Business Finance Analyst

Phoenix Group

Flexible working is a core part of our employee offering and it's advertised as standard on all our job adverts, including being open to part-time (e.g. 4 day week @ 80% salary)

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Wythall + 2 more, UK ⚠️

Job Type:  12 month Fixed Term Contract

Location: This role could be based in either our Wythall, Edinburgh or Telford offices with time spent working in the office and at home.

Flexible working: All of our roles are open to part-time, job-share and other types of flexibility. We will discuss what is important to you and balancing this with business requirements during the recruitment process.

Closing Date: 20th June 2024

Salary and Benefits:  Up to £38,000 plus 8% bonus up to 16%, private medical cover, 38 days annual leave, excellent pension, 12x salary life assurance, career breaks, income protection, 3x volunteering days and much more

We have an incredible opportunity to join us here at Phoenix Group as a Business Finance Analyst to join our Finance Data, Systems & Change Team.

Who are we?

We want to be the best place that any of our 7,800 colleagues have ever worked.

We’re the UK’s largest long-term savings and retirement business. We offer a range of products across our market-leading brands, Standard Life, SunLife, Phoenix Life and ReAssure. Around 1 in 5 people in the UK has a pension with us. We’re a FTSE 100 organisation that is tackling key issues such as transitioning our portfolio to net zero by 2050, and we’re not done yet.

The role

You’ll join our Finance Data, Systems & Change Team, primarily supporting a number of ongoing projects for a 12 month. You'll provide professional finance analysis & support services by completing specific and regular finance processes, ensuring the organisation meets its regulatory, reputational and commercial requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the on-going delivery of robust operational finance architecture processes and controls
  • Ensure the delivery of financial processes and controls comply with existing analytical functions to support the production of financial reports.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant procedures and processes and maintain evidence/audit trail as required.
  • Support Corporate Projects, providing business insight and integrating process changes into BAU operational model.
  • Ensure new modules and access within comply with existing operation of user security controls across finance applications
  • Ensure best use of resource and skill development by working flexibly across the range of tasks performed across a multi-site team
  • Work closely with stakeholders across the organisation
  • Identify and propose continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Work as part of a multi-site team, participating in both project and team meetings and contributing to function activities and deliverables.

What are we looking for?

You’ll be a confident communicator with the ability to build and manage relationships, be highly organised and have an eye for detail. You’ll have experience using Finance applications such as General Ledger and experienced with the understanding, handling, transformation and translation of data – ideally in a Finance environment.

Any exposure to projects (especially change projects) or user acceptance testing is desirable. As is a good understanding of Excel.

We want to hire the whole version of you.

We are committed to ensuring that everyone feels accepted and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If your experience looks different from what we’ve advertised and you believe that you can bring value to the role, we’d love to hear from you.

 If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, please let us know so we can help you to be at your best.

Find out more about #LifeAtPhoenix




The UK's largest long-term savings and retirement business.

Working Week

Flexible working is a core part of our employee offering and it's advertised as standard on all our job adverts, including being open to part-time (e.g. 4 day week @ 80% salary)

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 38 days annual leave including bank holidays, with the option to buy 5 additional days.

  • 38 days PTO
  • 52 unpaid Fridays
  • 90 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid work with options to work from various UK offices.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Transparent Salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 7.9k across 19 departments:

  • business development
  • finance
  • consulting
  • operations
  • human resources
  • information technology
  • engineering
  • media and commmunication
  • accounting
  • data science
  • support
  • +8 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Communication
  • Detail oriented
  • Finance applications
  • Data handling
  • Excel
  • User acceptance testing

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