INTERIM HEAD OF FINANCE

INTERIM HEAD OF FINANCE

Overview

Principal Connections, on behalf of our client a Prestigious Insurance Institution, has been retained to recruit for the key Senior Management post of Head of Finance on the basis of a 6 Month Interim Contract.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds as needed;
  • Oversee cash, investment, and asset management;
  • Overseeing financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships.
  • Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans;
  • Planning, Policy, and Investor Relations;
  • Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets;
  • Develop financial business plans and forecasts;
  • Participate in corporate policies development as a member of the senior management team;
  • Ensuring proper maintenance of all accounting systems and functions.
  • Supervise a finance team of 5+ individuals;
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures;
  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting for relevant authorities;
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of quarterly and annual financial statements (IFRS);
  • Prepare quarterly and annual returns to the CBI;
  • Co-ordinate external auditors;
  • Co-ordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns;
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions;
  • Ensure that the finance team has an adequate knowledge and understanding of solvency II and related matters.

Requirements:

  • Professional Accountancy Qualification;
  • Recent relevant experience within an insurance finance function;
  • Versed in operating at a sufficient level of seniority essential;
  • Awareness and understanding of Solvency II as it pertains to such a role;
  • Availability to commence employment by October 2017;

Remuneration

A highly competitive salary will be on offer to the selected candidate.

To Apply

Candidates should write via e-mail, in strict confidence to Principal Connections, stating how they meet the above requirements, quoting reference ‘Head of Finance’ and enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae for the immediate attention of:

Pat O’Donnell, Managing Partner

Principal Connections – Search & Advisory

95 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

E: apply(@)principalconnections(.)ie

T: +353 (0)1 703 88 88

W: www(.)principalconnections(.)ie

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