Senior Underwriting & Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Wimbledon
  • Competitive
  • Full Time
  • June 3, 2023
Senior Underwriting & Commercial Finance Analyst

Senior Underwriting & Commercial Finance Analyst

Location: Hybrid – with visits to our office in Wimbledon as and when required

Salary: Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent, full time

We have an exciting opportunity for an Senior Underwriting & Commercial Finance Analyst to join our Underwriting team here at Domestic & General. Reporting into one of the Underwriting Managers, you will play a vital role in maximising profitability, exceeding internal budgets for our warranty business across several major global accounts.

As a Senior Underwriting Analyst, you will forecast and manage the profitability of new and existing lines of warranty business across corporate and consumer products. Your involvement will have a direct impact on the profitable growth of our organisation as you work across a diverse array of business sectors. Operating within a fast growing and dynamic business, the role contributes directly to the profitable growth of the organisation.

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:

  • Managing a portfolio of warranty products and accounts
  • Setting viable pricing and commission structures for new and existing warranty business
  • Ensuring the pricing, commercial arrangements and product design of warranty business delivers against cost and target margins, through accurate costing and modelling
  • Producing long-term financial forecasts and cash flows, including investment appraisal analysis
  • Assessing and advising on warranty product risk
  • Presenting commercial propositions to senior management and external clients
  • Liaising with all commercial areas of the D&G business to deliver profitable warranty products
  • Applying appropriate regulatory requirements including GDPR
  • Developing and delivering creative solutions to complex warranty design problems

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Graduated with a numerical degree level
  • Strong analytical problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast and agile environment
  • Proactive work ethic and commercial acumen
  • Excellent numeracy and excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Capable of using a large data set analysis
  • Knowledge of financial & commercial modelling as well as budgeting and forecasting
  • Confidence in building relationships with different level stakeholders across the business
  • Some experience using SQL would be ideal but not essential
  • Experience with Extended Warranty Products is beneficial however not essential

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
  • 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
  • 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

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