Financial Data Analyst

  • 25/05/2023
  • Permanent

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Location: Cirencester Office (Hybrid working)

Employment Type: Permanent

Are you ready to take your financial analysis skills to the next level? Do you have a passion for crunching numbers and making sense of sophisticated financial data? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are seeking a versatile Financial Data Analyst to join our team. You will use your expertise to analyse financial data, identify trends, and provide insights that will help us make informed business decisions.

At our company, you'll have access to innovative technology and software, as well as a team of skilled professionals who are passionate about what they do. We're looking for someone who is a self-starter, a problem solver, and a critical thinker. You should have a strong understanding of financial analysis, data modelling, and statistical analysis, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

What you'll be doing:

  • Support processes within the business that derive information from financial data
  • Support the development of financial based processes/insights through data analysis and query building, and developing a deep understanding of the products and data systems within SJP
  • Assist with the investigation of unexpected financial results through in-depth data analysis
  • Ensure accurate operation of controls to safeguard the accuracy of financial outputs produced by the financial data team and compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and professional standards.

Who we're looking for:

  • An understanding and experience of SQL and other programming languages (e.g. Python, R etc.)
  • Intermediate computing skills, including Excel and Power BI. Other relevant computing systems are an advantage
  • An understanding of actuarial techniques and concepts would be beneficial
  • Strong data analysis skills, particularly effective with very large datasets
  • An ability to interpret system structure to understand the process and data flow
  • Able to understand regulatory and statutory requirements.

Special Requirements


  • This role would either suit an individual studying for an actuarial qualification/completed an actuarial degree, or someone with a statistical background would be advantageous

Flexible Working

We know that everyone works best in different ways, at different times and in different environments. We value all of our employees and appreciate that everyone is different, and at different stages within their career. Recognising this, we have introduced a hybrid working policy to provide greater flexibility for part-time work, job-sharing, remote working, and flexibility on hours. Our people are encouraged to work in a flexible way that suits their lifestyle, so please ask the question and start a conversation!

Research tells us that applicants (especially those from underrepresented groups) can be put off from applying for a role if they do not meet all the criteria or have been on an extended career-break. If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you tick every box.

Why work for us?


Our Rewards

In addition to an attractive salary and eligibility to participate in the discretionary annual bonus opportunities, you will also receive an excellent benefit package including:

Non-Contributory Pension – 10% (increasing with length of service) with further pension matching 

  • *Meaningful protection benefits with real value, such as 10X life cover, PHI, and critical illness.
  •   Best in class terms and conditions including 6 months paid maternity and paternity leave.
  •   Private Medical and Dental Insurance
  •  28 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays (based on full-time equivalent) with the option to buy and additional up to 5 days
  •  Discretionary bonus scheme dependent on company and personal performance, varied by level

*Not applicable to fixed term contracts (standard uplift applies in lieu of the protection benefits)

Our Culture

Our culture is the glue that binds us together - It’s one of our biggest assets and one of the biggest reasons for our success. It’s underpinned by core values of doing the right thing, being the best version of ourselves and investing in long term relationships.

We want to embrace diverse backgrounds and experiences to connect with clients, solve problems and innovate. We raise our voice on the things that matter to us and drive change from the front. Contributing to our inclusive culture is vital, ensuring a space for everyone to be their authentic self, no compromises.

In all we do, we consider how our work affects the communities in which we belong. Over 96% of our group employees are involved in supporting our communities through financial education, charitable giving and volunteering. Over 80% of all our employees and Partners donate each month to our Charitable Foundation, which is now the 3rd largest corporate charity in UK.

SJP are delighted to have signed The Armed Forces Covenant, and we are active members of LGBT Great, 30% club, The Diversity Project, Disability Confident and more! Find out more:

Our Awards:

We understand it’s important to be proud of the company you work for, that’s why we’re proud to share with you some of our recent awards:

  • Wealth Manager of the Year – Growth Investor Awards 2021
  • Best Wealth Manager – Shares Awards 2021
  • Championing LGBTQ Inclusion - Financial Adviser Diversity in Finance Awards 2020
  • Top 75 Employer - Social Mobility Foundation Employer Index 2021

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