Hiscox

Iberia Finance Manager for Madrid (BB-4B777)

Encontrado en: Talent ES

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Job Description: About HiscoxWho are we?Hiscox is an international specialist insurer and reinsurer. We provide market leading products and excellent service to individuals and businesses with unusual and often complicated insurance needs. Listed on the London Stock Exchange and headquartered in Bermuda, we currently have over 3,300 staff across 14 countries and 34 offices. We can trace our roots back to 1901 and have grown organically over time from our beginnings in the Lloyd’s market.We cover reinsurance and insurance risks that range from marine, terrorism, aerospace, technology, media and professional indemnity through to high value personal insurance, such as homes and contents, fine art, luxury motor, and kidnap and ransom, and are market leaders in many of our chosen areas.The main underwriting parts of the Group are Hiscox Retail, Hiscox RE & ILS and Hiscox London Market.Our business philosophyThe best peopleAny business is only as good as the people it employs, and we employ the best in the business. We empower our people to provide the type of insurance solutions which are often too complex for other insurance companies, and aim to provide our customers with a level of personal attention that standard insurers might not be able to.We are committed to developing our staff through our graduate programme, mentoring, in-house and external training, and our professional approach to setting standards is best practice. We are also members of the Chartered Insurance Institute, which has a long history of championing professional standards within the industry, and many of our people have become – or are in the process of becoming – CII accredited.The best clientsHiscox has three vital questions for every risk - "Who is the insured? Who is the insured? Who is the insured?". Who we insure is as important as what we insure. Whatever the business, be it a global oil company or a one man professional practice, we are interested in the management and how the business is run. Our belief is that the good insured always pays too much, and the bad insured too little. By seeking out the good insured and avoiding the bad, we are able to offer wide cover at reasonable premiums.InnovationAll of our products have been designed with our customers’ specific needs in mind. Creative use of technology has also improved distribution and enabled us to respond even more quickly and effectively to our customers. Unlike many of our competitors, Hiscox really is an organisation that thrives on change.Hiscox EuropeHiscox Europe covers Luxembourg, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, and Ireland. The FTE headcount is around 450 and the total number of people is around 465. As a business we generate sales of around €400m per annum via two main product streams “Art and Private Client” (high net worth private households, personal fine art and public and personal collections) and “Professional, Specialty and Commercial” (which provides insurance products to small to medium sized businesses).Most of our business is conducted through other businesses, Insurance brokers, or through other financial services businesses such as banks.The roleThe Finance Manager will support the growth of each of Iberia business as they grow their premium income. Will be responsible for the daily management of the numerous accounting, finance, and tax issues in each of the businesses.The role combine pure accounting function, reporting and strategic thinking, and accounting administrative tasks. Will be part of a wider pan-European finance function and will have a considerable amount of cross-border interaction.This person will be also responsible for the daily management of the numerous accounting, finance, and tax issues in each of the businesses. It combines pure accounting function, reporting and strategic thinking, and accounting administrative tasks. Finally, there will be a combination of direct and matrix management of staff depending on the country/region.Key responsibilitiesTechnical and ManagementMonitoring and management of business and financial performance; Development of business cases and/or remedial action plans to maximize performance;Evaluating business opportunities, risks and issues and assessing their financial implications;Providing financial advice, guidance and recommendations to Iberia Management team and HSA Europe CFO;Responsible for delivery of forecasts and reports on a regular or ad hoc basis to meet the needs of internal customers and stakeholders, within agreed timescales;Contributing to the development of financial models, tools and analytical processes to meet business needs;Local development of underwriting planning & performance monitoring, expense variance tracking, budgeting and forecasting, quarterly financial consolidation packs and general financial analysis;Maintain accurate, up-to-date records and ensure data and content is appropriately secure, in the preparation of the entity accounts for submission to fiscal and regulatory bodies;To manage the country budget and forecasting process with the management team;Recommend and implement methods and procedures to improve accounting processes for either the country or on a European basis as required;To manage the country budget and forecasting process with the Iberia management team, setting and delivering against targets, develop opportunities and build credible plans to ensure all P&L items are accurately planned and to ensure the financial health of the business.AdministrativeManage the administration and approvals of the country payroll in conjunction with the HR Manager;Gathering, validating and compiling quantitative and qualitative financial information, from multiple internal and/or external sources to ensure accuracy and completeness;Handling the flow of requests for information into and out of the department: responding or re-directing and prioritizing items accordingly. *LI-POST Person Specification: Academic qualifications in Business Management, Accounting or Finance, with preference for a Master Degree;At least 5 years of experience in a similar role;Accountable for the development of financially sound business strategy and annual operating plans for Iberia.Ensure that the GL at all times accurately reflects the branch performance, assets and liabilities, with appropriate robust and independent controls.Extensive knowledge in Spanish and international taxation & Cash Flow ManagementExperience working with international teams. Team player. Highly motivated self-starter.High Proficiency or near fluency in English, with fluency in the language of the country or region (Spanish)Ability to communicate their message, to understand their audience and deliver the information in a clear and user-friendly manner;Actively influencing day to day decisions, shaping strategy and the direction of the business, should be the ‘translator’ between finance and operations, as well as commercially aware, understanding and anticipating the needs of both of those areasCapacity to look beyond business plans. Position and steward the implementation of Finance approved strategies, policies and processes in location to ensure consistent Group-wide best practice is deliveredCollaborates with other Country Finance Directors, Financial Controllers, and key internal stakeholder groups to act in a manner that supports the global business through sharing of resources, and intelligence to optimize delivery to customersKnowledge and experience of the dynamics of the insurance world to provide 'real time' support and analysis, to be a trusted adviser and to add value that will assist in decision making.Provide functional leadership and coaching on financial issues to the country business unit.Be extremely literate in Microsoft Excel and other standard Office toolsAbility to travel (maybe up to 20% of time)*LI-POST

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