Financial Controller - Insurance Business

England, Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
£80000 - £95000 per annum
18 May 2018
17 Jun 2018
Dan Atkins
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

This is a unique technical Financial Controller position, supporting the CFO of a Financial Services business. The role will be ideal for someone from another Insurance or Financial Services organisation looking for a leadership role.

Client Details

My client, a leader in the Financial Services industry, has created a new Financial Controller position to support the ongoing requirement of the operations. The business has aspirations to grow the services across the UK and throughout Europe and is looking to invest at this critical time in order to take market share.


This Financial Controller position sits on the leadership team in Nottingham, working very closely with the Financial Accountant and the transnational finance team to deliver the robust financial results. The role will be accountable for regulatory reporting and delivery of accurate and timely reports to internal stakeholders including the local and Group Board as well as the external stakeholders - most notably the FCA.


As the Financial Controller, you will be responsible for leading a small team of 7 accountants to deliver robust monthly, quarterly and annual reports. The key for this role is the technical expertise that is likely to come from within the industry. The knowledge and skills the businesses would utilise:
  • Sector knowledge including complex regulatory knowledge
  • Excellent technical finance knowledge including UK GAAP, US GAAP, Sox and Solvency II
  • Ability to communicate with intellectual business leaders and external stakeholders (Banks, Auditors)
  • Group knowledge and reporting within a group would be highly preferential

Job Offer

£70,000 - £75,000 + benefits