Performance, Insights & Efficiency Analyst

Guernsey, Guernsey
Permanent - Full Time
RBS International
Job category
Finance Partnering - Finance

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This role is based in Guernsey and as such all normal working days must be carried out in Guernsey.

Join us as a Performance, Insights & Efficiency Analyst

  • Joining us in RBS International Finance, we’ll look to you to provide support and guidance to improve financial returns and operational efficiency
  • You'll be providing financial insight and decision support through providing commercial and financial MI, ensuring compliance with the bank's governance framework
  • This challenging and rewarding role offers significant exposure and the opportunity to raise your profile across the bank

What you'll do

As a Performance, Insights & Efficiency Analyst, you’ll be helping to provide timely, reliable and insightful financial support that will drive senior and executive financial and commercial discussion. You’ll be working with business intelligence teams to provide information to all areas of RBS International Finance, including an appropriate level of analytics and interpretation to enable informed decision making, as well as commercial insight to provide a detailed understanding of financial performance.

As well as this, you'll be delivering reporting such as financials, hierarchy, budgeting and forecasting and providing commentary explaining data movements and the outlook for future periods.

Day-to-day, you’ll be:

  • Reviewing and interpreting financial results, identifying any patterns and trends in the communication of key messages and insights
  • Reviewing and challenging divisional business results to provide insightful, consolidated communications and presentations for executive management
  • Liaising with divisional business partner and MI teams, proactively identifying financial performance issues and escalating to senior management where necessary
  • Providing financial analysis and support to executive management, to facilitate the review of business performance and identify strategic action plans to address performance gaps
  • Ensuring consistency in design, approach and principles to reporting and optimisation of the existing reporting processes, and creating and maintaining process documentation
  • Developing and maintaining professional effective relationships with customers, stakeholders and employees at all levels

The skills you'll need

We're looking for a recently qualified or partly qualified accountant, with good post-qualification experience. Along with financial management skills and techniques to be able to deal with complex business situations efficiently, you'll need experience of preparing financial analysis.

You'll also demonstrate:

  • A background of working to tight deadlines and managing key finance deliverables
  • Excellent numeric and analytical skills
  • An understanding of, and the ability to identify key business and financial performance issues
  • Good computer literacy with a high level of PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills, with the ability to clearly articulate issues to executive management