Calculations & Finance Assurance Analyst

Job reference RA1466 - Grade E

Job summary

Competitive Salary & Benefits package, including 27 days’ holiday, pension, healthcare
Permanent, full-time

ReAssure are looking to recruit an Analyst within the Calculation and Finance Assurance Team.  This vacancy represents an opportunity within an ever changing environment where you will discover your potential to perform and grow.

Originally founded in 1963, ReAssure is a life and pensions company which buys and administers closed books of business from other companies. Built on a 2000-strong team with a wide range of skills and experience, there’s one constant running through the ReAssure business – ‘Change’. Join us and you’ll have opportunity to drive our growth and progress through your own success.

You will be responsible for testing changes made to policy calculations and finance functionality, and providing assurance that product requirements are met before changes are implemented in the live environment.

Testing performed by the Calculation and Finance Assurance Team encompasses terminations, regular policy charges, finance and projections.

You will be working in a busy change environment and will play a crucial role in testing calculation manual tools and will take the lead on small change projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Review requirement documentation and calculation specifications.
  • Build calculation test plans and select appropriate test policies.
  • Train to become a subject matter expert in Life and Pension policy calculations.
  • Execute tests using manual calculation tools and take the lead on small change projects.
  • Analyse and interrogate results against requirements.
  • Work with appropriate Analysts and Developers to determine the root cause of any errors.
  • Raise defects and follow these through to successful resolution.
  • Ensure all testing meets appropriate documentation standards.
  • Support Analysts by running work-plans and cycling test environments for projects involving ALPHA changes.
  • Support Analysts by coordinating updates for management dashboards.

Key skills/experience required

  • Advanced MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Solid mathematical aptitude.
  • Ability to work and make effective decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to think analytically and be a creative problem solver.
  • Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information.
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in well-structured messages.
  • Ability to learn how to write SQL queries using PL/SQL and Q&E.

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Job category/type
Operations and Change/Permanent

Location
Telford

Date posted
07/02/2019

Application closing date
21/02/2019