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Finance Support Analyst

QBE Insurance
Leeds, United Kingdom
Posted 4 days ago Hybrid Permanent Competitive
Lindsey
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Lindsey Waters
Talent Acquisition Business Partner

At QBE, we don’t just provide insurance – we make a positive difference in people’s lives. We’re committed to helping people and businesses protect themselves from risk, so they can focus on what they do best. We do this by being the most consistent and innovative risk partner for our customers, and a key part of the communities where we operate. 

Join our diverse and enthusiastic Finance team in our fast-growing Leeds hub, and become part of a close-knit community of professionals across Finance, Claims, HR and IT. Build your skills and knowledge, make friends and discover opportunities to help you grow in your career, while being empowered to work flexibly and find the right balance so you can realise your full potential. 

The opportunity   

Due to exciting expansion at our Leeds offices, we are looking for a Finance Support Analyst to join us. You will manage the administration, design and development of financial and actuarial systems within QBE European Operations, including ongoing improvement of the underlying processes and procedures  

Your new role  

In this varied role, you will contribute to the development of solutions to changing requirements placed on the finance and actuarial function to ensure the successful delivery of business objectives.   

Your primary responsibilities will include:   

  • Support and maintain existing financial and actuarial systems to ensure they continue to fulfil the business requirements  
  • Maintain effective communication and liaison to ensure financial and actuarial systems issues and change are properly understood within Finance Department.  
  • Produce reports on a regular basis and ad hoc to deliver accurate information according to the respective deadlines. 
  • Liaise with Financial and actuarial teams to ensure new finance system releases are evaluated as to appropriateness and implemented within timescales. 
  • Work within a team to ensure the overall output and quality of the service provided by the team is to an appropriate high standard.
  • Motivate and develop colleagues within the team to ensure the required standards of performance, and support the continuing personal and professional development of all team members  

Your story so far  

  • In order to thrive in the role of a Finance Support Analyst here at QBE, we would expect you to have working experience in most of the following areas:   
  • Excellent systems knowledge especially Oracle and Microsoft office skills. 
  • Formal accounting qualification (CA, ACCA, ACMA); actuarial qualifications, Bachelor's Degree (hons) in mathematics, computer science or financial related degree. 
  • Broad awareness of systems development lifecycle. 
  • Project management skills to plan, motivate and achieve required deadlines. 
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills including excellent defect diagnosis skills.
  • Ability to contribute to the development of financial and actuarial systems including TM1, ResQ and custom built SQL systems.
  • Appreciation of the importance of IT solutions for the finance department.
  • Knowledge of the general ledger and reserving cycles, procedures and best practice.
  • Working knowledge of the insurance business  

Why QBE? At My Best   

At QBE, we want our people to feel rewarded and inspired to perform at their best, that’s why we have created “At My Best”. It’s our connection, our way of showing we have your back. We understand that one size doesn’t fit all and that priorities can change depending on your life stage. That is why our blend of wellbeing initiatives and benefits offer flexibility to suit what matters most to you. It’s in the culture of our business, our QBE DNA, to support our people. Everything we do is underpinned by our QBE DNA - because we know it’s not just what we do that matters, it’s how we do it that makes the difference.  In addition to this, we also offer flexible parental leave for both parents and have several employee network groups that support and empower our diverse workforce.  

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job, we have adopted flexible working across the company and welcome this conversation.   

Inclusion of Diversity  

We are striving to create a workplace culture where all our people feel included, and we are committed to building a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we operate in.  

We know that diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision making, improves the quality of our delivery and helps us to meet the needs of our customers.    

We welcome applications from all; including individuals who identify as female, all ethnic backgrounds, and physical and mental abilities.   

About QBE  

QBE helps businesses build resilience through risk management and insurance.  

QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world’s leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor’s A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE’s gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2021 was US$18.5 billion.  

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium and large customer base.  

To find out more about why you should work for QBE, visit our careers website. 

What next?  

If you have a passion to contribute to QBE’s vision of enabling a more resilient future for our customers and the community, we encourage you to APPLY NOW! Simply click the “apply” button to submit your CV and other relevant documents, and a member of our friendly Talent Acquisition team will be in contact to discuss your interest further if you meet the requirements of the role.   

Please make the Talent Acquisition team aware should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process. 

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

Job ID  292162
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