Deputy Head of Financial Control - AXA XL - (M/F)

Permanent contract
Salary: Not specified
A few days at home
Experience: > 7 years


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Whatever their stage of life, we provide over 108 million customers with the products and services they need to progress. From insurance to personal protection, and savings to wealth management, no matter the need we’re always there for them. And we’re always there for our employees. In 50 countries, we work hard to inspire pride and a sense of belonging in our people. To provide opportunities that challenge them, inspire them, and reward them. And to create a culture that’s open, supportive, and empowering. Because we know that’s the real secret to success – and the best way for us to keep building a better world for both our customers and the talented people who put them first. 

The headquarters of the AXA Group (GIE AXA) brings together our corporate activities. It provides guidance and support to subsidiaries around the world, to ensure the coordination and monitoring of the Group's global strategy, the application of its standards, the consistency of commercial approaches and the sharing of best practices.

The headquarters gathers approximately 1000 employees and is distinguished by its strong international culture (45 nationalities), which makes it a rich and stimulating place to work.

As part of this team, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work alongside a talented and experienced Financial Reporting Manager in Paris, France.
  • Lead a team responsible for all financial reporting of AXA XL, a key entity with revenues of around €20bn.
  • Act as the key stakeholder for both Group senior management and AXA XL.
  • Take on vital responsibilities across the entire AXA Group by analyzing our main KPIs and preparing our annual and activity reports. 
  • Make a real impact on our business and our customers' lives.
  • Develop your skills and advance your career in a dynamic and supportive work environment.

You will be in charge of managing two team members and a network of 20 Financial Controllers and accountants, and will work closely with your peers to develop the performance and spirit of our 50-strong team that drives Group reporting functions. As an in-house expert, you will provide clear communication of the Group’s KPIs to top management and influential external audiences, and build the storyline of key markets and lines of business. You will not just organize and produce reporting, but will be a catalyst for improvement and change, challenging our entities on their figures and analysis, optimizing accounting treatment and alternative performance measures, and assessing the risks and opportunities that could affect Group results.

Vous rejoignez une entreprise :

-    Responsable, vis-à-vis des personnes, y compris ses employés et ses clients, et de la planète. -    Aux valeurs fortes-    Qui encourage la mobilité interne, et la formation de ses employés-    Qui vous offre de nombreux avantages (en savoir plus ici : Reward & Benefits - french | AXA Group)-    Flexible, qui permet le travail hybride, au bureau et à la maison.

Les informations fournies par les candidat(e)s seront traitées de manière strictement confidentielle et utilisées uniquement à des fins de recrutement.

Preferred experience

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Strong business analytical skills and the ability to determine and assess key risks and opportunities impacting overall business strategy.
  • Extensive experience of the insurance business, with at least 7 years of experience.
  • A thorough understanding of insurance concepts.
  • A strong knowledge of accounting and reporting frameworks, including IFRS17.

In return, we offer:

  • A diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone's contributions are valued.
  • Equal opportunities and welcome applications from all backgrounds.
  • A competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment where your well-being is a key priority.
  • Pre-employment checks to ensure regulatory compliance for successful candidates.




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