Syndicate FM

Location London
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
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Job ref: J3793
Published: 22 days ago
Syndicate Finance Manager London Flexible / Hybrid working £85,000 A leading Lloyd`s specialist insurance company is looking for a Syndicate Finance Manager. Reporting to the Syndicate Financial Controller, this role is responsible leading an onshore team of one & a small offshore outsourced team & managing the effective production of the syndicate result & contribution to the production of the balance sheet. Responsibilities: • Managing the delivery of the syndicate result & a key contributor to the production of the balance sheet • Support the Syndicate Financial Controller in various monthly and quarterly accounting activities • Responsible for the review of technical adjustments and reconciliations • Review key reporting controls, including developing additional controls onshore and offshore to guarantee the integrity of values throughout the Syndicate ledgers • Liaison with the external auditor, ensuring that all the information required is produced and the audit is completed on time • Working with various teams across the business; Actuarial, Operations, Underwriting Support, Claims, Outwards Reinsurance to ensure accurate day-to-day accounting within the syndicates • Provide analysis and insight in to specific areas of the financial results, including building analytical models and performing deep dives • Play an active and engaged part in the long term development of Production & Control team output and capabilities • Contribute new ideas for fresh analysis, improvement of process and for making better use of technology • Work directly with other areas of the Finance team (Group Finance, Regulatory Reporting, FP&A, Treasury, Capital, Tax) to ensure good communication and understanding between teams • Work collaboratively with other teams in particular Claims, Operations & including overseas offices in the resolutions of queries, problems and in the improvement of team functioning • Aid in the design, operation and reporting of controls across finance & operations • Investigate and analyse issues that arise, and provide summaries and recommendations to the Syndicate Financial Controller • Play a leading role in aligning the two main syndicates processes and systems. Skills and Experience: • Qualified accountant with syndicate exposure • Knowledge of how to account for inwards and outwards insurance contracts • Advanced Microsoft Excel (PowerPivot beneficial) • Insurance business experience • Experience of Lloyd’s