AD - Financial Analysis & Control

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BGL Group

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BGL Group, home of IDO (Insurance Distribution & Outsourcing)


We are currently looking for an ambitious and resilient finance leader to have an immediate impact on growth and development of our IDO Division. Your mission as the Associate Director for Finance Analysis & Control, will be to safeguard the health of the business by ensuring it fully understands its performance in the context of its operational and strategic goals.


To do this it is important to proactively recommend additional areas of profitability through insight and challenge tactical and strategic decisions. In addition to this it is important that we have effective and efficient financial controls embedded into the team and this will also be a key focus within this position.


Finally, people are important! As a leader you will being managing 2 direct reports and a team of 15 Accountants and Analysts, with the view of spotting development opportunities and succession planning. Working with the wider IDO Finance Team, Group Finance, Key Business Units and Board Reporting are also important areas of accountability.


What will it take to be successful as the Associate Director for Finance Analysis & Control?

  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA Qualified Accountant with significant PQE and history of senior management

  • Previously held senior role within Financial Control and FP&A, preferably at Group level

  • Experience in the delivery of an MI reporting system is preferable

  • Effective leadership skills and ability to galvanise the broader IDO Finance Teams

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, able to engage with both financial and non-financial stakeholders

  • Strong influencing skills to ensure that the best decisions are taken

  • Resilient and robust, being able to handle a heavy workload with strict timescales/deadlines

  • Curious, inquisitive and proactive


Why choose us?

Our IDO (Insurance, Distribution and Outsourcing) Division is a leading insurance distributor of household financial services for multiple brands, through our affinity business Junction and our own consumer brands, Budget Insurance & Dial Direct.


As digital operators in the insurance product offering and customer service spaces, our customers are at the heart of everything we do and are ultimately the driving force behind our focus on innovation. Our teams are encouraged to collaborate, challenge and trial new things – shaping your own career according to your interests and ability to spot opportunities for our customers.


We're focused on delivering the best outcomes for our customers.


We grow because we are…

  • AMBITIOUS - We’re obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability

  • CREATIVE - We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learning's

  • AUTHENTIC - We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it

  • UNITED - We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win together

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