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Head of Finance at Jubilee Insurance

Jubilee Insurance
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Organization Name:Jubilee Insurance

Job Title:Head of Finance

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Finance

  • Role Purpose:
  • The job holder will be responsible for effectively providing leadership, direction and management to the finance team.
  • Manage the
    processes for financial forecasting, budgets and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting.
  • Advising on long-term business and financial planning.
  • Responsibilities
  • Set and take full responsibility for the finance agenda for the company in areas of financial reporting, solvency, tax, IT, and strategy.
  • Oversee the timely completion of accurate monthly, quarterly and annual reporting, and prepare detailed analysis and explanations of variances.
  • Provide leadership development and model transparency, accountability, responsibility and reliability.
  • Provide financial stewardship and ensures integrity of fiscal data, accounting practice, financial analysis, investments and funding.
  • Ensure systems and processes are functioning as required, and adequate and effective internal controls are implemented, working effectively and minimize and detect fraudulent activity in all lines of business.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and financial requirements.
  • Provide accurate, timely and relevant financial information and data to support the CEO and department heads in decision making.
  • Coordinate the preparation of Board papers, provide relevant advice to the Board on financial and compliance matters.
  • Support CEO on strategy and play a fundamental role in the development of strategic choices.
  • Lead and manage the preparation of annual budgets and 5-year projections.
  • Liaise with auditors, actuary and tax advisors, and manages timely audit of final accounts.
  • Provide cash flow management

    and forecasting, provide advice on appropriate investment of excess funds.

  • Actively manage credit control function and jointly responsible with the CEO and heads of business units for meeting credit control targets.
  • Identify, implement and benchmark best practices in all of the above noted area.
  • Develop and lead a high performing, results oriented finance team that completes tasks on time and to the highest quality; develops an effective annual training plan for the finance team.
  • Qualifications, Competencies and Attributes:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and Chartered Accountant / CPA or equivalent.
  • Insurance knowledge preferred either through audit or industry, finance and banking industry experience will be given serious consideration.
  • Experience in leading implementation of new systems and building strong control environments.
  • Committed to ethical values, achievement of excellence, and highest professional standards.
  • Self-motivated, innovative, problem-solving professionals preferred.
  • Strong communication and coaching skills.
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Relevant Experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive financial leadership experience.
  • How to Apply
  • If you are qualified and seeking an exciting new challenge, please apply via
  • quoting the
  • Job Reference Number and Position by 4th August 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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