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Finance Systems Project Officer - Insurance Group


11 July 2023

Hong Kong

Our client, a leading insurance group, is seeking a highly motivated Finance System Project Officer to join the Project Team. This position will play a key role in defining, developing, and executing finance system projects, with a primary focus on enhancing our financial processes and systems. The Finance System Project Officer will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to drive the successful implementation of various finance system initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the identification, evaluation, and implementation of finance system projects, ensuring alignment with strategic business objectives and compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Analyze existing finance systems, identify areas for improvement, and propose innovative solutions to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and scalability.

  • Develop comprehensive project plans, outlining project scope, objectives, timelines, milestones, and resource requirements, while managing and prioritizing project deliverables.

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, including finance teams, IT department, and external vendors, to gather and define business requirements and ensure successful implementation of system enhancements.

  • Coordinate and facilitate system testing, ensuring proper functionality, addressing identified issues, and capturing end-user feedback.

  • Provide regular project status updates to senior management, highlighting achievements, risks, and areas for improvement.

  • Deliver end-user training and create user guides and documentation to ensure smooth system adoption and provide ongoing support to finance teams.

  • Foster a collaborative and productive working environment, promoting effective communication, knowledge sharing, and cross-functional teamwork.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Systems, or a related field. Professional certifications, such as PMP or CAPM, are advantageous.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in finance systems implementation or project management, preferably within the financial services or insurance industry.

  • In-depth knowledge of finance systems, databases, and reporting tools, with experience in areas such as finance process improvement, data migration, and system integration.

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to assess complex problems, identify root causes, and develop practical solutions.

  • Excellent project management skills, with a proven track record of successfully leading cross-functional teams and delivering projects on time and within budget.

  • Solid understanding of finance and accounting principles, as well as regulatory requirements, ensuring compliance throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex concepts and technical requirements to non-technical stakeholders.

  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational, and time management skills, ensuring accurate and efficient project execution.

  • Proficiency in project management software, MS Office Suite, and other relevant tools.

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