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Senior Finance Manager at Zego
London, GB

Job description

We believe that everyone - and every company - deserves clear, simple and flexible insurance. From carpenters to corporations, part-time hustlers to workaholics, Zego is committed to building insurance products that provide total peace of mind at a fair price.

 

In 2018, the Zegons landed in both Spain and Ireland. It’s our ambition to become a global business – we’re constantly pushing to break into new markets, discover what our customers want and deliver the products they need.

 

We’re backed by the best VCs in Europe and have been named amongst the ‘100 Hottest Startups in Europe’ and ‘Insurtech 100’.

 

Best of all? We’re just getting started.

 

The role

 

As the company grows we are facing an increase of complexity and quantity of our financial data. This means we need more great people in the team to help us make sense of the data we have, devise automated solutions and use appropriate accounting techniquest to represent our financials in the best way possible.

 

We are relying on high degree of automation in our finance and accounting work. Thinking of efficient ways of processing data and communicating with tech team is an important part of the job.

 

This is a perfect role for someone who would like to work in a fast paced environment and contribute to building industry leading financial solutions.

 

As a Senior Finance Manager you will:

  • Build financial infrastructure for 21st century insurance company - developing accounting and finance solutions for our growing needs

  • Produce financial accounts using latest software, both externally available and internally developed

  • Build and maintaining revenue recognition systems

  • Take care of our various reporting needs (to insurers, FCA, investors)

  • Support our international expansion needs and develop consolidation systems

  • Review internal systems and processes with a view to improve efficiency and controls

  • Provide management with up to date financial information

  • Work closely with business intelligence and pricing to make sure the company is using consistent data

  • Find best possible approach for industry specific challenges, such as accounting for client money

  • Help the team to adjust the financial processes to incorporate own insurance capacity requirements around capital and reserving

Requirements

  • 5+ years relevant experience either in a finance team in a company or audit/consulting environment

  • Experience in insurance industry strongly preferred

  • Proven success in high pressure environments, high degree of personal responsibility for results and ability to work independently

  • Passion for technology and automation is a must

  • Strong numerical and analytical skills with a keen eye for detail

Nice to haves

  • Working knowledge of Xero and Netsuite

  • Experience with Looker BI Software

  • Knowledge of SQL

Benefits

  • Gain valuable experience operating within a VC-backed, high growth tech startup

  • Work in a very supportive and friendly environment with plenty of personal and professional development opportunities

  • Competitive compensation package as well as great extras, including monthly socials, regular squash, board game nights, yoga, all you can eat breakfast every Friday!

  • Vibrant, open-plan office located in the heart of Shoreditch




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