Deputy Financial Controller

Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £80000 to £95000
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Job ref: J3607
Published: 11 days ago
A new challenging opportunity has been created with a leading Legacy Reinsurer as a Deputy Financial Controller, to support the Group Financial Controller in a dynamic, acquisition driven environment. This individual will support the production of internal and external reporting as well as a range of special projects, including general ledger replacement. The role requires strong leadership and management abilities in relation to multiple internal and external stakeholders. Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities: • Be a delegate for the Group FC in key management meetings. • Role model and promote a culture of inclusivity, collaboration, accountability, innovation and high performance • Oversee component reporting across various locations. Manage the group reporting instructions on a monthly and quarterly basis • Support with finance value creation proposition such as improving the Group’s finance IT landscape and process and governance, including documentation, over BAU • Production of accounting memos for new deals • Preparation of UK statutory financial statements • Support with the Group’s external audit process • Support the Group FC and Deputy CFO deliver training to finance function on new and emerging accounting and regulatory matters • Manage the accounts payable and accruals process • Oversee the deliverables of outsourced service provides and provide robust challenge to ensure the completeness, validity and accuracy of reported information • Assist in the preparation of the monthly financial reporting packs and the quarterly Board packs You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience: • ACCA / ACA certification • Finance change experience • Excellent knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP. US GAAP knowledge would be advantageous • Knowledge of SUN General Ledger system would be advantageous • Non-life (re)insurance knowledge and experience in the UK is desirable • Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills • Problem solving capability and ability to exercise sound judgement • Good level of computer skills including MS Excel and Word, as well as other systems • Excellent organisational skills