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Ki • London

FP&A Manager

Employment type:  Full time

2–3 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

Who are we?

Ki is the biggest global insurance tech company you’ve never heard of, unless you’ve been looking to insure a satellite, wind farm or music festival recently.

Having written over $877m in gross written premium in 2023, we’ve achieved significant growth since our beginnings in 2021. Our investors were excited about the fact we were revolutionising the way a 333 year-old industry was working. There are hardly any industries left that are mainly paper based, but the specialty insurance market is one. Together with partners at Google and UCL we developed Ki and created a platform that helps insurance brokers place risk in a fast and frictionless way. We’re continuing to lead the charge on the digitisation of this market and we need more excellent minds to work with us to realise this goal and create more opportunities.


The role

The FP&A and Business Partnering Team is part of the rapidly growing Finance team within Ki. We are building a finance function like no other in the insurance industry, focussed on driving business insight, supporting strategic planning and contributing to future initiatives as set out by the Ki EMC. The individual will need to develop influential relationships across both Ki and Brit.
You will ensure the timely and accurate delivery of all aspects of financial planning & reporting, performance management, management reporting and investor communications across Ki Financial Limited, including Syndicate 1618, Ki Digital Services Ltd and all the Ki Group corporate structures.
The role will encompass the delivery of timely and insightful analysis of the drivers behind each component of Ki’s performance. The role will also encompass planning for all Ki entities, working with senior stakeholders and investors to agree compelling and achievable plans for new and existing operating structures.
You will also have responsibility for the delivery of KFL Group (and subsidiary entity) P&Ls and Balance sheets, ensuring complete accuracy.

What you will be doing

To manage KFL Group’s business planning and reporting team and processes to ensure the right information is being captured to measure business performance.
• To manage members of the Ki Finance team ensuring timely and accurate production of materials and maintain robust financial management and reporting systems for KFL.
• To manage the monitoring and evaluation of the key financial measures for KFL Group, including the profit and loss account, balance sheet, cash flow and solvency ratios.
• To manage the preparation of accurate monthly management information, including the P&L for each vehicle/entity, rolling up to consolidated KFL Group & managed entity views.
• Manage the accurate and timely delivery of information internally and to Ki stakeholders, including:
• Managing the process for the production of MI (monthly / quarterly) ensuring accuracy and efficiency of deliverables providing high quality analysis of trends, variances and performance metrics.
• Developing a clear view of financial performance, including the underlying insurance and reinsurance accounting and investment results to provide commentary and clearly articulate results.
• Ensure thorough verification of financial result reporting and investor materials.
• Manage the maintenance and development of planning and forecasting models, over short and longer-term time horizons.
• Manage the preparation of detailed financial plans and forecasts for each vehicle/entity, encompassing best estimates of expenditure and allocated costs from departments providing support to the vehicles.
• Manage the preparation of quarterly reforecasts, showing YTD performance, key drivers and projected annual results.
• To manage the production of underwriting budget information and projections to service the financial planning process. To ensure appropriate monitoring and reporting of progress against plans and budgets through the management accounting function.
• To manage the monitoring and reporting the underwriting financial performance against budget of each main book of business and the Group as a whole.
• To manage the preparation of analysis of relative performance against Ki’s peer group companies on a quarterly basis.
• Assist in ad- hoc work and strategic projects across a number of different areas as required, with the aptitude to model scenarios, develop analytical tools and frame insightful output.

What you will bring

• Qualified accountant or actuary
• Analytical individual with London Market experience gained working in a Finance, Actuarial or Risk role. If prior experience not specifically Lloyd’s, at a minimum the role requires a commercial & speciality insurance background and the willingness to adapt and quickly learn the fundamentals of Lloyd’s Syndicates, MGAs and Coverholders.
• Solid experience of business performance management disciplines, for example planning, budgeting, forecasting, balanced business scorecards and KPI reporting.
• Highly numerate individual with financial modelling capability.
• Technically adept using Microsoft applications (Excel, VBA and PowerPoint) to model, analyse and structure output.
• Knowledge of project management disciplines.
• The ability to establish effective working relationships across the business.
• Experienced people manager with strong management skills, comfortable managing others’ targets and workloads.
• Strong communicator, able to identify, understand and discuss complex concepts with both expert and non-expert colleagues.
• Flexible approach to work and the ability to use your initiative whilst being involved in a number of ongoing projects at any time.
• The ability to prioritise workload and manage time effectively to ensure successful completion of work in a timely manner.

Our culture

Inclusion & Diversity is at the heart of our business at Ki. We recognise that diversity in age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, thought and social background bring richness to our working environment. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, or who you love, we believe you should be you.
You’ll get a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is kept under constant review to make sure it stays relevant. We understand the power of saying thank you and take time to acknowledge and reward extraordinary effort by teams or individuals.

Company benefits

Shared parental leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Adoption leave
Health insurance
Dental coverage
Non-contributory pension
Annual bonus
Share options
Season ticket loan
Life assurance
Enhanced sick pay
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Carer’s leave
Open to job sharing
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Compassionate leave
Menstrual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Volunteer days
Employee assistance programme
L&D budget
Mental health platform access
Location
63%
Employees are largely happy with their working location freedom
Hours
73%
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
69%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
62%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
73%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
77%
Employees feel that they can mostly manage how they get their own work done

Working at Ki

Company employees

Approximately 175

Gender diversity (male:female)

Approximately 2:1

Office locations

London

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023

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