Finance Project Manager x2

Start date: Subject to notice period DOE Flexible

Role Summary

Due to our continued global expansion we are now recruiting 2 Finance Projects Managers in these newly created roles. The successful candidates will be responsible for leading multiple (global and domestic) projects to help drive growth and improve controls in our finance division and across the Aventum Group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with the CFO to develop the finance function globally.

  • Undertake due diligence on potential acquisition opportunities

  • Ensure the successful integration of the financial operations and reporting for new group businesses.

  • Create solutions for operating in new countries, new sectors, and new products

  • Provide decision support and the evaluation of business opportunities

  • Lead initiatives to enhance operational cash flow 

  • Implement and document improvements to Client Money controls.

  • Introduction of improved credit control procedures 

  • Identify opportunities to improve the control environment and increase the efficiency of finance processes and systems

  • Provide Project leadership to the finance function

Education and Qualifications

  • Recognised professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

  • Educated to degree level

Experience

  • Experienced finance professional (5+ years) 

  • Experience in the insurance-related sector is preferred (MGA, Broker or Underwriter)

  • The ability to analyse data and concisely present key messages

  • Successful project delivery

  • Exposure to International business 

  • Strong MS Excel skills are essential

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels across the business functions and influence senior management/directors and wider stakeholders

  • Strong planning and organisational skills, as well as excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to work on own initiative and to manage own workload against tight deadlines

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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