Senior Finance Specialist - IFRS17

Job Title: Senior Finance Specialist - IFRS17
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: Auckland
Reference: 648604
Job Published: August 14, 2019 10:11

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for those who are in the insurance sector and keen to be part of a major Finance Transformation project!

Suncorp New Zealand is a leading general insurance and life insurance business in New Zealand and is part of the Suncorp Group which is also a leading general insurance and banking business in Australia. If you’re looking for a rewarding career at a great place to work, then Suncorp New Zealand could be the place for you.

The IFRS17 Team is responsible for the successful implementation of the new IFRS17 International Accounting Standard for Insurance Contracts, which represents the most significant change in insurance accounting in more than twenty years. A role in the IFRS17 Team therefore offers a unique opportunity to be part of designing the future state of financial reporting for Suncorp NZ.

The Senior Finance Specialist will assist the IFRS17 NZ Finance Lead in leading the design and implementation of the IFRS17 solution for Suncorp’s NZ business by providing finance, analytical and technical direction and guidance and contributing at a senior level in respect of the full range of finance issues arising.

To be successful in this role you will bring:

  • 10+ years proven proficiency in accounting within financial services
  • Degree Qualification in finance/accounting
  • Membership of recognised professional body (ACA, CFA, CPA)
  • Strong financial management
  • Self-starter with outstanding communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to think and plan strategically
  • Leadership, consensus-building and facilitation skills (particularly in relation to consulting and influencing across all levels in the Group)

Suncorp are passionate about inspiring our people by creating an inclusive culture, offering flexible work, career development and internal mobility, and building connected relationships amongst our team members and with our customers.

What we also offer:

  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus
  • Free life, salary continuance and trauma insurance cover
  • Discounts on Asteron Life, Vero, Southern Cross medical insurance
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership

For more information, please visit https://www.suncorp.co.nz/careers.html

If this role sounds exciting and you know you’ve got what it takes to create its success, apply today!

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Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

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