Head of Technical Reporting

Recruiter
Prudential
Location
Stirling
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role Title: Head of Technical Reporting Management Level: Manages others Reports To: Director of Finance Reporting Location: Stirling Travel Requirement: Fortnightly to London Recruiter: Stephen Fox Closing Date: Sunday 19^th November 2017 Working with Prudential as an Head of Technical Reporting means becoming part of a brand with a global reputation and an exciting vision: to be the leader in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals. If you're inspired to join us, and if you have the necessary qualities, then this could be the opportunity you've been looking for. At Prudential we're absolutely focused on getting the best outcomes for customers. Ours is one of the most profitable and trusted names in life and pensions, and we lead the market in a number of pension products. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Head of Technical Reporting. This role will provide support the Director of Finance Reporting and his/her direct reports in delivering timely, accurate and well informed financial results. The role holder will provide deep technical expertise and guidance on the application of accounting and actuarial principles as they relate to all aspects of financial reporting, new developments and improvements. The role holder will provide technical support to BAU as well as projects throughout the business impacting on financial reporting. Experience: Significant experience of delivering advanced financial findings and results to an audience with varying degrees of sophistication by breaking down complex information and challenging others to appropriately limit technical jargon Significant experience disseminating complex information to internal and external stakeholders (including regulators and rating agencies) in an effective way Significant experience of making decisions based on the financial information provided and seeking additional information where required Significant experience of using knowledge of the external environment to shape thinking internally Significant experience of financial reporting and leveraging expertise to monitor adherence and highlight areas for improvement Significant experience of working across departments and functions to deliver results Experience of leading technical teams often delivering under pressure and/or to tight timescales Experience of providing support to complex, diverse, ambiguous and high value programmes / projects Knowledge: Detailed understanding of the regulatory environment and Solvency II and IFRS developments and their impact on the results that are produced Detailed knowledge of financial services regulatory and legislatory frameworks Detailed knowledge of life and pensions products, markets and competitors Detailed knowledge of trends, best practice and developments within the industry Expert level knowledge of the financial dynamics of the business and how key factors influence the various financial measures Deep technical expertise in reporting and disclosure Understanding of complex financial instruments Professional qualifications: Qualified Actuary or Accountant At Prudential we work hard to create an environment that enables everyone to flourish and we actively encourage diversity across the business. People who work at Prudential agree that ours is a great place to work with a brilliant team spirit. It's also an innovative, high-performing commercial environment that's totally focused on customers. As a Prudential colleague you'll get all the support you'd expect, including full training and professional development. You'll receive a competitive salary and reward package. And in a fast-changing world, you'll join an organisation that's leading the way in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals. .