Finance Consulting Managers - IFRS 17 - Insurance

PwC

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Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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Finance Consulting Managers - IFRS 17 - Insurance A career within Finance Consulting services, will provide the opportunity to work alongside CEOs, CFOs, controllers and treasurers to optimise the structure of their finance functions and improve their contribution to the business. We support our clients by addressing the challenges of achieving appropriate standards of control, efficient back office opportunities and support to the business through insight and challenge. Responsibilities As a Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to
  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand
You would be expected to primarily work on client engagements, taking lead roles on Finance change initiatives (delivery); you will also spend time developing solution propositions. You will be responsible for
  • Acting as a Finance function change subject matter expert when advising clients especially around IFRS 17 requirements;
  • Successfully managing complex projects with multiple PwC and client teams;
  • Contributing to our continued thought leadership around Finance function strategy, operating models, processes, policies, governance, reporting, data and systems
  • Supporting business development activities, leveraging our strong existing client relationships, multi-disciplined colleagues and intellectual collateral to develop additional opportunities;
Key Responsibilities
  • Delivering finance reporting aspects of a Finance Transformation change project as a senior PwC member of mixed PwC/ client teams
  • Contributing to our continued thought leadership to ensure that appropriate solutions are developed for clients
  • It is likely that your work will be part of wider transformational programmes and hence exposure to other finance and non-finance processes is desirable
  • Building relationships with our key Insurance clients
  • Identifying client needs and proposing solutions to them
  • Leading the delivery of projects
  • Developing the careers of the teams working with and reporting to you
  • Being part of the leadership team in the Finance competency
  • Maintaining a consistently high and leading edge market profile
Joining our team as a Manager, we would expect you to have considerable experience of leading large change projects, preferably within a major blue chip or consulting environment. You will have been supporting decision making at a senior level (CFO level) and be able to demonstrate a track record of implementation success, achieving savings and overcoming various challenges. Significant Insurance sector experience is essential but candidates will also be given credit for experience outside of Insurance where skills and experience are directly transferable. Essential skills
  • Preference will be given to candidates with well demonstrated external consulting experience
  • Degree level with additional qualifications such as ACA/ACCA/CIMA/MBA;
  • Experience in Solvency II, Basel II, IFRS for Financial Services, MCEV, FDG regulatory or other relevant regulatory requirements; (IFRS 17 ideal)
  • Experience of leading Finance change projects in one or more of the following areas Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting, Financial Consolidation and Group Reporting, Management Reporting and Analysis, Profitability and Cost Management and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) / Balanced Scorecard definition;
  • Understanding of finance operating models and in particularly how finance functions deliver reporting and management information processes;
  • Demonstrated ability to advise senior management on alternative solutions and risks with experience of presenting and influencing at a senior level;
  • Experience of working in an international environment is desirable but not essential;
  • Demonstrable end to end project management lifecycle experience (requirements, design, build, implementation) experience;
  • First class delivery skills of large, complex projects
  • Individual, Social and Business Interaction - Flexible in using a range of influencing styles in order to build strong sustainable relationships, and demonstrating the firm's values.

Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Closing date: 14th September 2018

Consulting

In Consulting we deliver practical, far-sighted advice that gets straight to the heart of clients’ business issues and delivers amazing results by helping our clients improve the way they operate, reduce costs, manage risks, leverage talent or fundamentally change the way they do business, the work you do will be all about helping organisations of all shapes and sizes work smarter and grow faster. You could find yourself working with household names in a diverse range of industries – everyone from big-name broadcasters and high-street banks to multinational telecoms operators and energy companies.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competive

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