FP&A Manager

  • Wimbledon
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • January 30, 2023
FP&A Manager

FP&A Manager

Location: Flexible working with visits to our office in Wimbledon as and when required

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent, full time 35 hours per week

We have an exciting opportunity for an FP&A Manager to join our Group Finance team here at Domestic & General. Reporting into the Head of FP&A you will lead the planning and consolidation of the group financial forecasts, covering P&L, balance sheets and cash flows as well as the annual five-year planning cycle and subsequent reforecasts throughout the year.

As an FP&A Manager you will be responsible for managing the group budget timetable alongside creating budget presentations for our Exco and Board to review and sign-off. You will also communicate planning assumptions to be used within forecasts whilst working with Finance and Commercial Stakeholders to understand and explain the drivers and variances. In addition, you will also develop the group risks and opportunities tracker as well as working alongside the financial controller and treasury teams to develop cashflow reporting and short-term forecasts

Domestic & General is a company with an ambitious future. We are expanding our horizons and entering new markets and we need your expertise to help make it happen. We are an international company who works with some of the worlds most respected and well-known brands of domestic appliances and electronic consumer goods. These opportunities don’t come around often, so this really is a position not to be missed.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Line management of FP&A Analyst
  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders inputting into the Group forecast to deliver budgets on time and with clear understanding of all drivers and variances
  • Ownership of all relevant forecasting inputs, producing consistent and accurate financial outputs driven by efficient models
  • Maintain an effective and collaborative relationship with Finance and Commercial teams ensuring that all risks and opportunities are well understood
  • Continually assess the quality and efficiency of all FP&A processes and outputs, identifying and delivering improvements
  • Production of all Group forecast materials to enable Exco and Board to review and sign-off plans
  • Responsible for the maintenance of a “one truth” set of financial data, working closely with the FP&A systems manager.

Skills and experience required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Previous experience of FP&A in a complex, fast paced environment
  • Numerate degree or professional accounting qualification/ part qualified / relevant experience.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a complex business environment and collaboratively across functions, recognising and utilising the expertise across the business to drive value
  • Confident in holding self and others to account
  • Commercial acumen
  • Superior level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and exude the appropriate level of judgment and maturity
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision
  • A critical strategic thinker with strong analytical and problem solving skills

Desirable:

  • Ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders across all levels and fully understand the challenges of the function being supported
  • Good knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  • Taking ownership to making sufficient day to day accounting decisions, solve accounting issues and problems and recommend solutions

We offer lots of great benefits! Some of which include:

  • Competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • OnHand – Giving you the opportunity to be an Eco & Social volunteer via a handy app. Volunteer individually or in groups to get involved in Youth Mentoring, Food Poverty, Homelessness & Elderly help.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes criminal record checks.

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International Finance Business Partner

  • Wimbledon
  • Full Time
  • January 30, 2023
International Finance Business Partner

The International Finance Business Partner role is designed specifically to provide finance support and advice in relation to our recently launched and growing United States market entry.

There is a significant focus on developing internal reporting and cost control tools to provide insight and understanding to the senior leadership team responsible for the US performance.

The Business Partner will be expected to liaise with the wider finance team, underwriters and business support functions to obtain an understanding of the business to enable informed decision making.

The role will also cover the management of the UK-based International team expense budgets and ongoing cost control.

Responsibilities:

  • US market cost control and internal reporting, including the following areas:
    • Staff costs analysis.
    • Technology related capex and opex costs, including internal staff capitalisation, third-party licence costs and maintenance spend.
    • Contact centre cost analysis.
    • Travel authorisation and reporting.
    • Legal and professional fees reporting.
    • General cost allocations.
  • Liaison with the outsourced finance partner, including providing cost allocation and accrual feedback, plus other adjustments.
  • Continuous process improvement including documentation of processes and controls as the US business continues to grow.
  • Management of the budget and reforecasting for the US business and the UK-based International team.
  • Assisting with other forecasting, variance analysis and cost saving monitoring within the International team.
  • Year-end internal and external reporting, plus audit assistance.
  • Other ad-hoc tasks, projects and support as required.

