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Financial Controller - General Insurance

£85000 - £95000 per annum
Ref: BBBH8322_1502980014
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Job Description

Cherry Professional are currently supporting an international Nottingham based insurance business in their search for an experienced Financial Controller.

Offering up to £95,000 Bonus Healthcare Life Assurance up to 8% pension.

Our client is looking to recruit an exceptional Financial Controller who will work in synergy with the Board. The main responsibility of the role will be the effective delivery of financial reporting and controls along with management of the Finance Team of seven people. Critically the role will ensure the appropriate controls are in place, develop and enhance the systems and eventually support and manage the financial direction of this business.

You will be responsible for reviewing the monthly management accounts and providing all the back end commentaries which will be presented to the Board and internal stakeholders, working with the Board to determine commercial insight.

Additionally you will prepare the annual statutory accounts and manage the relationship with the external auditors. This role will also coordinate the Transactional Team and ensure the correct financial controls are in place for optimum results aswell as focusing on strategic planning and positioning of the business in partnership with the Board.

Essentially, this role will require a qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA accountant. The incumbent will have a natural flair and ability to challenge and influence senior stakeholders and a desire to manage in a changing and fast paced environment. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for someone possibly looking to make a step up or a move across and make a difference in a company that is going through a period of significant transformation.

Any experience with Solvency II or general insurance is highly advantageous. Experience of project/contract accounting and service contract accounting would be ideal.

Additionally you will have excellent communication skills, be a real self-starter capable of working as part of a small team and combine both technical and commercial finance skills.

Cherry Professional are recruiting this role on behalf of the client.