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CFO / Head of Finance - Startup Insurance Company

  • Location:

    Jersey City

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    US$180000 - US$220000 per annum + + bonus

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Hidalgo

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:


CFO / Head of Finance - Startup Insurance Company

About the role:

This is a newly evolved position that will assume the Head of Finance role for a small insurance carrier writing approximately $50million in premium. This role supports the CEO and will eventually assume the role of CFO for the Business.

Compensation on offer ranges from $180-220k plus bonus. The role is open to remote candidates however weekly trips to Jersey City will be required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead financial close and preparation of financial statements for both US GAAP financial statements.
  • Serve as a financial advisor to the CEO and executive team for strategic planning and commercial decision making.
  • Lead and develop a small team of accounting professionals.
  • Develop financial control and processes to ensure company is compliant with SOC and SOX requirements.
  • Perform a variety of analysis to support a growing business including segment, industry, peer and ad hoc analysis
  • Create and continuously improve processes
  • Lead a growing team providing effective coaching and prioritization of deliverable

Required qualifications and credentials:

  • CPA, MBA or Bachelors Degree in Accounting.
  • Recent insurance industry experience is strongly desired.
  • Prior experience working in a Senior Finance or Accounting position with tangible experience in Accounting under US GAAP and US Statutory Accounting principles.
  • Strong leadership capabilities and willingness to be hands on driving execution and change where needed
  • Financial change and accounting system implementation experience
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

To be considered further, please apply using the prompts provided or send your information to

Candidates with working rights in the US can only be considered at this time. Sponsorship is not on offer for this position.

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