Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Finance Business Partner

We are Swinton Insurance. We've been helping people to find insurance for nearly 60 years. And we're far from done. With a fresh focus, a clear vision and some incredible projects on the go, there's never been a better time to join us – and to develop your career with one of the UK's leading digital Insurance Brokers.

This role is within within our FP&A function and the role will be responsible for providing financial support, insight, challenge and partnership to Exco and senior functional leaders to enable them to plan and manage their cost base and ensure delivery of business targets.

Key Accountabilities

- Ownership of budgeting and planning process for functional areas including quarterly outlooks. This will include FTE planning, staff costs and non-staff costs
- Identify risks and opportunities on a regular basis and update the wider finance team
- Ensure financial results are clearly communicated including preparation of monthly cost and FTE reports that are timely and accurate
- Conduct monthly departmental cost reviews to share results and identify emerging risks or opportunities
- Ensure consistent standards in terms of process and reporting quality and work collaboratively across the Finance team
- Prepare variance analysis, understanding key drivers and one-off items
- Work with Controllership team to review month end results and review of journals/accruals

Essential Criteria

- Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills
- Clear thinker with the ability to present simple analysis from complex data
- Ability to work well under pressure and manage to tight deadlines
- Ability to business partner and communicate with non-finance stakeholders effectively
- High degree of integrity and credibility with senior management
- Team player
- Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and follow up
- Excellent Excel skills
- Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)


- Experience of business partnering and cost planning in previous organisations
- Degree qualified

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This means if your application is successful, you'll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit enquiry, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

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