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Insight Investment Management Limited

Finance Manager

Insight Investment Management Limited Dublin, Ireland
Posted 1 month ago Hybrid Job Permanent 0
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Jalpa Chandarana
Head of Resourcing

Insight Investment is a leading asset manager focused on designing investment solutions to meet its clients’ needs.

Founded in 2002, Insight’s collaborative approach has delivered both investment performance and growth in assets under management. Insight manages assets across its core liability-driven investment, risk management, full-spectrum fixed income, currency, and absolute return capabilities. Insight Investment is owned by BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services.

As a leading fixed income specialist asset manager, Insight Investments aims to deliver consistent and repeatable performance by focusing on key specializations - fixed income, insurance asset management, risk management strategies including liability-driven investment (LDI), currency risk management and absolute return and multi-asset. Headquartered in London (with other key offices in New York, Boston, San Francisco, Dublin, Frankfurt, Manchester, Sydney, and Tokyo), the business employs over 1,100 people including 285-plus investment professionals.

With just under $1 trillion under management and sitting within the Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon) Insight leverages the unique combination of achieving the high-performing, risk-adjusted returns of a boutique with the financial stability of a large, global financial institution. It enjoys investment decision-making autonomy, operating with an independent management structure and boards. As part of BNY Mellon’s multi-boutique structure, Insight has the backing of a sound global financial institution for which asset management is a core strategic priority.

The business has a clear mission and purpose to offer investors a different approach to achieving their investment goals; one that prioritizes the certainty of meeting their chosen objectives. Since its launch in 2002, Insight’s partnership approach has delivered an impressive record of growing assets under management based on client advocacy, making it a leading force in investment management. Insight is ranked number one in Edelman’s Asset Management Brand Index 2024 as the manager whose brand is most highly regarded in the institutional marketplace.

Insight has a global network of operations in the UK, Ireland, Germany, US, Japan, and Australia.

More information about Insight Investment can be found at: https://www.insightinvestment.com

Business Unit:

The Finance function is responsible for ensuring Insight’s numbers are accurate and clearly communicated. It is a global team with staff in London, New York, Dublin, and Pune.

The Financial Control Team is responsible for the maintenance and control over Insight’s books and records. In addition, they are responsible for key finance functions such as capital and liquidity management, regulatory reporting, management of the corporate banking relationships, month-end close processes and the preparation of the annual statutory accounts.

•The Financial Analysis Team is responsible for analysing Insight’s financials and presenting them clearly to Insight’s senior management, providing commercial insights to support informed business and strategic decisions. The team cover AUM (Assets Under Management) reporting, revenue/costs P&L, annual budget & ongoing forecasts, Management Information (MI) production, invoicing, and fee commercial control/analysis.

•The Finance Change Team is also responsible for driving Finance’s change agenda, ensuring Finance adapts to the everchanging environment and delivers to support our corporate strategy, Executives, and other department partners’ individual objectives. This includes delivery of new commercial outputs, enhancements to existing processes to drive efficiencies, reduction of finance operational risks, and supporting the development of our finance systems architecture.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a Finance Manager to oversee the Finance function for the Irish entities within Insight Investment. The Designated Person will have responsibility for Capital and Financial Management (PCF 11 and 39A).

Role Responsibilities:

Regulatory reporting

•Ensure completion of regular regulatory returns and ad hoc requests.

•Oversee production of ICAAP/ICARA return and documentation.

•Ensure compliance with all relevant Finance regulatory items.

Year-end statutory financial accounting

•Oversee production of year-end financial accounts and ensure successful audit completion.

Revenue and cost reporting and analysis

•Provide commentary on Insight’s Irish entities financial results.

•Review variance analysis and provide commentary.

•Liaise with UK Financial Analysis team.

Costs booking and analysis

•Review and approve monthly costs produced by offshore team.

•Analyse cost expenditure and highlight trends.

Fund review and profitability analysis

•Work with all areas of the business to review cost requirements for new funds.

•Identify substantive cost driver information and implement regular monitoring process.

•Ongoing development of profitability MI for senior management.

Forecasting and planning

•Prepare quarterly forecasting and annual planning rounds.

•Ensure monthly bookings incorporate changes to forecasts or plans.

Oversee month end P&L close

•Timely and consistent reporting.

•Promptly investigate and resolve any data issues.

•Review monthly legal entity accounts.

Management Information reporting

•Produce monthly management accounts pack.

•Enhancement of the current MI for senior executives.

•Use technology to streamline MI production and end user experience.

VAT and Tax

•Liaise with and review VAT and Tax returns provided by external firms.

•Ensure all relevant Tax and VAT payments are made by third party in a timely manner.

Board reporting

•Prepare quarterly board packs including any ad hoc analysis.

•Attendance and presentation of finance material at Insight Europe board meetings.

Ireland/EU specific

•Provide support to Insight Europe CEO, with the goal being to grow the business in Ireland.

•Interpretation and analysis of regulatory guidance on pooled fund pricing.

Experience required:

  • Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA or equivalent.
  • Relevant financial services background post qualified experience within a Finance function.
  • Regulatory capital, Tax and VAT experience within an Irish market.
  • Strong numerical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Team player but can work independently.
  • Proactive, enthusiastic, and keen to learn.
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