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Chief Financial Officer - Life Insurance

  • Location:

    New York

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Chris Dodds

  • Contact email:

    Chris.Dodds@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-062024-249841_1718027964

  • Published:

    10 Tage her

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-10


Our client, a newly establish life and annuity insurance company, is currently seeking a Finance Director / Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to lead their Finance department on a permanent basis.
This is a great opportunity for a strong accounting professional to step up into a leadership position. This role requires strong technical knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and regulatory reporting.
The client is looking for someone to be in New York City for at least 3 days per week, however given the start-up nature of the business more days may be required.
Base salary compensation for the role ranges from 300-450k with bonus and LTI potential.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the financial reporting, general accounting and reconciliations for the company
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the finance team
  • Manage budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations including SEC, BMA and other regualtory bodies.
  • Develop and implement financial policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with other departments to drive financial performance
  • Oversee tax and expense management.
  • Additional adhoc requests and analysis for senior management


Key Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting or similar
  • CPA, MBA or CFA designation strongly preferred
  • Proven experience as a Controller, CFO or similar role
  • Insurance industry experience necessary, preference for life and annuities experience
  • Strong financial acumen and analytical skills
  • Excellent leadership and communication abilities
  • Strategic thinker with a focus on growth and profitability
  • Knowledge of financial regulations and reporting requirements
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
To be considered for this position, please apply using the prompts provided.
Please note that this client is strictly looking for candidates with insurance experience and candidates without this experience may not be further considered.

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