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Finance
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66778 Requisition #
We are looking to bring a new recruit into our Finance team, based either in Manchester as that's where the majority of the Finance team are currently located, or in one of our other locations (Woking/London/Birmingham/Wakefield) sitting in the heart of the business operations. 

Job Purpose:  

 

·          To be part of the finance team responsible for maintaining the integrity of the company’s financial transactions and records, to include: monthly management reporting, revenue analysis and expense management

·         Support the Finance Business Partner in providing accurate and timely financial analysis and reporting including monthly results, annual budgets & forecasts and year-on-year

·         Ensure reports are produced to the required standard on time

 
Key Accountabilities and Deliverables

  • Support Finance Business Partner in delivery of Financial reporting requirements to the business

  • Assist the FBP and business in setting, monitoring and achieving goals through robust financial analysis

  • Preparation of reports for Senior management

  • Standardisation and development of internal management reporting

  • Work with MI team to shape and deliver MI to internal stakeholders

  • Assistance with month end close

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly forecasts and annual budgets

  • Own data submissions in to Finance system

  • Assess current processes and procedures and consider how these can be improved upon

  • Work with Operations and assist in the subsequent implementation of proposed process changes

  • Provide accurate and timely information to management in respect of both monthly reporting and on an ad hoc basis

  • Assistance on business integrations

  • Working with other areas of finance, specifically Glasgow accounting function, the wider business and corporate services to ensure business goals are achieved

  • Participation and contribution to any other finance initiatives and projects as required

  • Any ad hoc projects as required

 

Plus any additional duties and responsibilities that may reasonably be expected to be undertaken in accordance with the role.

 
Qualifications

Essential:
  • Good standard of general education including Maths and English
  • Part Qualified AAT, CIMA, ACCA or Qualified by experience
  • Strong financial knowledge and understanding of accounting transactions
 
Desirable:
  • Previous insurance experience
  • Commercially astute
  • Hands on approach, able to “roll sleeves up and get on with it”
  • Ability to explain financials to non-finance colleagues
Technical Knowledge and Understanding

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel and general IT skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience

  • Experience within a similar role
  • Financial or management accounts experience
  • Numerate and understands the importance of accuracy and honesty
  • Excellent organisation skills and good at working under pressure and to deadlines
Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customised solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.
 
Our employing entity, Arthur J. Gallagher Services (UK) Limited, is proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation.  Gallagher is committed to diversity of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender or gender identity, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnicity, colour, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion/ belief, age and those with caring responsibilities.


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