Closing date: 01 October 18
Working pattern: Fixed Term
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Location: Wythall, South Birmingham
Working pattern: 9 month fixed term contract
Looking for a role within Financial Services where you can take responsibility for operating key IT processes, testing new system developments, and suggesting improvements to our financial reporting tools?
Do you have an excellent eye for detail, enjoy using your initiative, always take pride in your work, and want to work alongside a friendly and professional team?
If so, why not come and join our Actuarial Reporting team as a Production Administrator?
The role will involve the controlled running of quarterly valuations to support regulatory requirements, and providing financial metrics to other teams within the department to help inform key business decisions.
This role will involve plenty of scope for suggesting improvements and ways of streamlining our procedures, as we continue to work towards accelerating our reporting timescales. Alongside "business as usual" activity, you will also support User Acceptance Testing of any changes to our actuarial modelling and reporting systems.
What we're looking for:
Ideally with a genuine all-round appreciation of practical IT applications, you should be a strong and confident communicator who can demonstrate flawless attention to detail, and the ability to effectively manage both your time and workflow. You will need to be able to adapt quickly to new and evolving processes, to adopt a flexible mind-set when novel situations arise, and to have a strong, team-focused work ethic.
Previous experience within Financial Services is not essential, but general interest and knowledge of the industry would certainly be an advantage. As you’ll be working within a role that involves tight deadlines and a robust audit framework, you will need to demonstrate your ability to deliver work to a high standard and an understanding of working within a well-controlled environment. The role may require some flexible working hours during our peak reporting periods.
We place a strong emphasis on our core values of teamwork, ownership, continuous improvement and personal development. If these values ring true with you, then we’d love to hear from you!
We value our employees highly and have been Britain’s Top Employer for the last six years and are a member of the FTSE 250 index. We put people first in everything we do and are always looking for new professionals to join our talented team. Our amazing facilities at Wythall offer free lunches at our onsite restaurant, nature trail walk, putting green, free car parking, subsidised onsite sport facilities including gym, football & cricket pitches, tennis courts, excellent rewards schemes….we could go on! We're proud of what we do, and we've recently gained recognition for our distinctive business model.
Flexible working at Phoenix is: "A lifestyle that fuses your personal and professional life." We believe in a culture of flexibility, depending on the role we may be able to offer working arrangements that suit your needs. In today's world of work/life challenges we recognise getting this right is important to our employees and the success of our business.
Examples of this may include but are not exclusive to the following:
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At Phoenix, we’ve built a hugely successful, well respected and rapidly developing business by putting our people first. Because we believe attracting, developing, motivating and inspiring exceptional people benefits our customers, our shareholders and ultimately, our performance.
So, join us and you can look forward to challenging and rewarding work, alongside highly skilled, expert colleagues. And, whether you’re based at Wythall near Birmingham, or our London office near St Paul’s Cathedral, or Basingstoke, you can expect excellent career development opportunities, outstanding rewards and benefits, and an unrivalled working environment.Read more
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“There are various excellent events organised by the company throughout the year for staff and family. People are very friendly.”
“Good range of work arising from company acquisitions and projects.”
"The fact we have access to the Senior Management team and are listened to, and have our views taken into account is a massive plus for me."
“A very busy and fast paced environment with great staff and management team. Everyone is respectful of people. A good level of socialising, I didn't feel left out even though I was a temp.”
“The working environment at Wythall is outstanding! Excellent restaurant for lunches followed by a walk to the onsite gym, tennis courts, football pitches or exercise classes.”
“The team are some of the hardest working people I have met.”
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"My role was very demanding and diverse."