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Finance Director - Insurance

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Finance Director - Insurance


Location: Flexible working a hybrid model. Ideally, candidates should be able to access offices in Sevenoaks, Kent easily but for the right candidate, the location is open.


An opportunity to join one of the UK's largest insurance organisations as a Finance Director during a period of ongoing growth and transformation reporting directly to the CEO, Board and Group CFO including Investors. Working with a business where employees and customers are always at the core of their values and practices, you will be offered excellent opportunities to develop and progress your career, alongside a highly competitive salary and benefits package.


This role will be responsible for overseeing the financial department including regulation, integrations, due-diligence on acquisitions and the day to day running of the function and all aspects of finance.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing robust financial systems
  • Lead the budgeting, forecasting and planning process
  • Oversee finance department including team management experience, knowing how to motivate whilst driving performance to meet deadlines
  • Support senior teams to create growth strategies and plans
  • Forge and develop strong relationships with key stakeholders both internally and externally including accountancy advisors and investors
  • Advise the CEO and Senior Management Team on all matters relating to financial performance
  • Regulatory reporting
  • Prepare and sign off all annual accounts
  • Control all financial and accountancy matters including month end reports, management accounts, cash flow management, statutory accounts, compliance, presentation of management information and KPIs
  • Producing the monthly management accounts including variance analysis, board commentary and updating forecasts
  • Financial modelling and planning
  • Support the business through change and growth periods, supporting and coordinating corporate finance, debt, taxation, equity and acquisitions, as appropriate
  • Involvement in due-diligence of potential future acquisitions from a finance and commercial perspective and the seamless integration of finance teams.
  • Ensure the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met



Suitable candidates will have:

  • Professional Finance qualification (ACA, ACCA,CIMA)
  • Exceptional commercial acumen and business knowledge
  • Outstanding communication skills with people at all levels, an ability to influence and advise key stakeholders
  • Be accomplished presenting complex financial reporting at board level and to investors
  • Significant experience leading a Finance department in an insurance or regulated financial services / banking business including strong regulatory understanding and exposure.
  • Strong team management and leadership skills

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