertise to the Information Security Leadership team and other partners on financial issues across the cost base, assisting with their budgets and re-forecasting

What we are looking for:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA

  • Proven understanding of Capital Models

  • FP&A/Business Partner experience preferred

  • Experience of delivering operational improvement projects in FP&A functions