Senior Finance Analyst

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We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security; and that’s thanks to the talented and dedicated people who work with us.

From Administration to Purchasing and Legal, as well as Group Real Estate, Taxation, IT and much more besides – Shared Services support our businesses across the UK and abroad. We enable our business units to do what they do best while we deliver core services and processes that have a real impact on our company-wide efficiency, profitability and strategic growth.

If you have excellent office skills and enjoy working as part of a team, then we would be interested to hear from you.

Job Duties:

The team ensure the delivery of accurate and timely expense allocation figures throughout all L&G UK businesses. The team achieves this by running the allocation model within a strong process and control framework, ensuring appropriate audit trails and reconciliations to all input data; alongside the management of allocation rules and proactive business partnering to ensure the allocation methodology is appropriate for reporting needs.

The Senior Finance Analyst will deliver the MER and allocated expenses using the expense and allocation model. They will assist with continual development and evolution of this system whilst acting as an expert in relation to expense and allocation reporting queries.

Allocated Expenses – Reporting & Development. Run the allocation process to meet business demands within agreed timescales.

Contribute to the evolution of the allocation model and implementation of model changes and process improvements to meet business quality and timing requirements.

Expense and Allocation Model – Advocacy & Development Be an advocate of the system, develop both the user community and the platform to advise and challenge the user community to harness the platform for maximum efficiency and productivity.

Contribute to the proactive evolution of the allocation model; and the implementation of model changes / process improvements to meet quality and timing requirements for each forecasting cycle.

Forecasting & Planning. Assist with the timetabling of the expense Plan and Forecast processes. Provide MI that promotes any process / system improvements and a culture of transparency on allocated costs.

Business Partnering & Teamwork – Work collaboratively with the business partners to strengthen business partnering links. Work collaboratively within the team to manage multiple priorities and ensure delivery targets are met.

Skills Required:

ACCA / CIMA finalist / newly qualified

A degree is desirable but not essential if comparable experience in an analytical finance role can be demonstrated.

Intermediate / Advanced Excel

A good understanding of process integrity and task dependency in complex processes sufficient to propose design options, audit, test and understand the constraints of complex spreadsheet and database models

Strong desktop skills – particularly Excel – with the ability to gather data from a number of complex systems, ensuring accuracy and completeness.

Strong finance system skills – particularly on Oracle ledger systems and MI reporting tools – with the ability to integrate and assess data for validity and onward reporting

Good understanding of expense allocation methodologies and their applications in meeting business requirements.

Good written and verbal communication

Ability to interpret numerical data and understand business metrics in the context of allocated expenses.


Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 22 days’ (with potential to rise to 26 days) holiday, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products, your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

ID #3847 Location London Industry Finance Type Full Time Role Senior Finance Analyst Career Level Senior Presence Remote

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