Finance Manager - Business Partner

Recruiter
Aviva
Location
Glasgow
Salary
From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted
11 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an excellent opportunity for a Finance Business Partner to join our GI Claims team located on the Island Site in Norwich.

Life of our Customers (both internal and external) is full of unexpected twists and turns, but for every situation, our Finance Business Partners are on hand to support our business. Joining our Business Partnering Team you’ll have a vital role to play. Here, every one of our people is a great communicator (talker and listener), investigator, pragmatist, influencer and decision maker.

Our professionals provide financial support and robust challenge in equal measures to the Claims function. This will involve providing financial guidance, insight, challenge and reporting on financial performance, on a regular basis.

This means engaging with this core area of our business right through the organisation from call centre to board room.

You will work with the Senior Finance Business partner responsible for the Claims function, co-piloting them thorough the difficult decisions they have to make, and taking corrective action where necessary.

With your strong work ethic and even stronger customer focus, you'll put yourself in our businesses’ and customer's shoes driving our results forward.

Are you someone who:

  • Enjoys a challenge where no two days are the same.
  • Likes to engage directly with our Claims business areas.
  • Enjoys negotiating and making / supporting decisions based on facts, as well as challenging the status quo.
  • Is quick to adjust your work priorities to meet changing demands
  • Is collaborative with colleagues
If you answer yes to all of these, we would love to meet you.

Skills & Experience required

  • Excellent communication both written and oral and possesses good questioning skills
  • Good commercial understanding of the insurance business.
  • Strong financial understanding of insurance P&L account and reporting measures.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Prioritisation and problem solving skills
  • Good Excel skills
  • Proactive supplier/customer and stakeholder management
  • Experience of influencing senior management
  • Highly numerate with relevant qualification (ACA, ACCA ,CIMA or Actuarial qualification) and / or relevant experience
What will you get for this role?

  • Salary of £30,000 - £50, 000 depending on skills, experience and qualifications
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme
  • Annual performance related bonus and pay review
  • Minimum holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days
  • Up to 30% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family
  • Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme
Additional Information

Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we’ll support you to do the best work of your life. We encourage applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty.

One of Aviva’s core values is Care More, and this is brought to life through the flexible ways we like to work. This may include working from home some of the time, or flexible work schedules to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies.

We prefer all applications to be submitted online, however if you require an alternative method of applying please contact us directly

As a disability confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability, (As defined in the The Equality Act 2010) whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. (By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential). Please apply through the website. and then notify us that you meet the conditions for the guaranteed interview scheme.