Finance Business Partner - Aventum

Start date: After notice period DOE Flexible

The company has continued to outperform the market throughout the pandemic. The culture is fast paced, flexible and hard-working and you will be happy to roll your sleeves up and support the wider team when required. The ability to work smartly and to tight deadlines is critical and you will be comfortable and open to change.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of management accounts and provide further insights to variance analysis and discussions

  • Review of insurance and non-insurance related expenditure

  • Treasury related duties including cash flow reporting and forecasting

  • Assist with the preparation of tax related returns

  • Assist with the preparation of regulatory returns

  • Working with non-finance stakeholders to ensure improvements of all financial reporting tasks

  • Liaising with auditors

  • Supporting the implementation of new systems

  • Assisting with the development of reporting framework, and designing controls around the reporting process to drive quality and excellence

  • Support the wider Finance team in helping to alleviate operational/transactional queries

  • Any ad hoc projects

Skills & Experience

  • At least 3 years post qualified experience

  • Good understanding of the insurance industry

  • Strong understanding of business flows through to financial reporting with the ability to analyse the performance of the business

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Advanced MS Excel skills (financial analysis, graphs, pivot tables, vlookups)

The successful candidate would have high level communication skills and be able to produce documentation to a high standard. You should display a high attention to detail and able to challenge the current status quo

Joining Aventum:

Headquartered in London, but with offices internationally, Aventum (formerly Direct Insurance Group) is a niche Reinsurance, Underwriting and Wholesale business with key markets in Asia, Ireland, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, United States and the UK. Founded in 1996 as a regional UK-focused retail broker, the Group now operates globally with a team of around 200 skilled professionals. Group premiums are now in excess of $600 million. The Company continues to grow year on year. Within the group, insurance solutions are provided under a number of distinct brands.

Our teams are diverse in nature, reflecting the markets where we do business. Teams are empowered and enabled to make decisions, meaning that the Company remains an agile player in its markets. We are one family of employees that listens and values ideas and innovation. As the business continues to grow, the Company offers outstanding scope to develop and build a rewarding, successful career.

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