Brook Street

Commercial Reporting Analyst - 9 Months

Recruiter
Brook Street
Location
Croydon, Surrey, England
Salary
£22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
13 Sep 2018
Closes
11 Oct 2018
Ref
LSB/750980
Contact
Selina
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Commercial Reporting Analyst (maternity cover/secondment)
Location: UK-Surrey-Croydon

Overview:
Objectives of the Role

This role is ideal for a candidate that is looking for a very commercial role with exposure to different areas of the Allianz Partners UK business. The role will mainly be focused on supporting the Sales, Operations and Underwriting departments by producing a wide variety of commercial reports for internal and external use.

The role will support business decision-makers by providing insightful reporting using the Allianz Partners reporting tools (Polaris Report Builder, Polaris Cube),along with data analysis techniques and self-initiative.

The successful candidate will be expected to understand the underlying commercial activities of the business lines for which you are reporting and strive to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and presentation of all information provided to internal and external stakeholders.

Due to the varied commercial nature of the role, the ability to build excellent partnering relationships with a wide range of areas within the business is essential.

Attention to detail is essential

The position is within the Commercial Reporting team and reports directly to the Commercial Reporting Team Leader. Being part of this team facilitates commercial knowledge-sharing and data control and also requires close working relationships with Sales, Underwriting, Operations, and Finance teams as well as the Ireland BU where required

Hours

Thirty-five hours per week. However, due to the nature of this role hours may vary in line with the needs of the business.

Responsibilities:
Main Duties

Sales and Operational Performance Reporting/Analysis
" Provide accurate, value-added, operational and financial reporting as well as general commercial information to both internal and external customers.
" Undertake project work which will involve liaising with departments throughout the business including: Sales, Operations, Underwriting and Finance
" Perform accurate forensic analysis and reconciliation of data on an ad hoc project basis when required
" To provide scheme and product profitability reporting and to work with the Underwriting, Sales and Operation teams to investigate and identify the reasons for business performance
" Ensure that MI is valid, accurate and appropriate
Pricing Support
" To provide data analysis for pricing of insurance and service products to support the Underwriting teams to maintain a level of overall profitability for the company
" Identifying and analysing data trends of the Service and Insurance companies
" Report preparation includes: regular MI with commentaries, quarterly Group reporting and ad hoc reports when required
" Working with the Commercial Reporting data analysts and IT team to ensure the integrity of data between financial systems and data warehouse systems

Qualifications:
Evidence of experience within the following essential areas

Education, Training & Qualification
" Educated to Degree standard with strong numerical major subjects, and good academics.
Specialist Skills & Knowledge
" Strong Excel skills
" Excellent organisational, planning and prioritising skills, managing the workload to ensure that all deadlines are met
" Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across the business and to engage colleagues across the company to secure support, participation and input to achieve the required outcomes
" Excellent written and verbal communication skills
" Strong numeracy skils with the ability to interpret data and draw conclusion from data supplied
" Excellent analytical skills, high attention to detail and ability to recognise potential issues with processes and controls
Aptitude
" Flexible and adaptable to changing situations whilst delivering a high quality of work
" Able to work well with people across different levels within the orga