Head of Syndicate Finance

Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £120000 to £140000
Contact email: simon@weareedenbrook.com
Job ref: J3551
Published: 21 days ago
Reporting to the Finance Director of a leading London Market Insurer, this role is responsible for leading the onshore and offshore Syndicate Finance team in delivering all financial accounting processes for our syndicates, including being the London point of contact for overseas operations who place business through the syndicate. Heading up a team of 9, this role is a key part of the finance leadership team alongside other functional heads and therefore provides input into the strategy, direction and culture of the department. It is also a primary point of contact with other departments and companies within the wider group and the syndicate auditors for all matters relating to syndicate financial balances, processes and controls. Skills and Experience: • Qualified accountant, with deep experience of Lloyd’s processes, structure and reporting • Strong knowledge of how to interpret and account for inwards and outwards insurance contracts is essential • Experience in dealing with internal broker functions and service companies is beneficial • Experience in FX risk management within the context of a Lloyd’s syndicate highly beneficial • Strong UK GAAP, Lloyds reporting and SII experience or a combination thereof • A proven track record of successful team management