Finance Manager

  • Date Added: 16 October
  • Role: Permanent / Full Time
  • Location: Melbourne

About the Company

Generation Life is a life company that manufactures and distributes investment bonds. Its 50+ staff manage $1.3b in Funds under Management for 15,000 clients, and 1,200+financial planners which distribute Generation Life's products. Its parent, Generation Development Group is listed on the ASX.

Recently Generation Life announced plans to build a new product - a market-linked lifetime annuity. There is $566 billion in post-retirement assets in the Australian superannuation industry andonly 1% of which is invested in lifetime annuities. There is a huge opportunity for a new, differentiated solution in the lifetime annuity space.

The Opportunity

We are searching for a high calibre individual who has been involved in the development of a new product and is used to working in a multi-disciplinary team. Strong technical skills and experience in financial services, particularly in annuities, is essential. The role is also open to someone making their first move from the Big 4 provided you have relevant experience and understanding of annuities.

You will initially report to the project manager for the product launch; then, following the launch, you will report to the CFO when the role moves to the 'business as usual' stage.

About You

We require an ambitious individual who will thrive in an organisation thathas and continues to experience major growth; you will enjoy working in a small, high performing team where decisions are made quickly.

Skills & Experience

  • Strong knowledge of annuities and reinsurance products is essential, including accounting and tax reporting
  • Solid understanding of APRA regulatory capital requirements
  • Demonstrated track record in managing and delivering a new finance system and processes
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification
  • CPA/CA with at least 3 years' post-qualification experience
  • Strong competencies with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

This is a truly unique position and a great opportunity to be part of something new. You will play a critical part in all aspects of the product launch, after which your strong technical accounting skills will play an invaluable role as the position develops into the BAU stage. If you are seeking a role that will advance your career, this could be the perfect role for you.

If you feel interested in exploring this opportunity in more detail please contact Rachel Morton @ Marshall McAdam, who is managing this recruitment on behalf of Generation Life. Please note, any direct applications or referrals from other recruitment firms will be directed to Rachel.

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