• Chief Financial Officer, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a talented, driven finance professional to join our team in Singapore as Chief Financial Officer, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific.

The role of the CFO will be to run the financial management of the operations related to our micro-insurance and health products in Papua New Guinea, Fiji and other parts of the Pacific region. The role will report to the Country Manager, Papua New Guinea but with high independence and ownership over all financial processes.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Manage the local finance team and ensure accurate financial reporting, compliance with local and international reporting standards (IFRS)
• Ensuring the entity’s compliance with local business regulations relating to tax reporting, filing of accounts etc.
• Run the finance operations including monthly closings, preparing budgets & forecasts, ensuring proper internal control processes & controlling treasury processes
• Perform KPI analysis, forecasting and reporting
• Perform any additional data analytics in support of optimising the operation’s performance
• Developing business cases for new business development

You must have a:

• 5 – 7 years minimum work experience within relevant financial management positions. Career probably started out within a big four audit firm or within the internal audit function of a large corporation and has then moved into controlling/analytics/management within operations

• Extensive knowledge and experience within accounting and experience from performing monthly/yearly closings

• Experience from evaluating and mitigating financial and operational risks within an operation and implementing internal control functions

• Demonstrated analytical ability with the competence to communicate analytical results to a broader audience

• Looking for someone eager to travel to emerging markets and enthusiastic about building a new venture;

• Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion is critical


BIMA is a high-growth tech player disrupting the global insurance industry by bringing mobile-delivered insurance and health services to low-income families. We have already reached over 20 million customers with thriving operations in 14 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America.Our groundbreaking approach combines our innovative tech platform with a customer-cantered approach to product design and a dedicated sales team of over 3,500 agents delivering market-leading levels of consumer eduction. The BIMA model has transformed the insurance landscape in the markets where we operate, proving that it is possible to reach consumers at the bottom of the pyramid at scale.Insurance is a powerful tool that can transform the lives of low-income families. These people are at the highest risk of illness and injury, and they feel the financial impact of these shocks immediately. Insurance can prevent their family from falling back into poverty. 93% of BIMA's customers live on less than $10 per day and 80 - 95% have never had access to other insurance. We are extremely proud that our innovation is driving financial and digital inclusion in these markets.Check out our site to learn more about BIMA, our range of affordable insurance and health products, the high profile partners we work with (mobile operators, MFIs and NGOs) and our latest news
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