Finance Manager - Process Improvement - Insurance

Job Title: Finance Manager - Process Improvement - Insurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenwich, Connecticut
Salary: bonus
REF: CD03252019_1553554942
Contact Name: Chris Dodds
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Finance Process Improvement Manager

Oliver James Associates are currently recruiting for a Finance Process Improvement Manager to join a large listed insurance business based in Greenwich, CT. This industry leader is going through significant growth and are looking to implement a variety of processes improvement initiatives across the business.

This is a permanent opportunity to join a global insurance and reinsurance client based in Greenwich.

In this role you will be responsible for driving a variety of projects focused on efficiencies and commercialisation of the finance function. Given the impact of the change across the finance function someone with high touch stakeholder engagement experience at a senior level is required although with a background of leading process improvement initiative in a complex organisation.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Internal control maintenance and improvement
  • Implement policies and procedures to ensure the integrity of financial information
  • Oversight of the group consolidation process
  • Maintain accuracy of the accounting data
  • Refine financial and operating reporting across the business
  • Communication company accounting and coding policies
  • Resolve general ledger system errors and out of balance situations
  • Maintain accounting rules and assist in training and development
  • General ledger rolling automation
  • Other ad hoc and process improvement activities

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  • CA/CPA qualified is highly desirable
  • Experience working within the insurance industry
  • Experience working managing a variety of process improvement initiatives
  • Strong hands on knowledge of US GAAP and Financial statement preparation
  • Experience with accounting and ERP-type applications
  • Excellent systems and automation skills
  • Experience of influencing senior stakeholders