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Job Description:
Syndicate Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Analyst

Reporting to: Head of FP&A

The Role

We are looking for an FP&A Analyst with experience of working in the Insurance industry to join our growing finance team. Supporting the Syndicate FP&A Manager, you will work on our three Hiscox syndicates and will liaise with all of the Hiscox Business units and with Lloyd's itself, collating, analysing, interpreting and reporting on syndicate data.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collection of data, creation and submission of Syndicate YoA business plans and all associated documentation to Lloyd's and ensure alignment to business unit plans where possible and/or documentation of drivers of divergence
  • Help create the Syndicate calendar year plans based on plans developed in individual business units
  • Develop and deliver regular performance analysis and commentary (working closely with the Syndicate finance team and local BU finance teams)
  • Help create the performance and planning "story" for each syndicate in monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports to both internal (HSL management team and HSL Board) and external (Lloyds, 3 rd party names) audiences
  • Help with the relationship with Lloyd's Business Performance including developing and telling the financial performance story, pre-empting queries and concerns that might arise
  • Engagement between Hiscox underwriting and Lloyd's oversight functions
  • Assist in the London Market business planning and forecasting process including creation of the plan, communicating with the business- both London Market and Group, loading of budgets to Oracle and playing back numbers to the London Market business unit

Person Specification:

  • Degree level, part qualified accountant
  • Experience working in and knowledge of the non-life insurance market, business model and distribution channels is required
  • Lloyd's experience preferable
  • Experience in forecasting, planning, analysis and management accounting
  • Good technical aptitude with curiosity and desire to learn new tools and skills
  • Independent structured thinker, with critical analytical skills
  • Experience of developing insight through data analytics tools and models
  • Strong Excel skills

Preferential / Advantageous

  • Lloyd's SBF planning process
  • Knowledge of Cognos suite of tools
  • Knowledge of Oracle EPBCS and use in an FP&A environment
  • Experience with Data Visualisation Packages such as Tableau would be desirable
  • Experience documenting processes and broader process improvement capabilities
  • Familiarity with SQL Server Management Studio and Microsoft SQL Server

Diversity and flexible working at Hiscox

At Hiscox we care about our people. We hire the best people for the job and we're committed to diversity and creating a truly inclusive culture, which we believe drives success. We also understand that working life doesn't always have to be 'nine to five' and we support flexible working wherever we can. No promises, but please chat to our resourcing team about the flexibility we could offer for this role.

If you would like to know more about the role, or you are having any difficulties with the application process please send your CV and the four-digit job ref number to
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