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Finance Manager, Asia Pacific Finance Group

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd Mongkok, Hong Kong
Posted 4 days ago Permanent Competitive
Finance Manager, Asia Pacific Finance Group
Description

Take the next step in your career with us .

Allied World is an ideal place for talented professionals who are driven by a belief in the value of collaboration and the power of knowledge.

We believe that when our great people work together and support one another, our clients receive the best solutions. We embrace unique perspectives and empower each person to grow through professional development, career training and mentoring programs.

Our people are our most important asset, and we are very proud of the quality of our team members.

Job Summary

The Finance Manager is responsible for ensuring the full spectrum of financial reporting in compliance with Hong Kong regulations, Group reporting requirements, local Hong Kong and IFRS GAAP. The role will also play a leading role and actively participate in the implementation of impending regulatory requirements and ad-hoc projects, including but not limiting to new products, systems or relating to new regulatory changes within the region.

Job Duties:

  • Leading a team in preparing or reviewing month-end closing activities in relation to Group and Regulatory reporting.
  • Preparing or reviewing reporting packs including management accounts in relation to HKIA regulatory returns, annual financial statements and taxation related matters.
  • Managing the annual audit process, handling queries or requirements from auditors & HKIA.
  • Providing excellent support to VP Finance and other business functions by offering finance related input to aid decision-making, including internal/external audits, as well as the preparation and review of all reporting requirements.
  • Assisting the VP of Finance in the annual planning exercise, forecasting and analyzing for APAC region.
  • Working closely with the VP of Finance to drive process enhancements and improvements to ensure the effective and efficient control of local regulatory reporting. Identifying opportunities for streamlining and enhancing processes through automation.
  • Owner of the balance sheet reconciliations and ensuring quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
  • Undertaking ad-hoc projects to meet finance-related requirements. Undertake projects on an ad-hoc basis to ensure necessary finance related requirements are met.
  • Ensuring the upcoming regulatory changes to quarterly and annual reporting on RBC basis can meet the new regulatory requirements.
  • Supporting the IFRS 17 project by working closely with APAC IFRS 17 manager and providing advice on BAU processes.
  • Providing coaching and mentoring to finance team members, resolving issues, fostering high-level engagement, and ensuring timely and accurate finance deliverables.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy or Finance with relevant qualifications. CPA qualification is desirable. Experience with US GAAP is preferred.
  • Extensive experience in the insurance industry, preferably non-life insurance.
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting rules and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent ability to work in a hands-on manner, multi-task effectively and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent PC skills with good working knowledge of Excel (knowledge of SUN/SAP general ledger system is an advantage)
  • Good communication/interpersonal skills and detail orientated.
  • Keen awareness of latest financial accounting environment and insurance regulations and be able to analyze the impact of these changes to the organization.
  • Passionate to work in a fast-moving environment.
  • Team player with ability to develop and lead team members.

All information collected from applicants will be kept in accordance with Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd 's (Hong Kong branch) privacy and security policy.

Working at Allied World

Our team of over 1,400 professionals has deep expertise in the industry. They enjoy their work, and many have served for several years. This is what you can expect when you join us:

  • Instant membership in the Allied World Family - a global network of colleagues who will support your career journey
  • A manager who will help you build your career through a structured coaching program
  • Access to a full suite of learning and development tools and resources

Global Presence

We are headquartered in Bermuda, with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Costa Mesa, Dallas, Dublin, Farmington (CT), Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Malaysia, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto and Zug.

Our Business

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of insurance and reinsurance solutions. We operate under the brand Allied World and have supported clients, cedents and trading partners with thoughtful service and meaningful coverages since 2001. We are a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited , and benefit from a worldwide network of affiliated entities that allow us to think and respond in non-traditional ways.

Allied World is an equal opportunity employer. Subject to applicable law, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender , age, disability, military service, marital or civil partnership status, family status, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin , genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law or regulation in the relevant jurisdiction where we operate.

To learn more, visit awac.com , or follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/alliedworld and LinkedIn at linkedin.com/company/allied-world .
Job ID  2400002Y
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