Insurance Consulting - Finance Director
Who we are looking for
Do you work within professional services with a track record of Finance transformation?
Are you an Insurance Finance change leader?
Are you a proven, revenue-generating relationship builder at the Managing Director/CEO level?
Are you a ‘process or technology consultant’
If you have answered yes to any of the above we would like to hear from you!
About the team
Trust, relationships, focus, leadership and balance are at the heart of what powers us.
The organisations we work with are trying to improve performance, while driving complex change. The most debilitating issues are the lack of appropriate, transparent measures that are linked to data and insights that can be trusted. Many struggle with legacy issues (process, systems, people, or data) and the burden change places on this infrastructure.
The Insurance sector and their Finance functions, are about to go through significant change as a result of IFRS17. Our position in the market is strong and growing. We continue to wind landmark clients who recognise this.
We are proud to provide an unrivalled service and experience by delivering high value solutions, from strategy to execution, solving our clients’ complex business problems through technology enablement.
The Insurance Finance Consulting team recognises that our success in the industry is due to our incredible people. We invest heavily in our practitioners providing them with the right tools, training and working flexibility to enable them to deliver and be successful in a rewarding and motivating working environment.
As a Director in the team you will be part of the Leadership team and play a key part in influencing and shaping the strategic development of the team.
About the role
You will be joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at PwC a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.
Client Delivery: You’ll be responsible for leading our Finance transformation services for clients to deliver business value.
Business Development: You’ll be responsible for providing deep Finance transformation advice and support on client proposals and presentations for complex engagements or elements of highly complex programmes.
Thought Leadership: Drawing on your skills and experience, you’ll create innovative insights for clients looking to leverage the latest technology developments to improve their Finance transformation strategies and operations, and contribute to thought leadership.
Practice Development: You will be responsible for the ongoing development of the Finance transformation y practice including new offerings, as well as recruitment, on boarding, and ongoing mentoring and coaching of our people.
Essential skills & experience
You should have experience of some of the following:
A consulting track record (ideally Big 4) with extensive experience & network within the financial services and particularly insurance industry
Finance transformation (operating model, process change, shared services, sourcing, technology enablement etc. Driving value from technology and operations (architecture design of systems and operating model for Insurers)
Finance systems implementation (ERP, Report tool, Consolidation, information models, data storage etc.)
Process Consultant (who can focus on Finance Insurance Op Model, Process or Shared Services)?
Technology Consultant’ with experience in Finance systems and data architecture design and implementation?
Risk and regulatory complexity (regulatory reporting etc.)
Significant knowledge of the Insurance market, across life, non-life, general insurance or London Markets
Technical experience, including understanding of accounting principles and reporting (e.g. IFRS 4 Phase 2), and regulatory experience, including knowledge of current PRA reporting and Solvency II, would be ideal