Functional Head, Planning Control and Group Reporting

Job Title: Functional Head, Planning Control and Group Reporting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 9521_1567575850
Contact Name: Jin Wong
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 04, 2019 14:02

Job Description

Our client is a leading global Insurer for both Life and General Insurance.


Job Scope

  • Manage the team responsible for reporting and analysis for both Life and P&C business
  • Provide business and financial insights to senior management for decision making
  • Drive the business planning and forecasting exercise for both Life and P&C business


  1. Develop and present the 3 years rolling strategic plan for both Life and P&C business in Hong Kong:
  • In depth trend analysis, market and competitor analysis, regulatory and external factors review for a sound business plan
  • Engage and assist business unit and department heads in planning exercise
  • Deep-dive of group strategic initiatives and localization of these initiatives
  • Scenario and sensitivity testing for impact analysis and planning mitigation action
  • Review and propose capital management options

  1. Monitor the execution of plan and variance in results
  • Track closely the technical ratios and reasons for variance
  • Expense management with an objective to channelize investments in value add initiatives
  • Develop policies for budgetary control
  • Manage planning and budgeting systems from a functional perspective
  • Advises business heads on general budget performance, alerting of special circumstances or concerns.
  1. Manage all the management reports
  • Reports to multiple stakeholders like Group, Regional, Management, Business heads and Departmental heads.
  • Manage monthly financial closing meeting
  • Regularly review reporting structures and streamline reporting requirements
  • Automate reports/ dashboards
  1. Prepare business case and plans to justify investments
  • Cost-benefit analyses for all major investments covering benefits of current and proposed program proposals, capital requirements, costs, breakeven, IRR, etc.
  • Review and recommend different types of investments based on risk and return analysis;
  1. Manage the technical accounting team responsible for A&H reinsurance reconciliations, analysis and settlement

  2. Develop high quality work teams with clear accountabilities and performance expectations to ensure ability to deliver high performance.


  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in reporting, analysis and planning in insurance business, with 5+ years in middle management positions.
  • Fluent in English. Mandarin and Cantonese skills would be an asset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to interact with various key internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to drive major initiatives


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