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Head of Finance

Ref: 75866

  • 90,000-110,000
  • 11 Oct 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Head of Finance (PCF11)

About the Company

Brightwater Executive is proud to be working with this global reinsurance and risk management business in the search to hire the new Head of Finance

About the Position

This role will provide financial oversight of the regulated entity, reporting to the Audit and Risk committees and Board on a quarterly basis on all financial and regulatory matters.

The position will report to the Head of External Reporting Europe and will be part of a 6-person team based in Dublin. In addition, there will be a dotted reporting line into the General Manager of the entity

The position is a regulated role, and the successful candidate will be subject to Central Bank of Ireland approval.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of annual audited statutory financial statements, quarterly unaudited statutory statements or accounts and other required filings.
  • Preparation and presentation of reports to the Board and Audit Committee
  • Preparation and review of quarterly and annual regulatory submissions to the Central Bank of Ireland and other applicable regulators.
  • Assessment of strategic initiatives or corporate transactions that impact the entity to ensure compliance with local tax, financial and capital requirements
  • Preparation and presentation of annual financial plan
  • Oversight of the outsourced finance functions including investment accounting and FP&A
  • Oversight of the financial controls established to ensure accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Capital management in accordance with the risk management framework of the entity 
  • Active participation in the legal entity management team
  • Assessment and documentation of new standards/reporting requirements originating from US GAAP / IFRS / EIOPA
  • Stakeholder management
  • Support on tasks performed on other legal entities in the group.
  • Support on group projects as they arise


  • ACA/ACCA qualified with a minimum of 5 years financial reporting experience
  • Experience in the (re)insurance industry
  • Solvency II reporting experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of IFRS, Irish GAAP and/or US GAAP with experience of drafting accounting memos
  • Experience of reporting to Boards, presenting complex matters in a clear and concise manner
  • Proven experience working to tight reporting deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Remuneration Package

€90,000 - €110,000


For a confidential and discreet conversation to understand more about this role, please contact Warren Hilton on + 353 1 592 7882 or email or apply via link

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