IFRS17 Business Finance Lead - HSBC Insurance IFRS17 Business Finance Lead - HSBC Insurance …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Jan 21
Not Specified
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Jan 21
Not Specified
IFRS17 Business Finance Lead - HSBC Insurance

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Due to the current situation related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), we’re leveraging our digital capabilities to ensure we can continue to recruit top talent at HSBC. As your application progresses, you may be asked to use one of our digital tools to help you through your recruitment journey. If so, one of our Resourcing colleagues will explain how our video-interviewing technology will be used throughout the recruitment process and will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.

Some careers open more doors than others.

If you’re looking for a career that will unlock new opportunities, join HSBC and experience the possibilities. Whether you want a career that could take you to the top, or simply take you in an exciting new direction, HSBC offers opportunities, support and rewards that will take you further.

HSBC Life is a world-class institution where you can specialize in Insurance but enjoy the advantages that come with being part of a leading global international bank. Insurance is about people, and the promises they make. At HSBC Life we help deliver on these promises by providing a wide variety of life insurance products and services to our clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region. 

Our employees enjoy a dynamic and innovative workplace and a world of opportunities to develop their careers in a high-profile growing business segment. We empower our team of high-performing individuals to build skills and explore new experiences to realize the full potential of being part of HSBC. 

Together we pursue efficient ways of working. We harness the latest data and technology solutions to achieve meaningful outcomes for our clients. The protection we offer creates broad and lasting impact, helping clients to be healthier, more productive and more confident in their futures.

We are currently seeking a high calibre professional to join our team as an IFRS17 Business Finance Lead - HSBC Insurance.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other work streams to support the understanding of Financial Impact Assessments as result of IFRS 17, and partner with the business to develop effective strategy and investment decisions in response to the new standard.

  • Drive implementation of an agreed set of Visualisation dashboards (leveraging cloud technology) that will provide insightful analysis of business performance under IFRS 17 to internal and external users, to support understanding of the results and investor communications. 

  • Develop business strategic plans/ AOP/ forecasting capability under IFRS 17

  • Drive system changes to support capturing of data to facilitate actual reporting, forecasting and planning activities in the future state, including coordinating E2E testing of the system solution and new processes. 

  • Work with the technical methodology team to support analysis of Insurance value chain and to identify operational implications of Group consolidated vs Insurance entity specific reporting, where costs and revenues span multiple entities. 

  • Engage with Bank stakeholders to ensure appropriate engagement and buy in to future operating model and performance metrics development, including review of incentive framework


  • Qualified Financial Professional in accounting, finance or actuarial discipline is required, with at least 8 years work experience in the Life Insurance industry.

  • Strong numeracy background with an ability to take on new financial/technical concepts.

  • Proven ability to deliver high quality analysis, recommend solutions, challenge issues with a critical mind-set.

  • Excellent communication skills; proven ability to develop relationships and work collaboratively with others to build a consensus view and define optimal solutions.

  • Driven by a hunger to learn and deliver, with a resilient and 'can-do' attitude.

  • Strong influencing and leadership skills, with proven track record to lead group-wide processes and work with international and virtual teams.

  • Ability to work efficiently in order to optimise contribution, manage change effectively and delivering to tight deadlines.

  • Skilled in the use of Office software, including ability to deliver impactful written reports and PowerPoint presentations. Experience with preparation of Investor Relations materials will be desired.

  • Frequent exposure to senior Finance and business stakeholders.

  • Flexibility to attend meetings via audio or video in a variety of time zones, including early mornings and late evenings on occasion.  This can be undertaken remotely and can be planned in advance.

To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Hong Kong is required.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.


HSBC is committed to building a culture where all employees are valued, respected and opinions count. We take pride in providing a workplace that fosters continuous professional development, flexible working and opportunities to grow within an inclusive and diverse environment. Personal data held by the Bank relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

Issued by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. 

Company Overview

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve more than 39 million customers through four global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 66 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

We aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

Whether you are looking for a first job or taking the next step in your career, we offer many ways for you to realise your ambitions. Come and work with us and you'll have opportunities to make connections all over the world and help build the bank for the future.

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