Financial Controller & Operations Manager – Insurance

Financial Controller & Operations Manager – Insurance

Job Title: Financial Controller & Operations Manager – Insurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Channel Islands
Salary: Competitive - dependingon experience
Reference: LEKE07493
Contact Name: Lee Kerr
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 25, 2017 10:26

Job Description

Financial Controller & Operations Manager – Insurance

As an experienced qualified accountant you will be required to act as Financial Controller / Operations Manager within this Re Insurance sector client. 

Role requires relocation with tax advantages – You will be required to manage a team of professionals ensuring all aspects of the finance, company secretarial and operational functions are effectively handled.


Principal Accountabilities:


  • Management of a team of accountants responsible for accounting and reporting activity

  • Final review of management accounts and year-end financial statements (IFRS)

  • Provide technical training to the team on accounting treatments for complex derivatives and hedge accounting.

  • Presentation of reports to rating agencies, client company Boards, shareholders and other stakeholders.


  • Organisation of team priorities, group communications, team meetings and liaising with other colleagues in other offices.

  • Work closely with the Insurance Underwriters and Actuaries within the Team

Company Secretarial:

  • Attendance at regular Board and Committee meetings to present accounting, investment, operational and other matters

  • Supervision of Company Secretarial functions such as maintaining Company Registers, holding of general meetings, review of changes to Company Law

Qualifications required:

ACCA /ACA or equivalent accountancy qualification

Experience required:

  • Minimum 5 years post qualification experience working in the (re)insurance industry

  • Strong IFRS knowledge – (experience with insurance, reinsurance, derivatives or hedging would be beneficial).

  • Strong people-management experience including coaching and appraising your team members.

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