Finance Director - Insurance - London, City - ??80-120k + excellent pac
Finance Director - Insurance - London, City - ??80-120k + excellent package.
Our client, a dynamic Insurance business based in London, require an experienced Finance Director to work closely with the CEO to help deliver their growth strategy and take the business through a sale and refinancing exercise. As Finance Director you will work closely with the CEO, Private Equity firm and executive team to make a significant contribution to the future development and growth of the organisation and from a solid and stable platform.
Your responsibilities will include;
Group board and regulatory Subsidiary board position role;
Overall responsibility for the financial management and control of the group;
Support and work with the CEO in developing and implementing strategy;
Key member of the executive committee in driving business growth and profitability;
Responsible for all strategic planning and budgeting processes;
Responsible for all statutory, management, cash-flow, taxation and regulatory reporting;
Production of KPI and management reporting for the executive team to monitor adherence to plans and ensure delivery of company objectives;
Review of acquisition opportunities, due diligence and integration;
Risk management, mitigation and reporting;
FCA CF1 responsibilities for each of the 3 regulated entities (Retail, Wholesale and Underwriting);
Overall CASS 5 client money responsibilities for the group;
Owner of the relationship with the Bank and key point of contact; and
Manage a team of 12 across the businesses.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE;
Proven experience within the UK Insurance sector is essential - Lloyd's Market, Lloyd's Broker, MGA, Retail Insurance;
Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA) with minimum 5 years commercial experience;
Experience in a fast paced, high growth environment;
Demonstrable change management experience;
Previous leadership and senior management responsibilities experience essential;
Have worked in a highly leveraged, cash focused environment;
Have built integrated accounting P&L, Balance Sheet and Funds Flow models;
Excel skills intermediate or above
Strong communication, presentation skills and stakeholder manage skills - Private Equity, Board Level, C-Suite, Ex-Co, FCA, External Auditors etc.;
CASS 5 experience
Working with PE preferred
Dealing with the FCA - strongly preferred
Open GI and Acturis strongly preferred
For further information email your CV or call.
Key skills; Finance Director, ACA, ACCA, CASS 5, strategy, strategic planning, budgeting, statutory reporting, MI reporting, cash-flow, taxation, regulatory reporting, acquisition, integration, change management, transformation, FCA CF1, Acturis, Open GI, Insurance, Insurance Broking, Lloyd's Broking, MGA, Managing General Agent, Retail Insurance, London, City of London.