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Assistant Finance Business Partner (Insurance)



Job Title: Assistant Finance Business Partner
Job Type: Full-time, permanent
Location: City of London (hybrid arrangement)
Industry: Insurance

THE ROLE

The purpose of this role is to support the Finance Business Partners in business planning and reporting. This includes production and distribution of annual budgets and long-term forecasts to underwriting divisions, as well as providing financial analysis and opinions to support decision-making in the business.

The expectation is that once they understand processes, the Assistant Finance Business Partner would quickly take on responsibility for partnering their own underwriting division(s).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Business Partnering
*Support Finance Business Partners in understanding YOA Ultimate and GAAP result against Plan / Prior Year
*Ensure that financial results are communicated as required, and that robust numbers flow to actuarial and financial processes
*Work directly with underwriters regularly to produce premium forecasts (monthly / quarterly), with robust explanations and commentary
*Identify key areas for improvement and implement solutions

Business Plan / Forecast
*Assist Finance Business Partners and underwriters with production of annual business plan and Syndicate Business Forecast, including review and challenge
*Assist with production of reports showing historical and planned performance tailored to varied audiences, including the Underwriting Committees, the Board, the CUO, Active Underwriter, Underwriting Heads and Underwriters

General
*Enhance the efficiency and consistency of information throughout the business
*Communicate effectively with both information providers and stakeholders to ensure output meets business demands
*Ad-hoc analysis as required to support the business

REQUIREMENTS

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Essential
*Understanding of general insurance financial information and processes
*Understanding of budgeting and forecasting processes
*Excellent verbal and written reporting skills

Desirable
*Understanding of the Lloyd's insurance market, and its information and processes

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Essential
*Advanced Excel skills
*Intermediate Word and Powerpoint skills

Desirable
*Experience of producing financial forecasts
*Experience of presenting financial management information to varied stakeholders
*Experience of using Anaplan

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
*Exam qualified - ACA/CIMA/ACCA/CA

PERSONAL SKILLS
*Able to deliver results under tight deadlines, showing flexibility when required
*Strong sense of accountability and ownership of the work assigned
*Emphasis on quality of outputs produced
*Self-starter, with the ability to solve problems and find solutions
*"Can do" attitude and willing to take more responsibilities
*Team player
*Analytical and inquisitive mind
*Excellent communication skills at every level of the organisation

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.