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Head of UK Reporting and Finance Operations
REF: REF 0038
Location: London
Salary: Excellent package and Benefits
Type: Global Reinsurer
Woodland Partners are currently retained on the search for a new Head of UK Reporting and Finance Operations for this rapidly expanding Reinsurer. Over the past our client has developed considerably through acquisition and consequently is now seeking to strengthen its senior management team.
Specific areas of responsibility include:
•      Lead and opine on all technical accounting matters that arise across the UK companies including but not limited to working on group matters
•      Oversight of the Finance Operations team of 2 as relate to Accounts Payable, Banking and Fixed Assets.
•      Preparation through to audit, Board and filing of all annual Statutory Accounts for the U.K. companies. In addition there are same responsibilities for two
       UK based Group holding companies.
•      PRA submission of Quarterly PRA Returns, Annual QRTs and NSTs for all insurance companies and where relevant through audit
•      Own and coordinate across the UK Company the delivery of annual Solvency II submissions – namely the Solvency and Financial Condition Report and Regulatory
       Supervisory Report
•      Support the preparation and delivery of Board and Audit Committee papers as necessary
•      For responsibilities requiring an external audit, ensure the external audit is planned and organised. Prepared by client lists are to be agreed and
       communicated in advance within the Group.

The successful candidate will ideally posses the following attributes:
•      A qualified Chartered Accountant with at least five years post-qualification experience;
•      Extensive non-life re/insurance knowledge and experience in the UK, where run-off experience would be an advantage;
•      Good knowledge of UK GAAP and Solvency II as they relate to insurance and reinsurance ;

It is essential that you have proven management and communication skills and are progressive in approach and willing to identify and pursue improvements within a growing organisation. Our client has a strong track record of personal development and excellent progression is possible.

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