Finance Programme Business Manager
Liberty Specialty Markets
4d ago


Finance in Liberty Specialty Markets (LSM) consists of circa 100 FTE and is key due to the fact we; partner with the business to improve decision-

making, ensure all external reporting requirements are fulfilled, expertly handle our investments and give continuous support.

Finance strives for continuous improvement in all areas and aims for excellent customer service, supported by quality and efficient processes, all operating within a robust control environment.


The Finance Programme Business Analyst will be responsible for business activities relating to specific priorities and ensuring effective delivery.

The role requires an individual with a strong background of delivering major finance change programmes in the insurance industry.


Define the problem statement and desired outcome

Work closely with the priority SME to resolve and handle impacts on the existing processes, supporting the engagement with multiple stakeholders and handle existing data flows including interfaces and data consumption

Work with the Controls Lead to define changes required and ensure controls are effectively designed.

Identification of any transitional arrangements that are required to support new processes and ensure solutions to bridge any gaps

Development of Business Process Procedures ( BPP’s ), Test Scenarios and Test Scripts, ensuring alignment with the overall testing strategy / approach

Support UAT and Pre-Production testing, to ensure effective and timely testing

Ensure evidence is in place to support all finance testing activities that will satisfy Internal Audit, External Audit and Change Management purposes

Support Business Change in the preparation for Pre Change Authority Board ( CAB ) and Post CAD

Work with Internal and External Audit on any queries relating to the assurance review of the specific priority

Knowledge transfer to relevant BAU owners removing dependency on the programme team following successful delivery of the priority

Adherence to all relevant regulatory requirements forms part of your role, and the demonstration of behaviours as set out in the Conduct Risk Policy, as they relate to your role, is core to LSM’s commitment to placing customers at the centre of our business and behaving with integrity.

LSM expects you to understand your responsibilities relating to all regulatory and internal requirements, and to proactively demonstrate compliance with these requirements and behaviours at all times.

These requirements include Solvency II, fair treatment of customers, Financial Crime, Data Protection, Conflicts of Interest, and Whistleblowing


Your understanding of insurance accounting is important, including Syndicate specific issues

Experience of major finance transformation projects

Experience in project delivery and test execution

Qualified Accountant

Team player. Collaborative style. Energised and ambitious. Positive outlook and can do attitude

Good peer influencing skills and the ability to work comfortably in a complex matrix environment and to interact constructively with a wide variety of personality types

Comfortable with ambiguity

We know that each of us has a unique perspective’, shaped by our different backgrounds, personalities, life experiences, beliefs and many other dimensions of difference.

D&I embraces all of those dimensions which make each of us who we are; a combination of visible and invisible differences which guide our perspectives and approaches in life.

At LSM, we recognise and encourage the values of diversity, inclusion and collaboration and we know that working together to share our unique perspectives helps us make better decisions, deliver innovative solutions and pursue our goals.

We have an inclusive culture and leadership where all colleagues are empowered to be their unique selves and fully contribute to getting things done.

And we are as committed to helping each other internally, as we are to helping our customers, communities and shareholders externally.

We currently celebrate a number of aspects of D&I and are expanding our strategic and tactical approaches to ensure that we celebrate many more in the coming months and years.


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Liberty Specialty Markets offers specialty and commercial insurance and reinsurance products across key UK, European, Middle East, US and other international locations.

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Bringing together the knowledge and expertise of over 1,700 employees in approximately 65 offices around the world.

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Gross written premium of $3,757 million. Financial backing of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, a US Fortune 100 company.

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