VP - Business Partner / FP&A Director - Risk Funding

Job Title: VP - Business Partner / FP&A Director - Risk Funding
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: Negotiable
REF: CD10092018_1539108204
Contact Name: Chris Dodds
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

A fantastic position working for a large property and casualty reinsurance business in the heart of Manhattan. This position will be a key finance representative within the business unit and will be responsible for the financial planning and analysis for the finance, sales, operations and risk management segments of the business.

Reporting to the EVP of Finance, you will be responsible for providing commercial expertise to the business with a focus on strategic planning, analysis and business partnering. More specifically, your role will include but not limited to:

  • Oversee the global strategic planning for the risk funding and operations function,
  • Quarterly operating review, budget, and forecast processes,
  • Advance the divisions growth and profitability strategy,
  • Enforcing and enabling the Risk funding Strategy,
  • Develop and lead the budgeting and forecasting process,
  • Support the Risk Funding team in reviewing and analysing results,
  • Monitoring of major projects,
  • Identify risk and opportunities,
  • Spearhead process improvements across both operations and finance,
  • Management of a small team

With experience working in a fast paced global reinsurance business, you will provide direct support to the purchasing team, support and ensure the operations team obtains timely understanding of placements and deliver high-quality service to markets and investors. In addition, you will be a natural business partner with;

  • CA/CPA or similar qualified within a Big4 or Chartered environment is essential
  • Ceded reinsurance, retrocession and/or third party capital industry knowledge with business facing experience
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to Interact and communicate effectively with the Senior Leadership team
  • Willingness to be hands on yet promote strategic thinking
  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, Tableau or similar considered highly favourable

If you possess the above skills and would like to discuss in further detail then please contact Christopher Dodds at Oliver James Associates or alternatively apply using the prompts provided.