Head of Controlling & Reporting About The Role This Group is recruiting for a Head of Controlling and Reporting to provide strategic oversight and direction of the financial reporting function. This role is responsible for delivering all commercial financial analysis including maintaining reporting of relevant KPIs in order to monitor performance business objectives and interpret business results and performance. As the Head of Controlling and Reporting you’ll be responsible for group planning and forecasting, performance analysis, cost management, allocation and monitoring for the group, reporting to the parent company, local management and Board. This includes supporting the business with commercially focused financial analysis of the business performance and cost management. This is a pivotal senior management role providing the opportunity to deputise for the CFO where required. As such, we’re looking for candidates who have had exposure interacting and working at board level including presenting key figures and recommendations. The role is responsible for ensuring all group, statutory, tax and regulatory reporting requirements, including local and group Solvency II reporting are met. In addition, this role will be responsible for the validation of the financial accounts and records and the presentation of the financial results to the Audit and Risk Committees and Board Meetings, providing a relevant and comprehensive commentary and assessment of the financial situation. This includes strategic input and recommendations to the Board in relation financial performance, tax, liquidity and solvency positions of the Group. In addition to the above the successful candidate can expect to: Develop and maintain IFRS 17 reporting and financial analysis capabilities and processes; Develop and manage clear processes for month, quarter, and year end closure, with clear roles and accurate forecasting of the resource required to meet closure timelines; Develop, manage and maintain controlled local statutory financial books and records; Turn data into accurate, readable and relevant operational financial information and management information, delivered in a timely way to stakeholders across Insurance and Law, in order to support business decision making; Develop corporate plan with supporting budgeting and forecasting and relevant documentation of assumptions; Manage budgets and forecasts against financial assumptions; Analyse performance of business lines, and challenge business on its operational efficiency; and Perform cost allocation, communicate rationale and ensure understanding across business lines. Requirements: Good written and verbal communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with stakeholders is an essential requirement for this role. The ability to manage and engage with the wider team is also key. We’d therefore welcome applications from candidates who have demonstrable team management and performance improvement experience. This is a great opportunity for an accomplished qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA or equivalent) with an in-depth knowledge of applicable accounting standards (IFRS, UK GAAP) and a demonstrable background in Capital Reporting and Modelling, including Solvency I and II and Ratings Agencies. We’d like to hear from applicants with previous experience in the insurance industry and insurance accounting knowledge, as well as those with an awareness of financial controls including significant experience working with both internal and external audit. Benefits: 28 days holiday with the option to buy up to a further 5 days Company pension scheme with the option to increase contributions Group Income Protection for all employees Group Legal Protection for all employees Private Medical & Dental

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