Finance Business Analyst

Job Title: Finance Business Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: £60334 - £82095 per annum
Reference: JN -122020-1560244_1606995384
Contact Name: Richard Latham
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2020 11:36

Job Description

Finance Business Analyst required for leading Brighton employer

ACIB, CFA or ACA qualified candidate

Client Details

A leading Brighton employer is looking to recruit a Finance Business Analyst. You will be expected to provide specialist financial analysis and strategic advice to case teams regulating Defined Benefit and pension schemes and Master Trusts and, through interaction with trustees and employers to ensure agreement of appropriate funding plans, and to protect members' benefits and the Pension Fund through use of the Regulator's funding, clearance and moral hazard powers.


  • Provide business/financial expertise to ensure an appropriate outcome of cases, providing advice to support effective negotiation in disputes concerning pensions liabilities in funding cases and corporate transactions in order to protect members' benefits
  • Review agreed and proposed recovery plans with emphasis on affordability, viability, sustainable growth and cash management and take a leadership role in business negotiation to ensure agreed recovery plans are appropriate
  • Contribute to case teams with specific, technical analysis of corporate activity and provide recommendations to assist trustees' negotiations and the Regulator's clearance decisions, and use of moral hazard powers
  • Educate and mentor case managers and other professional disciplines within the organisation on business assessment and practices including successful and useful interventions and approaches
  • Contribute to the development of the organisation policies and guidance to the industry


  • Experienced corporate banking or accounting advisory professional
  • ACIB, CFA or ACA qualification
  • Track record of engagement with corporate entities and other professional advisors
  • Ability to analyse financial statements in detail
  • Understanding of business valuation techniques and typical corporate capital structures
  • Knowledge of UK defined benefit pensions environment, strategic trends and issues
  • Understanding of insolvency and business recovery
  • Corporate structuring / re-structuring, mergers and acquisitions
  • Forensic accounting & investigative techniques
  • Broad commercial awareness of general economic and sector-specific trends

Job Offer

  • Civil Service Pension arrangements, which are recognised as some of the best in the pensions world
  • discretionary bonus arrangements
  • access to performance related pay progression
  • 25 days annual leave provision
  • flexible working arrangements
  • development opportunities
  • enhanced parental leave arrangements
  • a free employee assistance programme
  • an excellent office location in Brighton.