Finance Transformation & Projects Consultant

Location London
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Temp
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Job ref: J4060
Published: 20 days ago
New opportunity working within an at-scale, diversified and high growth specialty MGA, comprising over eight different specialty insurance lines of business, with exceptional rates of top-line growth, seeking an individual skilled in Finance Transformation and Projects. Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities: • Engaging stakeholders across the business to meet organizational goals through effective planning, execution, and on-time/on-budget delivery of ad-hoc projects • Determination of solutions to business problems • Design and support of solutions for new or existing business processes • Application and adoption of change management techniques • Development and evaluation of effective communication, training plans, and other tools. Qualifications & Experience: • Someone who is results oriented, and able to work to tight deadlines to deliver on change management. This is a short-term contract for 3-6 months maximum, so the ability to deliver results will be key, and as such we are looking for someone who has delivered finance change elsewhere • Preferably a qualified accountant who understands financial control, finance processes and systems • Preferably someone who has worked in or understands insurance intermediary businesses, either prior consulting experience within the Big 4, or having worked at insurance organisations • Has experience implementing new finance systems, testing them and embedding them in the business • Has demonstrable experience in driving process improvements in finance – be it month-end processes, reporting schedules, reporting deadlines, etc. • Experience in designing and implementing net working capital and cashflow forecasting models, income and expense budgeting models, etc. would be a plus • Strong excel skills would be highly desirable • Someone who has experience of taking a holistic view of various finance initiatives and also implement solutions to things like intercompany balances, trapped cash and capital, tax structuring, etc. • Someone who takes a structured change management approach and methodology; experienced process development/transformation and/or technology implementation • The ability to diagnose, design, implement, and assess change management strategies and plans in support of overall Organizational Excellence initiatives • Have the ability to conduct readiness assessments, evaluate results, and can present findings to stakeholders • Can provide significant input in the development of communication plans, sponsor roadmaps, stakeholder assessments, training plans, and resistance management plans • Must be able to work collaboratively as part of a team that includes, but not limited to senior management/leadership, accountants, trainee accountants and commercial business analysts