Domestic & General (D&G)
Location: Flexible working with visits to our office in Wimbledon as and when required.
About the role:
We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced analyst to join our Underwriting and Commercial Finance team as a Senior Underwriting and Commercial Finance Analyst. Reporting into one of the Underwriting & Commercial Finance Managers you will gain excellent exposure to the work the team does from the outset.
Our Underwriting and Commercial Finance team are responsible for ensuring that the global business is profitable, taking ownership of and monitoring individual accounts looking for pricing and cost improvements. They are involved in most things that go through the business, at one stage or other, and this brings plenty of opportunities to the team with varying scopes. This role would be great for someone who wants to take on responsibility, has a thorough way of working and wants to learn from and help grow those around them.
As a Senior Underwriting & Commercial Finance Analyst you will be responsible for:
Managing a portfolio of warranty products and client accounts.
Ensuring the pricing, commercial arrangements and product design of warranty business delivers against cost and target margins, through accurate costing and modelling.
Analysing financial and performance data to understand issues and propose solutions to optimise performance.
Producing long-term financial forecasts and cash flows, including investment appraisal analysis.
Presenting commercial propositions to senior management and external clients.
Liaising with all commercial areas of the D&G business to deliver profitable warranty products.
Assessing and advising on warranty product risk.
Applying appropriate regulatory requirements including GDPR.
Developing and delivering creative solutions to complex warranty design problems.
Able to solve complex warranty, system, and operational problems.
What we’re looking for:
To be successful in this role, you will have:
Adept problem-solving skills
Strong numeracy and mental arithmetic
Excellent interpersonal skills
Proactive work ethic and commercial acumen.
Confidence in liaising with stakeholders, across different levels.
Strong communication skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ideally some experience in budgeting and forecasting, however not essential.
Experience using the following packages: MS Package, Flyspeed or other SQL. Cognos and/or AS400 is beneficial but not essential
In return, we offer:
Competitive salary and discretionary bonus
Flexible working, offering a hybrid way of working
25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
Attractive company pension scheme
Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym memberships, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers
Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer, which means we treat people fairly. We view all applications equally, regardless of gender, colour, ethnic background, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. We also have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks.