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Senior Pricing Analyst - Permanent - £40,000
Principal Purpose of Role:
• To support the Senior Managers to achieve key strategic objectives by providing risk pricing recommendations, information and insight based on market leading analytical and modelling work.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

Performance Focus
• Maintain and develop best practice pricing models and price optimisation techniques
• Ensure that rate adequacy is maintained by monitoring/reporting actual vs expected experience
• Identify and utilise both internal and external data within the pricing models
• Analyse, evaluate and assess new rating factors and develop pricing structures incorporating these
• Maintain an expert level of general technical knowledge of General Insurance products, and a working knowledge of market developments and market trends in products that sell
• Maintain an expert knowledge of the pricing and analysis tools available. i.e. Excel, Radar, Emblem, Classifier and SAS
• Automate, streamline and document pricing process, to make them as efficient as possible
• Perform future planning and forecasting
• Apply predictive modelling expertise to a wide range of business problems beyond pricing
• Actively manage pricing projects incorporating some, or all, of the above
• Focus on innovation across all pricing processes from idea generation through to implementation
• Understand the team’s key objectives and support all activity focused on delivering those key objectives
• Attend meetings where you represent the department
• Undertake other duties over and above those listed in the job description, appropriate to the individual’s skills and experience.
• If you are working towards professional qualifications, make reasonable progress towards completion.

People Focus
• Build, develop and maintain a team of up to two analysts with the skills and experience necessary to deliver the agreed strategy and objectives and respond to the changing demands of the business.
• Ensure all members of the team have, and are evaluated against, stretching objectives which contribute to the achievement of company objectives.
• Ensure all members of the team are provided with regular and constructive feedback on their performance and behaviours.

Values Focus
• Assist in tasks that ensure our customers are treated in accordance with the principals of Treating Customers Fairly (TCF).
• Act in accordance with the Company’s values with both internal and external customers to facilitate continued and improved company reputation and success.
• Communicate information with internal customers in a responsible, effective and timely manner, for example deliver all analysis/reports in a clear and concise format
• Work co-operatively with colleagues to adopt a professional, friendly culture
• You will provide assistance to other teams as and when required and ensure that each customer is dealt with appropriately to satisfy our customer’s needs.

Governance Focus
• Ensure all relevant activities are carried out in compliance with all relevant regulatory and legal requirements and company policies.
• Ensure all relevant activities are carried out in compliance with all relevant regulatory and legal requirements and company policies.
• Remain vigilant to the potential opportunities for financial crime, fraud and money laundering and take actions appropriate to mitigate their likelihood and impact
• Be alert to potential regulatory and business risks within the Department.
• Contribute to ensuring work is produced in line with regulations and professional standards by diligently conducting peer reviews of colleagues work.

Person Specification

• Qualification at degree level in appropriate subject

• Strong numerical and analytical skills, and good problem solving skills
• Highly numerate (gained by experience or/and qualification)
• An understanding of General insurance underwriting principles, and some pricing experience
• An understanding, and experience of, statistical and mathematical techniques applicable in general insurance pricing, risk selection and analysis
• And/or: a background in data science with particular experience in machine learning, statistical analysis and predictive modelling on large datasets using, for example, R, Python, SAS, SQL etc
• Display attention to detail and accuracy
• Self motivated and ability to work under pressure both in isolation and with other business areas
• Good communication & interpersonal skills
• Ability to manage and prioritise given workload with business objectives for a small team
• Some experience of mentoring junior analysts
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Payroll Supervisor - Permanent - Halifax
Payroll Coordinator/Assistant to Partners

Our client is a Chartered Accounts and are looking for an expert in Payroll.

You will be responsible for:

·HMRC control/disputes and any other problems the payroll team may come up against

·Expert knowledge of Pension Auto renewals

·Overseeing and coordinating a small team of payroll processing staff members

·Assisting partners with highly sensitive practice administrator tasks

·Attending meetings and producing reports

·Implementing new procedures/improving systems where required

·Experience of CIS is essential

·QTAC experience is desired but not essential

·May be asked to attend the occasional visit

£28,000 depending on experience
Full time


8.45am – 5.00pm
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