Global Information Analyst - Statistics & Analytics

  • Wilmington plc
  • London E1 8QS, UK
  • 17/07/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Company Outline:

Job Role: Global Information Analyst - Statistics & Analytics

Location: London, E1
Salary: Competitive

Why do we want you?

We want you because you are a Statistical Analyst who specialises in Financial Analysis and you are looking for a role with a difference. If you're used to interpreting insurance related financial statements and you have a wider understanding of insurance related information, such as economic data, demographic data and political events and you're looking for a new challenge this could be just your thing.

You will become a Subject Matter Expert responsible for analysing insurance financial data, such as company profit and loss results, balance sheets, underwriting statements and using your outstanding insurance industry knowledge to help us continue to grow our fantastic company.

A bit about us

Axco is the leading supplier of global insurance market information with over 50 years’ experience in researching and publishing industry intelligence on insurance and employee benefits.
Our specialist teams secure local insurance and employee benefits market information on a worldwide basis to ensure that Axco reports contain the most up-to-date, reliable and accurate industry information available.Main Purpose of Role:In this job role, you will focus your SME skills on the delivery of client projects (ongoing and ad-hoc) whilst also ensuring our statistical databases for over 180 countries are kept accurate and up to date.
You will be contributing directly to our data strategy – ensuring that the data is used efficiently, managed like an asset and delivered to our clients both as a product and service.
You'll be preparing statistical documents covering life and non-life insurance data for over 180 countries so you'll need to be comfortable in dealing with large sets of data and the use of BI tools (e.g. PowerBI), data visualisation and SQL will definitely be advantageous.
In this job role you will have the opportunity to be a true SME and go to person within the team meaning we will also ask you to participate in client meetings and demonstrations within your area of expertise.

If you have experience in analysing insurance financial data, such as company profit and loss results, balance sheets, underwriting statements, have exceptional Insurance industry knowledge, fantastic numeracy skills and attention to detail and you are looking for a role which will allow you to put your knowledge to good use, why not apply and our Talent Acquisition Team will get in touch.


Skills and Experience Required:

We always support colleagues to develop their skills but to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to tick most of these boxes...

We know it’s not a skill, but the successful candidate must have permission to work in the role’s location by the start of their employment.

You will also need the following;

  • Experience in interpreting insurance financial statements, understanding of insurance financial information, such as financial statements, company accounts, and other sector data. Understanding of wider insurance business information, such as economic data, demographic data, political events etc.
  • Experience in analysing insurance financial data, such as company profit and loss results, balance sheets, underwriting statements, using industry knowledge
  • Excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • A degree in Actuarial Science or similar would be preferable
  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Comfortable in dealing with large sets of data
  • Knowledge of BI tools (e.g. PowerBI), data visualisation and SQL is advantageous
  • Ability to work accurately and methodically
  • Internally motivated, able to work proficiently both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong and clear communication skills with both internal team members, colleagues and clients
  • Ability to learn quickly and work well under pressure

Both Axco and the Statistics and Analytics team are a small team and we are looking for an analsyt with the following attributes who will be able to thrive within this exciting yet challenging environment.

  • Self starter, team player, client centric
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organised / Detail orientated
  • High level of professionalism and willingness to demonstrate flexibility

Before you go....:

Thanks for reading our job advert. We’ve tried to bring to life what it’s like working as part of Wilmington plc but we do so much that it’s tough to distil into a single page. We also recognise that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job unless they think they match every requirement. Don’t let that hold you back. If you are excited about the role and think you can do much of what we have described but aren’t sure if you are quite who we’re looking for… give it a try. Nothing ventured nothing gained!

Come join us!

We offer a great benefits package which includes standard things like performance related bonus, pension with life assurance etc., but also Wilmington Choices which allows you to tailor your benefits package with offerings like holiday purchase, discount vouchers, heavily subsidised gym membership, cycle to work schemes and dining cards.

We offer variety, development and an opportunity to be part of a committed group of colleagues. We operate an open environment where you’ll be encouraged to make an impact. At Wilmington, our collaborative approach means your great ideas will be welcomed and your great work recognised.

We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies


“We are committed to equality, equality of opportunity and valuing diversity”

The Legal Bit!

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

  • Please note that this role may remain advertised until an offer of employment has been made.