Head of Financial Reporting

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Brighton
Salary
80000.00 - 90000.00 GBP Annual + GBP80000 - GBP90000/annum
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
01 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Financial Reporting
Financial Services or Insurance Accounting
Brighton
The Head of Financial Reporting will be accountable for all aspects of financial management, including financial planning, reporting and control. Leading a team of direct reports, the position is responsible for ensuring that the teams have the accurate information they need to deliver their objectives and responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner.
We're looking for someone who has he following abilities and skills:

* Strategic Thinking: Visualises what doesn't exist and knows how to get there. Can invent, design and build.
* Leadership: Demonstrates managerial courage. Coaches, trains, set expectations, evaluate and hold people accountable for delivering.
* Mental Agility: Innovative thinker. Bright and capable of handling highly complex situations.
* Strong Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication, collaboration and presentation skills.
* Drive for Excellence: Keen understanding of process improvement techniques
* Deep Insurance / Financial Services Business Expertise: understanding of key finance and insurance business processes and financial reporting.
* Senior Management Experience: Able to interact and partner closely with stakeholders.

Skills Required

* Solid Corporate Insurance and/or Reinsurance knowledge
* Progressive post-qualified experience in financial management
* Strong working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
* Experience with one or more data management disciplines e.g. Data Governance, Master Data Management, Data Quality, Data Warehousing, Reporting is must.
* Robust analytical skills
* Team management and direct line reporting experience (essential)
* Ability to work cross-functionally
* Ability to understand and account for cultural differences

This is an outstanding opportunity with a global company who will reward and recognise your talent.
Please be aware that only candidates with the relevant experience will be contacted in relation to this position