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Job Title: Analyst, Finance Business Partnering
Job Code: 1135830

Skill Band: Finance
Location: United Kingdom - London

Type: FTC
Date Posted: 3 Jun 2019
Analyst, Finance Business Partnering (18month FTC)
One Lime Street,
About Us
All roles within Lloyd's have an integral part to play in setting the market up for success and shaping the Future at Lloyds. Lloyd's is a brand that is globally admired and recognised and respected for its reputation as the world's specialist centre for (re)insurance. Lloyd's will be known around the world for its integrity and will be a place where talented, diverse and socially responsible employees feel proud to work. This role will practice and promote the principles of inclusiveness and respect the value of diversity. Group Finance is at the heart of the Corporation and has financial oversight for the UK and 35 offices across the world. This includes Financial management, annual reports, operations, controls, decision support, planning, budgets and forecasts.
The Role
Finance Business partnering are a trusted and well-connected team at the heart of the Corporation. They work closely with the Corporation's most senior leaders to provide strategic insight and analysis to challenge our teams and drive better decision making.
What Will You Do?
  • Collectively Finance Business partnering are responsible for the financial planning, budgeting and forecasting process of Corporation spend and headcount planning across 35 offices. This includes the translation of financial technical information into relevant business insight for the Lloyds Executive team and their direct reports.
  • This role is a member of the Financial Planning & Analysis centre of excellence who are responsible for producing financial reporting and insight for the business partners and the areas they support.
  • Support the monthly preparation of Financial MI to track progress of the Corporation's strategic objectives against KPI's, budgets and forecasts.
  • Support the production of ad-hoc financial and commercial decision-making papers for review by ExCo and the SLT. This will include the quarterly operating review packs which provide business insight and informed challenge that is relevant to each ExCo function and the CEO.
  • Working with the finance business partners to support reviews focused on cost reduction, revenue enhancement and efficiency opportunities while promoting collaboration between business functions and all areas of Group Finance.
  • Anaplan FP&A model is owned by this team. This role will competently use Anaplan and contribute to ongoing development to enhance information reliability, accuracy and insight for the Corporation.
  • Lead 'small change, big difference' projects to continuously improve processes and activities that include: evaluation of systems and processes to enhance information reliability, accuracy, interrogation and insight for the Corporation.
  • Act with integrity to protect the assets of the Society and ensure compliance with financial regulations
What You'll Need
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to interact confidently with business contacts/stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse complex data sets
  • Ability to produce clear analysis with close attention to detail
  • Review & evaluation skills
  • Ability to work closely with peers, being a strong team player
  • Accountancy: Reporting and Financial & Planning analysis
  • Knowledge of best practice accountancy & governance principles
  • Knowledge of best practice financial planning & analysis to support the business partners
  • Knowledge of relevant legal & regulatory requirements both UK and International
  • Knowledge of accounting standards as applicable to financial services and insurance organisations.
  • Part - Qualified accountant with a progressive record of success in working within a fast moving, forward thinking, and dynamic organisation.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of a commercial business and have worked within an international, complex business.
  • Possess strong analytical/planning skills with some experience in accounting/control background.
  • Experience in a finance function within a large reputable organisation;
  • Credible and able to build relationships with other team members.
  • Strong intellect as well as ability to communicate at all levels, drive change and work cross functionally.
  • A strong focus on delivery and the ability to both plan and implement the outcomes.
  • Very high level of initiative and self-motivation but also able to follow the agreed way of working.
  • Technically capable, with the ability to fit within a fast moving, demanding, complex and constantly evolving business.
  • Likely to be emotionally resilient, energetic, positive/can do, with the drive and ambition to success.
  • Passionate, hard-working and with a real eye for detail, must enjoy working a hands-on environment with a small, tight-knit team.
  • Worked in a world-class, well-run organisation so they have a vision as well as practical experience for how an effective 'world-class' organisation works and communicates
As the successful candidate, you can expect to be rewarded with a competitive salary, an enviable range of benefits.
To apply, please visit www.lloyds.com
We are committed to flexible working, therefore if you would like to consider this as a part-time opportunity, please email recruitment@lloyds.com
At Lloyd's we believe that innovation comes from having an inclusive culture of equality and diversity. We use ClearTalents to discover how we might help you feel welcomed, supported and able to do as well as you can when applying to work for us, including identifying any reasonable adjustments that we may need to make. Should you feel that you require reasonable adjustments during your application process we request that you please follow this link to create a ClearTalents user profile:

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