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Finance Manager (insurance)

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    Justina Zammit

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry:

    03 Nov 00:00

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  • Consultant:

    Justina Zammit

  • Skills tags:

    ACCA , Accountancy

A brand specialising in insurance services, is currently looking for a Finance Manager to join its team, reporting to the CFO you will be responsible for:

Job Description

  • Acting as the Accounting policy lead for the company.
  • Overseeing the day to day and month end financial accounting processes and recording, ensuring these are in compliance with Group, Regulatory and accounting and insurance standards requirements
  • Managing the monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations and substantiation process
  • Ensuring a robust internal and financial controls framework is in place with regards of own areas of responsibilities
  • Managing the preparation of monthly management accounts and Group financial reporting (GRCA)
  • Managing and reviewing the quarterly and annual regulatory reporting to the MFSA and CBM in accordance with Solvency II Regulatory requirements; including QRTs, NSTs, SFCR and RSR and any other requests by regulators
  • Preparing the annual statutory financial accounts in accordance with IFRS
  • Preparing of taxation computations and returns for Income and Value Added Tax
  • Authorising Unit-Linked Funds pricing and maintaining accurate levels of underlying Assets to match the Unit-Linked liabilities
  • Managing the relationship for outsourced and off-shored operations
  • Identifying and implementing  improvements and streamlining opportunities
  • Managing direct and indirect team and ensuring staff efficiency is maintained at maximum level through timely planning, organized practices, ongoing training, coaching and adequate supervision.

Skills and Experience:

  • Professionally qualified Accountant with a recognised degree, with experience in insurance and / or other financial services.
  • Possess an advanced level of computer literacy, with extensive familiarity with financial reporting systems and vast experience in Excel functionality.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical ability to interpret financial data and exercise a significant degree of judgement.
  • Strong process management skills.
  • Ability to work to tight timescales, multitask and takes ownership to ultimate resolution.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to adapt to changing and different situations.
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate effectively, internally and externally.
  • Self-motivated with proven team working skills in Finance and across the business.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and coach the immediate team and play an effective role within wider teams.
  • Awareness of Regulatory and legislative requirements.
  • Experience in leading process changes and project work.
  • A working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • A thorough understanding and knowledge of the insurance business and activities, strategic imperatives, products and markets.