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Job Details

Location
Sydney CBD
Salary
$125000 - $130000 per annum, Benefits: + Super
Job Type
Contract
Ref
BH-165289
Contact
Andrew McPherson
Contact email
Email Andrew
Posted
12 days ago
Our client is a leading Insurance group and employer of choice. They are currently looking for an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to join on an 18 month contract basis to focus on the FP&A stream of a large IFRS 17 implementation. 

Reporting to the Head of FP&A with a dotted line to the Head of the IFRS 17 implementation project you will support the FP&A team by contributing and successfully delivering on IFRS17 planning and reporting requirements. You will be representing FP&A in the IFRS17 Project working team as well as contributing to system and process changes and supporting planning, forecasting and group reporting deliverables.

Specific Deliverables will include:
  • Represent FP&A within the IFRS17 project
  • Analysing and understanding the impacts of IFRS17 on planning, forecasting and group reporting
  • Guide the FP&A team with the implementation of Group’s new management reporting platform
  • Contribute and deliver to the planned reporting requirements and project deliverables.
  • Liaising with the local project team, finance teams, APAC and Group team on technical matters
  • Supporting the IFRS17 plan, forecast and results submission to Group
  • Support the team on all IFRS17 related changes and processes
  • Identifying and addressing any gaps from reporting readiness and from IFRS frameworks
  • Monitor and assess the impact on reporting from Group’s FP&A KPI framework requirements.
  • Improve current processes and work with other team members to understanding the current process and re-designing workbooks and templates
  • Part of the IFRS 17 working group, you will become a subject matter expert on the areas of change impacting FP&A, including expense qualifications and allocation changes as well as the Group and management reporting. You will also have responsibility with the IFRS17 project team to lead changes to reports in line with the new requirements

This will initially be an 18 month contract with potential to extend.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Qualified CA/CPA/CIMA with minimum 3-5 years post qualified experience in financial analysis, management reporting or business partnering roles
  • Experience within large complex financial services organisations (ideally insurance)
  • Experience of designing and building new management reporting processes 
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in large projects preferable
  • Lifer insurance experience would be highly desirable