Interim Head of Finance

Location London
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
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Job ref: J4635
Published: 6 months ago
We are currently working with a world’s leading specialty insurer for an Interim Head of Finance. Working alongside the current Head of Finance, you will lead an appropriate Branch financial reporting and control function with particular attention to financial reporting both technical and non-technical accounts, tax returns and cash flow management including ensuring credit control is actively managed. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to; Financial Reporting and Control (including Tax): • Oversee the tax team managing the various tax returns including IPT while assisting the Financial Reporting and Control team in both for both technical and non-technical matters. • Assist in matters with external auditors. • Understand the results of the branch for regulatory reporting. • Keep up to date with changing Tax and Accounting rules and embed any changes in to the branch. • Assist in Solvency II reporting. Technical Accounting: • Assist the technical accounting team in reviewing processes and scoping out the requirements for bringing the DA Technical Accounting work. • Assist with cleaning up the claim fund reconciliations. • Embed processes for managing binder business reported within Single Risk. Process Improvements: • Where possible identify and implement improvements across the finance team supporting the Change Finance Business partner to offer advice and support. The ideal candidate should have; • An accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.), or equivalent. • Experience managing a team for a general insurance company. • Experience within Tax (IPT). • Solvency II exposure.