Head of Financial Reporting

  • 37235
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Apr 20, 2020
Reinsurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead the financial reporting for the APAC L&H portfolio including local reporting for APAC branches and subsidiaries.
  • Ensure robust controls and documentation supporting the statutory reporting framework for L&H portfolio as well as the company controls.
  • Develop technical knowledge.
  • Coordinate timelines and inputs for closing activities including interviews among APAC L&H, Chief Actuarial and Reporting and Analysis consolidation teams.
  • Prepare internal management reporting, providing APAC L&H figures to management team for analysis and decision making as requested.
  • Support APAC annual business planning process.
  • Participate in Expense and budget planning, including expense studies.
  • Support the completion of internal and external audits and other projects.
  • Act as a liaison between the regional Reporting and Analysis and Chief actuarial teams.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Accounting knowledge and experience, including the ability to create documentation for USGAAP and IFRS financial reporting perspectives, and build operational processes as needed.
  • Previous experience in project work to be able to support and participate in projects related to changes in accounting standards and operational improvements.
  • At least 6 years’ experience in Life re/insurance and familiarity with local reporting requirements in APAC region.
  • Experience with data management and reporting tools such as Business Objects.
  • Very good communication skills, highly organized and capable of working in an international and culturally diverse team, with a high degree of autonomy.
  • Detailed oriented, take great pride in delivering high quality of work within predetermined deadlines, good analytical skills.
  • Flexible with a positive attitude, as well as flexible to meet in off-standard hours as needed.
  • Openness for continuous improvement and a can-do attitude.
  • Fluency in English is essential, knowledge other Asian languages is a plus.