Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

Consolidation & Solvency II Lead - Edinburgh

Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1706 Date Posted: Friday 20 Nov 2020
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Circa £100k per anuum plus excellent benefits


This is a fixed term contract opportunity until June 2022 and can be based in Edinburgh or London.


The Role:


This role is a pivotal part of our client's Finance programme as the business lead for the implementation of our new strategic Consolidation & Solvency II solution.


Key Work Level Accountabilities:    


  • Critical role in translating strategy into implementation plans, contributing to the strategy
  • Ensures successful implementation of defined strategy
  • Typically leaders of teams, or technical roles will lead the provision of advice across an area of expertise
  • Balances competing requirements to deliver a balanced set of results, resolving significant or priority conflicts
  • Addresses problems with broad reaching ramifications, with a need to manage different parts of complex systems and link to the broader picture
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement
  • Drives incremental and transformational change in response to experience of market and customer needs, typically leads the delivery of major programmes of work
  • Allocates resources optimally to deliver on strategy, prioritising conflicting resource demands, agendas and activities


Key Responsibilities for this role:


  • Reporting to the Head of Group consolidation, this role will be the dedicated finance business lead for the delivery of the new strategic Consolidation & Solvency II solution
  • Lead the delivery of the Tagetik solution for IFRS/UKGAAP/Solvency II consolidation and reporting as well as deliver process change reporting for group and solo entity reporting
  • Input into the overall delivery lifecycle including review business requirements, contribute to design decisions and represent Finance during data migration and testing activities
  • Engage with other areas of the project to ensure cross-dependencies are identified and assume responsibility for delivering the future state process for Group and solo consolidated reporting


Key Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • You’ll be a qualified accountant with strong IFRS and Multi GAAP accounting knowledge
  • Knowledge of financial services regulatory and legislative frameworks, IFRS17, UKGAAP, Solvency II
  • Desirable IT experience including requirement gathering, design, data migration and test strategy
  • Knowledge of Consolidation/Reporting solution development lifecycle
  • Experience in the delivering Consolidation and Solvency II reporting systems implementations, including design, data migration and test strategy (ideally Tagetik)
  • Proactive self-starter who takes ownership, and has a strong track record for delivery
  • Experience of dealing with complexity on large scale systems implementations and enhancements
  • Actuarial & Finance Transformation experience