Finance Director - Insurance - London, City - ??80-120k + excellent pac

Scarlet Fraser Associates
80000.00 - 120000.00 GBP Annual + excellent package
09 Jul 2018
14 Jul 2018
Contract Type

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.


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.

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