Group Senior Internal Financial Controller-Solvency 2

Location 75-PARIS, France
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Finance, Control and Strategy
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Job position
Within the Group IFC team, the candidate will be a member of the Solvency II team, in charge of monitoring the IFC Solvency II programme.
Main responsibilities
  • In his/her role, the candidate will have to:
  •  Actively participate to the monitoring of the IFC framework on Solvency II Pillar I topics (AFR and STEC processes):
  • Lead the review of assigned AFR/ STEC stream(s) (i.e. Life, P&C, Market and Credit. Operational and Aggregation), appropriate the ownership, participate to the review and the improvement of the control framework (Risk and Control Matrices- RCMs) together with the teams in charge of different streams (mainly risk management and PBRC teams)
  • Support and monitor the entities in the overall review of their local control framework as well as in in the remediation of their deficiencies
  • Be a liaison manager for the entities assigned, become the main of contact with regards to the all transversal topics, Pillar I, Pillar II and IT related and monitor them via a dedicated monthly reporting during the certification period
  • Support the manager of the team in terms of training preparation, knowledge sharing and communication on IFC/Solvency II topics
  • Participate to the set-up of ICON for the IFC/Solvency II framework at both Group and entity levels
  • Be in charge of dedicated Pillar II streams (Use Test, Data Quality, Model Change and ORSA) depending on the experience and the expertise
  • In addition to the IFC / Solvency II framework, be involved in the traditional IFC / IFRS program in order to understand the methodology, the principles and quickly be able to support the rest of the team; the objective being after a period of adaptation to become a “liaison manager” for some entities in the IFC scope
  • Participate and organize communication actions to raise IFC awareness within the Group (e.g. IFC working days, IFC manual, IFC induction course) and facilitate IFC extension projects

Technical and professional skills
  • Good understanding of the insurance business (organization, risks, processes and financial reporting)
  • Good understanding on Solvency II aspect
  • Good understanding of the Internal Model of AXA would be appreciated
  • Good understanding of internal control concepts
  • Proven experience in international and transversal project management
  • Effective communication and writing in English
    Interpersonal skills
    The candidate must be able to work in an international environment and with a great number of interlocutors (including high level executives)
    S/he must be well motivated, dynamic, structured, flexible and curious
    S/he must be result-oriented, able to anticipate and timely solve problems
    Team spirit is a must
    Management skills
    At least 6 to 8 years in transversal project management within a Finance or Risk Management; an audit background would be appreciated.
    Ability to lead projects of cross-department and cross-countries teams

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