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Group Accountant (6 Month FTC)

  • Wimbledon
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • January 30, 2023
Group Accountant (6 Month FTC)

Group Accountant (6 month FTC)

Location: Hybrid – commuting to our head office in Wimbledon as and when required

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: 6 month FTC

We have an exciting opportunity for a Group Accountant to join our Group Finance team here at Domestic & General. Reporting into the Head of Group Reporting and Investor Relations, you will help and assist the finance team with our company year end. The post holder will have a broad group accounting role. The company is undergoing a transition to a new general ledger (Workday) and therefore knowledge of Workday is preferred.

We operate a model of ‘everyday flexibility’ which empowers our employees to choose whether to work from the office, from home or in a hybrid way. There will be times when we all need to get together in person, but we will make sure that it is in a meaningful way and has a defined purpose.

Domestic & General is a company with an ambitious future. We are expanding our horizons and entering new markets and we need your expertise to help make it happen. We are an international company who works with some of the worlds most respected and well-known brands of domestic appliances and electronic consumer goods. These opportunities don’t come around often, so this really is a position not to be missed.

Key role responsibilities:

Internal reporting

  • Supporting with the monthly Group reporting including delivery of timely, accurate financial information
  • Supporting with the monthly Group results analysis to our PE owners and the Group CFO, clearly documenting and articulating drivers for variances to budget, key accounting judgements, and opportunities/risks to the budget for the year

External reporting

  • Production of the Group Annual Report & Accounts including project management of the Strategic Report
  • Production of subsidiary statutory accounts
  • Support with the production of technical papers for key judgement areas

Other

  • Building strong relationships with key stakeholders including the external audit team and across the business
  • Ensuring appropriate financial controls and processes are in place to ensure accurate and timely production of financial information

Assist with ad hoc finance projects and provide support to Head of Group Reporting and Investor Relations

Skills and experience required:

  • Engaging and capable of delivering clear objectives
  • Qualified ACA accountant
  • Knowledge of workings with IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Production of simple statutory accounts
  • Strong understanding of robust processes and effective controls
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively at all levels of the business including Senior Management
  • Clear written and oral communication skills
  • Confident, a self-starter, with the ability to operate in a dynamic environment both individually and as a team
  • Able to demonstrate good attention to detail, good judgment showing logical decision making
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Desirable:

  • Previous background in Insurance accounting
  • Experience of working in regulated environment, including Solvency, strategic report preparation and project management.

We offer lots of great benefits! Some of which include:

  • Competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • OnHand – Giving you the opportunity to be an Eco & Social volunteer via a handy app. Volunteer individually or in groups to get involved in Youth Mentoring, Food Poverty, Homelessness & Elderly help.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes criminal record checks.

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MI Business Analyst

  • Nationwide
  • Full Time
  • January 30, 2023
MI Business Analyst

Location: Flexible working with visits to our offices in Wimbledon or Nottingham.

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full time (35 hours per week)

We are excited to announce that we are on the lookout for an MI Business Analyst to join our Group MI team here at Domestic and General. As a MI Business Analyst, you will work closely with The Group MI team to produce the reporting throughout the business, to our clients and up to board level to aid business decision making and to understand performance & trends.

Reporting to the Group Head of MI, the MI Business Analyst is responsible for defining reporting & system requirements for reporting required as prioritised by the business, working closely with the MI team, business stakeholders & Tech & Change teams, to articulate requirements into logical, practical & functional documentation

About the role:

As an MI Business Analyst you will work on the projects and programmes that will consist of:

  • Aid & improve the design and implementation of a governance framework within the MI team to enable efficiency, transparency and solid stakeholder relationships.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationship with MI Dev team, Lead Business Analyst, and Scrum Master.
  • Work closely with IT colleagues & the business to define end to end reporting requirements.
  • To undertake business & systems analysis & facilitate the development and delivery of effective reporting.
  • Provide analysis skills which may include any or all of the following; qualitative & quantitative analysis, formulating initiatives, defining requirements, process design/improvement, test support and BAU transition.

About You:

This role will suit an individual that is looking for a challenging role that will have a high impact at the heart of business matters.

In addition, you will have:

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Industry recognised BA qualifications (e.g. BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis) Degree or Equivalent however this is not essential
  • Strong collaboration skills demonstrating the ability to work harmoniously with all disciplines in serving our business customers
  • Advocate of Change
  • Well-developed analytical thinking & problem-solving skills.
  • Practical Skills of Systems Thinking
  • Good business analysis techniques, including analysis documentation & diagrams
  • Ability to use Agile and Waterfall development methodologies
  • Knowledge of KPI’s/KRI’s, OKR’s, dashboards and scorecards
  • Experienced in working with reporting systems relating to migration or transformation

In addition to the above, you’ll also be used to working in a fast paced, agile team environment, who can deliver against tight and changing deadlines and priorities. You’ll be an effective team player with working knowledge of contact centre, data management, KPI’s and dashboards.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a high performing team whilst playing a crucial role within our MI function. You’ll be encouraged to stretch and challenge yourself within a dynamic environment whilst being innovative and look for new ways of working.

