Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Reference: BBBH610_1552930530
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 18, 2019 17:35

Job Description

Our client is a market leading re-insurance company aiming to deliver more affordable insurance for householders and commercial builds in area of high flood risk. As a market leader in flood re-insurance they provide a lower excess premium to areas of flood risk or flood damaged property across the UK. The company has recently frozen its premiums and has seen a large increase in cover purchases and turnover. As the company grow they are planning to offer a similar model into European countries. With the company being certified by both the Prudential Regulatory Authority and Financial Conduct Authority, they are looking for a commercially astute Head of Finance with experience in an FCA regulated environment in either the insurance or financial services industry and experience of a high growth environment.


  • Sign off of monthly management accounts, financial performance and KPIs
  • Monthly variance analysis to plan
  • Control of FX hedging, forwards and options
  • Review and upgrade of company internal controls, process and systems
  • Preparation of board pack for quarterly meetings
  • Assessment of tax positions, group payroll and pension funding

Desired Skills

  • ACA/ACCA qualified with minimum 5+ years PQE
  • Experience in the insurance or financial services industry
  • Management of finance team
  • Experience in a FCA regulated environment