We are looking for an experienced professional to lead KPMG's Insurance Transformation as part of our Insurance Advisory team.
Senior Manager Insurance Transformation
Leading a small but growing insurance transformation team
Leading and delivering complex finance, risk and actuarial transformation programs driven by regulatory (Solvency 2, IFRS 17, other) and/or management requirements.
Steering and/or supporting the business development for all aspects of insurance finance transformation by leveraging KPMG resources
Shaping the approach of projects, planning resources, deliverables and timelines
Providing subject matter expertise on a variety of technical topic areas within the insurance and broader financial services consulting community within KPMG
Building and sustaining relationships with our key (re)insurance clients, being seen as a trusted business advisor and maintaining a leading market profile
Identifying client needs and proposing innovative, yet practical solutions
Developing and owning key client relationships to support sustained business growth by identifying and shaping future transformation programs.
Providing oversight across multiple projects running simultaneously
Shape and drive the insurance finance transformation practice strategy and plan
Developing KPMG's thought leadership across a variety of topics including IFRS 17 implementation and approaches to deriving value from Solvency 2
Performance managing and mentoring team members
Working in a manner consistent with KPMG's core values
Being an active role model for colleagues
Degree-level education, Qualified Accountant, e.g. ACA, CA, ACCA, CPA, etc. or Prior actuarial or enterprise risk management education
9-15 years of experience in accounting and finance within the insurance industry or as a consultant, with focus on transformation and change
Experience in some of Solvency II, IFRS, US GAAP, MCEV and ideally, IFRS17
Experience of leading projects in several of the following areas: planning, forecasting, capital and economic value management, financial consolidation, group reporting, management reporting and analysis
Ability to design and implement operating models for finance, risk and actuarial functions and strong understanding of production and reporting financial, solvency and economic reporting processes
Some understanding of IFRS 17 requirements, analysis and methodologies (building block approach, contractual services margin calculation, etc.)
Very good understanding of the insurance industry and processes, especially around the risk, finance and actuarial functions
Strong core consulting skills incl. facilitation, presentation, interviewing and influencing
Ability to work comfortably with actuaries and technicians
Evident leadership skills with experience of managing direct reports and project teams
Confidence and ability to advise senior management on alternative solutions and risks with experience of presenting and influencing at a senior level
Strength of character, empathy and resilience when faced with adversity
Ability to navigate ambiguity, solve problems and consistently exhibit a can-do attitude
You will be joining a growth area, which is an object of strategic focus from senior KPMG leaders. You will work with leading Swiss and multi-national (re)insurance companies on a wide variety of finance, risk and regulatory change initiatives sponsored by C-level clients. As one of the leaders shaping and steering KPMG's strategy and approach to insurance transformation, you will be responsible for developing and managing relationships with client contacts, overseeing and delivering consulting engagements, performance management, thought leadership and people development. There is significant scope for personal and professional growth.
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.