Brampton Recruitment LTD

Financial director / Consolidation


Head of claims finance operations

05 November England - Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke on Trent Perm €55333.61 - €71933.69 per annum

The client is a nationwide solution provider within financial services who have seen significant growth over the last few years. They have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Head of Claims Finance Operations to join their team. The Head of Claims Finance Operations role has been newly created following recent growth in the business. The role will play a pivotal part in leading multiple teams, working with colleagues across the business and our clients to ensure effective cash management and operational accounting. A great opportunity for a strong leader from a finance or accounting background.

The company offers an extensive benefits list such as bonuses, employee awards, opportunity to receive industry recognised qualifications, excellent holiday packages, pension scheme and company sick pay.

Job Description:

The Head of Claims Finance Operations is responsible for chasing outstanding invoices and collections of premiums. This is a vital role in the cash-flow of the organisation. Duties will include:

* Responsible for day-to-day people management and leadership of the Property, Motor and Casualty operational accounts teams
* Responsible for management of all claims fiduciary functions
* Lead and develop the Claims Finance Operations teams
* Ensure we meet all client and regulatory requirements
* Represent claims finance with insurer clients
* Setting and delivering on aged debt objectives with the Credit Control team
* Monthly reporting of collections and aged debt for the Claims Solution divisions
* Managing and overseeing the Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger functions
* Working closely with the Claims Solutions Finance Director and Group Financial Controller to achieve the overall business goals
* Balancing the needs to achieve targets with delivering an excellent customer service
* Acting as an escalation point for the team
* Handling queries from clients and colleagues and resolving problems
* Manage the Claims Finance Team ensuring client bank account reconciliations are accurately maintained, and data sent out to clients is of the highest standards

The ideal candidate for the Head of Claims Finance Operations position will be:

* Experience of working within the Finance or Accounting industry
* Finance/accountancy qualification desirable (e.g. AAT)
* Experience of managing and leading multiple teams
* Results-driven
* A good negotiator who can also influence others
* Experience of working under pressure and to deadlines
* The ability to work in a team as well as individually
* Good attention to detail and accuracy
* High level of skill in organising and prioritising
* Organised and methodical approach
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Highly IT literate, strong Excel and system skills

Hours: Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week between the hours of 8.00am - 6.00pm

Salary: Competitive salary for a role at this level

Brampton Recruitment are an independent Commercial and Accounts & Finance recruitment agency working in partnership with employers spanning Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Cheshire, and the Greater Manchester region.