Senior Manager - Finance Transformation (FS Insurance)

Emerald Group
London (Central), London (Greater)
Upto £85,000 plus bonus & benefits
21 May 2018
20 Jun 2018
Job Function
Accountant, IT, Regulatory
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

The Team:

The Financial Management team improves the effectiveness and efficiency of the finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business. Their mission statement is to create a sustainable practice which is recognised as being number one in the industry. 

They are structured by capabilities (Finance Strategy and transformation, Effective performance management and Finance operations) but their consultants also have deep industry specific expertise. 

The Insurance team in Financial Management works with leading insurers, focussing on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of their Finance functions. In today's environment, Finance must demonstrate their value to the business by producing insightful reports, managing risk, reducing costs and maintaining financial controls. 

The Role:

- Delivery Management: 

  • Lead client delivery engagements / large workstreams on behalf of engagement partners / directors
  • Accountable for the successful delivery of the engagement deliverables and client outcomes
  • Recognise as a subject matter expert in the area of Finance Systems and/or data architecture solutions

- Business Development:

  • Support Partners & directors in driving business development and sales activities
  • Lead and/ or support the development of proposals and sales pitches
  • Lead development of solution prototypes and re-usable accelerators, methodology and tools in the areas of Finance Data & Systems implementations 
  • Develop innovative and client issue-led Go-to-Market propositions

- People management & talent development:

  • Lead teams in client delivery and internal practice management initiatives
  • Act as formal performance manager for junior members of the team
  • Support the development of junior team members through formal training, informal coaching & mentoring capacities

The Person:

- Skills and Experience: 

  • Awareness of Finance function processes and operating model
  • Strong work ethics
  • Significant and relevant Finance Data & Systems transformation consulting experience in financial services
  • Ability to build Strategic and deep client relationships at the senior management and heads of function level in client organisations

- Subject matter expert proficiency in the majority of the following areas:

  • Finance systems architecture 
  • General ledger and financial reporting systems design and implementation
  • Data architecture design and implementation
  • Data management & governance 
  • Cloud based systems design and delivery methodology

- Technical experience:

  • ERP / Accounting rules: Oracle Fusion ERP, Oracle EBS FAH, Workday, Aptitude, SAP
  • BI: Qliksense, Powered BI, Business object, Tableau
  • Data: SQL, Relational DB, ETL, NoSQL technology
  • IFRS17 Experience desirable but not essential

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