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Head of Finance

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £130000 - £150000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: June 6 2018

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.

Responsibilities

-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