In return, we offer:

  • Competitive salary and discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • OnHand – Giving you the opportunity to be an Eco & Social volunteer via a handy app. Volunteer individually or in groups to get involved in Youth Mentoring, Food Poverty, Homelessness & Elderly help.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and mobile packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer, which means we treat people fairly. We view all applications equally, regardless of gender, colour, ethnic background, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. We also have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks.

The Company

For over a hundred years, Domestic & General have been a trusted provider of aftercare for millions of domestic appliances. Today, we’re the UK’s leading provider of appliance breakdown protection, developing products and services to meet your needs.

We provide protection, maintenance and support for a broad range of domestic products and consumer electronics, ranging from televisions to washing machines to boilers.

We look after 23.9 million products and, through our expert service network, we repair or replace 2.9 million appliances every year*.

It’s our mission to keep your world running by delivering a service that never lets you down.

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MI Developer

  • Wimbledon
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • January 30, 2023
MI Developer

Location: Flexible working with visits to our offices in Wimbledon or Nottingham.

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Between the hours of 7am – 8pm, Monday – Sunday, 35hrs per week

We are excited to announce that we are on the lookout for an MI Developer to join our Group MI team here at Domestic and General. As an MI Developer, you will work closely with The Group MI team to deliver a modern MI service, which will be used by key stakeholders to help aid decision makings.

D+G is transforming into a technology-powered product business serving customers around the world. Our products and services rely heavily on compelling digital experiences for our B2B and B2C clients and customers.

About the role:

As an MI Developer you will work on the projects and programmes that will consist of:

  • Delivering an MI pipeline that provisions intelligence for all business users and applications (including operational and insight)
  • Develop, support and maintain Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) processes using MS Azure services, including SQL, Logic Apps and Data Factory to allow the business data to be standardised, in one location, and create “a single version of the truth”.
  • Working within the team to rationalise and redevelop our existing reporting suite as we move our data platform and reporting to Azure
  • Support BAU analysists with reporting suites ensuring these are delivered with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness
  • Work with colleagues within Group MI to support and repair legacy MI when issues are raised
  • Working with Operational Partners to unlock value from data
  • Deliver MI solutions to agreed scope within agreed timelines
  • Work within MI Development framework to define, design, build, test and deliver MI solutions with Stakeholder engagement and sign off at each stage
  • Keeping abreast of developments and trends in data and reporting technology
  • Continuously review current MI to ensure utilisation and rationalise/redesign where required

About You:

This role will suit an individual that is looking for a challenging role that will have a high impact at the heart of business matters.

In addition, you will have:

  • Experience using data security best practices
  • Familiar with data protection, data fidelity as well as data integrity techniques and regulation
  • Ability to work in rapid sprints with short deployment lifecycles
  • Adaptable to report writing
  • Working with business stakeholders to build and deliver modern MI
  • Knowledgeable with working with Data Engineers, Power BI, Cognos, DevOps and other engineers in a dynamic environment to promote and implement the Cloud Data Platform across D+G
  • Awareness of Agile methods and techniques
  • PPF qualifications
  • Ability to quickly explore, examine and understand complex problems and how these relate to the customer’s business

In addition to the above, you’ll also be used to working in a fast paced, agile team environment, who can deliver against tight and changing deadlines and priorities. You’ll be an effective team player with working knowledge of contact centre, data management, KPI’s and dashboards.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a high performing team whilst playing a crucial role within our MI function. You’ll be encouraged to stretch and challenge yourself within a dynamic environment whilst being innovative and look for new ways of working.

In return, we offer:

  • Competitive salary and discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services:
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • OnHand – Giving you the opportunity to be an Eco & Social volunteer via a handy app. Volunteer individually or in groups to get involved in Youth Mentoring, Food Poverty, Homelessness & Elderly help.
  • Emplyee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and mobile packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer, which means we treat people fairly. We view all applications equally, regardless of gender, colour, ethnic background, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. We also have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal record checks.

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