Investment Analyst - Surrey

Guildford, Surrey
29 Nov 2016
27 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
A FTSE Listed General Insurance business are seeking an Investments Analyst to join their Finance team. Working directly with the Head of Investments and having Board level exposure, as well as partnering with the wider FP&A, Risk and Actuarial teams; this role will serve as an excellent stepping stone to your wider career.

Primarily responsible for providing support for the Group's investment portfolio and reviewing reporting output that is presented to Board level and the Investment Committee, key accountabilities will include:

* Lead the production of the Group's monthly investment reports
* Supervise and develop junior Data Analyst
* Support the Head of Investments in; effectiveness of Group's Investment Strategy, Performance of external fund manager and queries from Group's Finance and Investment Committees
* Review and analysis of cash flow forecasts
* Provision of short and long term investment performance projections
* Assist in development of financial/investment models and reports to assess the impact of business opportunities/corporate restructures on the current and future financial results and Group strategic plans, on an ad hoc basis

Key requirements:

* Qualified or studying towards an appropriate accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CFA or equivalent)
* Proven experience working within an insurance/investments/financial services environment
* Prior experience in a financial analytical environment
* Excellent communication skills