Finance Manager - Lending, Pricing and Insights

Job Title: Finance Manager - Lending, Pricing and Insights
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wales
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Reference: 50333913/001_1539344796
Contact Name: Lauren Freeman
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 12, 2018 12:46

Job Description

Robert Walters: Lending, Pricing and Insights Manager (Finance Manager)

I am recruiting an exciting opportunity for a Lending, Pricing and Insights Manager based in Bristol on a Permanent basis, for a leading organisation within the Banking sector.

I wanted to see whether you may know of anyone within your network that may be interested in hearing more details regarding this opportunity, Robert Walters does offer an excellent referral rewards scheme.

Please note: Please note that ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualification is essential for this role, as well as experience of setting up management accounts and running through to completion

The salary for this role is: £36,800 to £47,720

Essential Requirements of the Lending, Pricing and Insights Manager (Finance Manager):

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Advanced planning and organisation skills with a flexible approach to work in order to cope with competing demands and meet deadlines
  • Experience within commercial decision support or business partnering role essential
  • Experience in product pricing processes and strategy advantageous
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and Powerpoint
  • Advanced communication & impact skills with the ability to condense complex information into straightforward and transparent message
  • Drive for continuous improvement and focus on delivery of results essential
  • Strong analytical skills essential with proven ability to identify areas of focus which have resulted in business performance improvements

Accountabilities of the Lending, Pricing and Insights Manager (Finance Manager):

  • Primarily responsible for working in the Products Finance team with particular focus on unsecured lending analysis and insight into pricing and product strategy to ensure financial returns are robust and sustainable
  • Handle considerable internal and external stakeholder management, strong financial modelling capability, deep understanding of product profitability drivers and a proactive approach to challenging what we do today to drive improvements in performance and future growth
  • Drive profitable growth for the business and value for our customers by creating and maintaining strong customer and partner advocacy, whilst understanding and communicating current and future drivers of performance. Our goal is to deliver clear, timely and insightful financial information and analysis based on best practice in the business to drive strategic growth
  • Build a collaborative team environment in which we are all open to challenge and where new ideas and approaches are developed and delivered
  • Responsible for managing the Unsecured Lending finance pricing models and analysing commercial implications of pricing strategy and decisions
  • Understand market and economic environment and interpret how they affect current and future business performance
  • Demonstrate strong commercial acumen and understanding of unsecured lending (and other) products and use this to shape and influence the strategic direction of the business
  • Build strong relationships with Product, Risk, Treasury and Channel partners
  • Develop robust analysis and financial models to provide decision support for business case builds
  • Communicate effectively to share insight and understanding