Financial Controller

Harrison Holgate
City of London, London
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to an internal promotion, an excellent opportunity has become available with an established Lloyd's Syndicate for someone to join them as the new Financial Controller working directly alongside the Finance Director.

Sitting above a team of 8 with 3 direct reports, the successful applicant will manage the production and quality of all management / financial reporting, maintain an effective and secure control environment within the Company and ensure ongoing training & development of team.

This is a key role with emphasis on adding value to the strategic decision making process of the Company, ensuring the ongoing review and development of financial systems, procedures and controls, managing the motivation, development and performance of the team, deputising for the Finance Director when required and sitting on the Finance Committee, Reserving Committee and Business Practice Group.

Applicants must be qualified accountants with at least 5+ years' experience operating at a senior level within an Insurance finance function (ideally Lloyd's but this is not essential), possess a strong technical accounting background (UK GAAP & IFRS), excellent people management skills and have a real passion for creating efficiencies through automation, process improvement and implementing new systems.