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Financial Analyst (Hybrid Working)

Job Description

Financial Analyst
VANRATH are pleased to be recruiting for a Financial Analyst for one of the largest property and liability insurance companies in the US. With 2,400 employees in Northern Ireland alone, my client is currently undergoing a tremendous period of growth. With a 4-day working week, combined with hybrid working, my client has the best to offer when it comes to work life balance.

The Benefits
A generous renumeration package is on offer:

  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • 4day week
  • Dental and healthcare
  • Pension package
  • Gym memberships

The Role
As a Financial Analyst you will collaborate with others, helping all other teams in the finance function reach their common goals. You will assist the senior leadership to provide financial analysis and consult on expense management matters.

  • Support the internal management reporting and analysis activities by preparing analysis, compiling reports, and assisting in updating presentations in support of team deliverables
  • Help build storyline for financial updates
  • Work collaboratively within team and with suppliers of plan and data manipulation
  • Able to work with large amounts of data and able to ensure the accuracy of the results
  • Provide accurate, timely reports with financial insight to assist business partners to improve performance
  • Clearly articulate point-of-view, and analyse problems with assistance of management
  • Understand monthly timeline with goal to meet or exceed deliverables; communicate challenges and roadblocks to deliverable timing with the rest of the team to determine potential work-arounds
  • Participate on special projects and analyses as requested by management
  • Prepare and maintain on-going documentation with regard to analytical concepts/methodologies and associated process controls
  • Drive conversations to understand implications of current trends
  • Ensure credibility and reputation of high quality (accurate, timely, relevant) financial measurement, reporting and planning

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a degree in a finance or a related subject or hold a non-finance related degree with a postgraduate finance or accountancy qualification.

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • A degree classification in Finance, or related discipline, OR
  • A degree in a non-finance related discipline but supported with a post-graduate qualification within a finance or accountancy related discipline, OR
  • At least 2 years' experience in a Finance role; AND
  • Applicants must be willing and eligible to travel to the USA;
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and the ability to analyse, manipulate, and interpret large amounts of data;
  • General understanding of financial and accounting concepts.

Desirable criteria

  • Strong work ethic, including ability to follow-up, focus on details and take initiative
  • Analytical skills to compile information
  • Oral and written communication skills in order to work effectively across the organisation
  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment
  • Time management and organisation skills with a proven ability to multi-task
  • Working knowledge of Power Point and Word

For further information on this role, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please contact Hannah MacLaren in the strictest confidence on 02890 330250 or apply via the link on this page