Manager - Finance Transformation (FS Insurance)

Emerald Group
London (Central), London (Greater)
Upto £70,000 base plus bonus & benefits
21 May 2018
20 Jun 2018
Job Function
Accountant, IT, Regulatory
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

The Team

Our client has had amazing successes and growth over the last six months in the Insurance Finance Transformation market by winning a substantial share of the IFRS 17 and Finance Systems Transformation opportunities in the Global insurance Market. As a result, they are looking to grow their team and capabilities to deliver successfully for their clients on these exciting implementation journeys. In particular they are looking for candidates who would be potential future leaders of the firm, working as part of the management team to help evolve their Insurance Finance Transformation Advisory practices to the next level. 

The Role

Client Delivery:

  • Manage client delivery workstreams
  • Accountable for the successful delivery of engagement deliverables and client outcomes
  • Provide structure and direction to the delivery of engagement activities
  • Build positive and collaborative relationships with senior client stakeholders
  • Facilitate collaborative and fulfilling working environments for the client and staff on engagements. 

Business Development:

  • Support Partners / Directors / Senior Managers to create business development and sales opportunities for the firm
  • Contribute to the development of response for proposals (RFPs) to client opportunities
  • Develop innovative and client issue-led Go-to-market propositions
  • Build credibility and relationships in the market
  • Seek to cross-sell and bring opportunities to other parts of the firm where appropriate

People management & talent Development:

  • Support senior management with internal operational management responsibilities for the team
  • Lead practice development initiatives and provide guidance to junior members of the team on these initiatives
  • Lead and/or contribute to formal training, knowledge sharing, networking activities for the team
  • Act as informal career development mentors and coaches for junior members of the team

The Person

  • Awareness and understanding of IFRS 17 standards and requirements
  • Previous Finance Transformation delivery experience
  • Understanding of Insurance Finance Operations and financial reporting processes
  • Experience in designing data, technology and business solutions to meet client issues and challenges, for example (not an exhaustive list): 

- Reporting working day timetable acceleration

- Financial production process and systems solutions

- Operational efficiencies

- Data management and governance

- Data integration & Data quality 

- Reporting and disclosure

- Data analytics

- Business performance management and insights

- Financial management

  • Previous project delivery experience in regulatory, IFRS 17, Finance data & systems change programmes within Financial services
  • Technical subject matter expertise in one or more of the following areas (not an exhaustive list):

- Finance systems architecture 

- General ledger and financial reporting systems

- Data architecture & integration 

- Structures & Unstructured data management approaches

- Cloud based technology systems

- Insurance Finance Data Model

- Insurance chart of Accounts design

- Accounting rules posting engine

  • Manage diverse project teams with a mix of clients.


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