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Expense Manager

Job Description


VANRATH is pleased to be assisting our globally known client in their search for an Expense Manager to join their already established team. My client has undergone a huge period of organic growth and is experiencing ongoing success as they become one of the largest public insurance companies in the US. With exponential career development opportunities and the opportunity to work in a Fortune 100 company, what's not to like?

The Benefits
My client has an exceptional package on offer to attract the best talent in a very competitive market…

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible working hours
  • 4-day week
  • Fantastic benefits package, with health and dental care.


The Role
The purpose of this role is to focus on historical trends and reporting, and future forecasting and planning. The successful candidate will play a vital role in facilitating the business meeting targets and achievements, through the development of analysis, strategic planning, and capital management. The successful applicant will be responsible for the following:

  • Lead and direct daily execution of analysis and communication of financial results, and formulation of financial projections for key products, markets and initiatives
  • Facilitate achievement of business objectives with guidance from the Director and other leaders; while managing multiple deadlines, accountabilities, and competing priorities
  • Build financial team excellence, developing analysts' technical financial acumen and understanding of the business to position them for rotation and career advancement
  • Ensure credibility and reputation of high quality (accurate, timely, relevant) financial measurement, reporting, planning and consulting
  • Lead cross functional teams, assisting Business Unit leaders and stakeholders in a consultative manner and identifying needs in the areas of forecasting, planning, strategic planning, measurement, business case development, capital management and internal controls
  • Build and develop clear and concise executive summaries to help leaders understand results, and anticipate/ understand challenges and opportunities for their business
  • Prepare the strategic and operating plans for the Business Unit and utilise forecast updates to impact/guide management decisions
  • Lead team members to ensure team efficiency and effectiveness (e.g., conflict/problem resolution, process/system improvements, resource procurement, supportive environment)
  • Maximise talent through consistent and effective use of the department's talent management strategy


The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate in depth knowledge of financial and analytical expertise and have a good understanding of accounting principles. Moreover, it is vital the successful candidate has experience in a consultive type role related to finance. This is vital in order to help build relationships whilst recommending corrective actions based on trends deduced from team analysis. The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • A third level education related to Finance, Economics, Accountancy or similar
  • A general knowledge and understand of corporate finance
  • An expertise in financial and analytical principles
  • Previous experience in a role offering consultative views on financial analysis and as a result delivering recommendations for corrective actions.



A fantastic opportunity to join a renowned company, who are continually growing. My client can offer career progression and exposure to a vast global market. Moreover, the travel opportunities are endless, combined with a great benefits package and flexible working to suit everyone. To discuss this vacancy further, or any other Accounting and Finance roles in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland please contact Hannah MacLaren in the strictest of confidence or apply via the link.