Head of Finance - Global Insurer - circa £90,000 plus benefits

IPS Group
London, South East England
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Finance opportunity within a global multi-faceted insurance business.

The role will report directly to a global head and will take responsibility for overseeing a specific subsidiary P&L and income statements, strategic planning and control activities, expense budget.

Main accountabilities will include:

Support the global head in all finance related activities and in particular in the strategic planning and control function

Provide financial validation of the quarterly and annual income and P&L statements

Coordinate and validate all management reporting information for Head Office, including but not limited to quarterly business reviews, expenses surveys and specific projects, liaising with each corresponding internal stakeholder as appropriate

Establish and maintain a suitable methodology and internal model for the groups quarterly forecast, annual and 3yr rolling business plan, engaging all internal stakeholders as required

Establish and maintain a suitable methodology and internal model for the group's expenses & investment budget

Liaise with HO Risk Management for all required risk based financial indicators, capital and solvency calculations

Manage group monthly expense report and monitor compliance with annual pro-rata expenses budget

Act as the primary contact at group with the UK business Finance, Accounting and Treasury functions

Act as the primary contact with head office for all finance related matters

Be responsible for all credit control and premium allocation activities pertaining to the group's portfolio, ensuring consistency between booked premiums and claims and corresponding treasury position

Provide coordination and overseeing of global business financial activities, in close cooperation

With global CFO

Establish a small team of high performing finance professionals for group HO in London, with working dependencies in overseas.

The successful individual will be a qualified accountant with at least 10 years PQE (gained within the insurance industry), leading and developing senior finance functions, must have working knowledge of IFRS, GAAP standards, Solvency I, II principles. For more information please call Mark Brady alternatively