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Business Analyst

  • Location: Croydon
  • Salary: £Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Andy Yiannakou
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07956 097787
  • Job Ref: SF56226

Our highly successful and growing financial services client, are looking to recruit a Business Analyst to join their motivated finance team based in Croydon.
Reporting into the CEO and as part of the Senior Finance and IT team this role is intended to be fluid depending on the peaks and troughs which occur in the business.

Main responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:
·Production and consolidation of individual office and group management accounts.
·Management reporting and financial analysis.
·Monthly processing of subsidiary bordereau (written, claims, and payment).
·Provide regular and ad-hoc reporting on the performance of the group from an underwriting perspective.
·Improvement and streamlining of group reporting procedures.
·Continuous development of internal control processes - process design and implementation to enable automation.
·Support group strategic initiatives.
·Ad-hoc projects as required, including supporting the year end process for financial reporting.
·Support the team in various regular tasks (month ends, budgeting, forecasting, analysis, report writing, etc).
·Analysis and resolution of queries from insurers.

Essential Skills & Knowledge:
·Strong written and spoken communication skills to enable communication at all levels.
·Strong analytical, research and reporting skills.
·Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint (Advanced Excel - nested vlookups, data manipulation, pivot tables, etc).

·Audit experience.
·Experience of group finance functions in mid-to-large size financial services firms.
·Experience of managing multiple stakeholders.
·Qualified member of recognised accountancy body.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience
·Experience of working in a decentralised team, particularly with international team members.
·Educated to a minimum of degree level (2:1 classification and above).
·Experience of implementation of control procedures.
The role would suit someone commercially savvy, bright, energetic and positive with a can do' attitude and a focus on getting things done.

You are looking to join a fast growing, forward thinking and ambitious organisation and become an intrinsic part of the next step in their development, apply now to find out more with Andy Yiannakou at Select Recruitment Specialists.