Principal Functional Consultant


About Us

Aptitude Software is a finance software specialist focused on equipping Chief Financial Officers to achieve their strategies and ambitions. With our team of 200, we continue to win against the big technology mega-vendors at many of the world’s leading banking, insurance and telecomm companies.

Many CFOs, financial controllers and finance change specialist firms see the opportunity to help drive profitable growth at their companies. Uniquely, we bring together finance domain expertise, innovative software products and laser-sharp focus on the CFO’s needs to solve problems that our competitors can’t.

What you'll do

    • Perform business analysis on actuarial, policy admin and supporting reference data required for IFRS17 calculations, and subsequent accounting of the output
    • IFRS17 calculation rules configuration rules
    • Create/ review functional specifications for IFRS17 data requirements, and IFRS17 calculation requirements.
    • Provide best practice advice/design of the solution
    • Facilitate and support/ perform system testing
    • Contribute to Finance, Actuarial and Business end user Acceptance Test plan and success criteria
    • Facilitate and support/ perform User Acceptance Testing
    • Analysis of testing defects and support the resolution of the defects

What we're looking for

The ideal candidate will have the following skills & experience:

  • Leadership experience of working in Finance or Actuarial within an Insurance Services in a line role (Business Unit, Group Reporting)
  • Experience working with the accounting impact of Insurance Actuarial models or working with the Actuarial models
  • Knowledge of Solvency II from both an actuarial and accounting perspective
  • Preferably qualified in Accounting if primarily from a finance background, not required if primarily from an Actuarial background.
  • Experience in defining and implementing Accounting Policy and the rules to create journal debit and credit lines for various financial instrument based events would be advantageous
  • Experience of Finance Transformation Projects would be considered an advantage
  • Solvency II implementation project participation would be considered an advantage
  • Experience working with data driven projects is important, as is implementation of solutions within component architectures Data Warehouses, data-marts, accounting engines, sub-ledgers. MIS or Business Intelligence, EDA, SOA, BI, ETL.
  • Experience in Finance and Risk Data Warehouses considered an advantage
  • Demonstrable experience in enterprise wide projects, with an ability to engage with senior level executives, such as CFOs, Global Treasurers, and Finance Directors
  • Has presence, credibility and is able to gain the buy-in of a diverse community of business stakeholders (finance and actuarial teams), technology teams, peers, project managers, and external partners
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly intelligent, creative and innovative, but with the discipline, hands-on approach and personal drive to achieve practical results

Where you'll be

London with international travel

How to Apply

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Principal Functional Consultant


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