Challenging finance transformations

Challenging finance transformations

The client

A global life insurer wishing to centralise finance functions and introduce a culture of continuous improvement.

The challenge

  • Transform and centralise the finance function to a single UK site.
  • Cut costs and introduce continuous improvement.
  • Reduce lead time for financial reporting.

What MBE did

  1. Introduced operations management principles and tools.
  2. Engaged the finance team in continuous improvement. 
  3. Trained finance leads and team members in Lean methodologies and continuous improvement.
  4. Provided consultancy support to process improvement projects.

The results

  • Reduced time to produce financial reports by 30%.
  • Improved communications and day-to-day delivery through the application of sound operations management.
  • A culture of continuous improvement resulting in reduced waste, overtime and overall headcount.
  • No missed deadlines and no overtime costs.
  • Increased data quality and responsiveness score from 60 to 100%.

Get in touch






UK +44 (0)1737 735 563

SA +27 (0)21 527 0041

Get in touch









UK +44 (0)1737 735 563

SA +27 (0)21 527 0041