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Head of Finance Operations

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A leading London Insurer requires a Head of Finance Operations to join them during a period of significant growth. The role will require strong Credit Control and knowledge of managing complex systems, ideally with an ACA/ACCA/CiMA accounting qualification and experience of working within an Insurance firm.

The successful candidate will be highly engaging, with strong systems management and improvement skills and a passion for utilizing data and technology to create a better, more robust financial environment whilst maximizing opportunities for automation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure controls for month-end financial and regulatory reporting are accurate.
  • Management of internal and external operational resource.
  • Ownership of the credit control function, to include the outsourced function and assisting underwriters to resolve aged debt.
  • Act as Finance Business Partner and first point of contact for the Group operations function.
  • Utilise data analysis in a succinct and clear way, presenting detailed information to internal stakeholders and drive process improvement.
  • Manage, coach and upskill team members throughout high-profile transformation.

Experience Required:

  • Recognised accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CiMA)
  • First rate interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to develop relationships at the most senior levels.
  • Solid track record of Credit Control / Accounting within an Insurance firm.
  • Able to understand, analyse, and manipulate large amounts of financial data.
  • Exceptional systems skills, such as advanced Excel, understanding of Power BI etc.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading London Insurance business, which is expecting exponential growth over the coming years and requires someone capable of driving that growth from a lead position.

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