A high-profile investment firm is looking to recruit an Insurance Accountant who will report directly to the Financial Director and assist with the running of the Finance team.
Manage the monthly and quarterly accounting and reporting processes with regards to the program management division
Liaising with other departments to monitor developments and adjust accounting processes as required
Assisting with the drafting of technical and/or process documents supporting the accounting
for new programs, where required.
Assisting with the development and testing of systems used to support program
management business and new accounting standards (eg IFRS 17) as well as ensuring that
processes being put in place are fit for purpose to meet accounting/reporting requirements
for program management and result in efficiency gain.
Assisting with the preparation of quarterly management accounts, annual statutory financial
statements and regulatory reports.
Assisting with the provision of reporting and analysis required to meet Group reporting
Assisting with financial analysis, including variance analysis against budget
Assisting with external and internal audits including helping to compile replies to audit
Maintaining compliance with any applicable statutory or regulatory obligation as required by
Fully qualified accountant in possession of a relevant degree/ACCA qualification.
Minimum of 2 years experience working in the insurance industry and/or having a relevant
insurance related degree.
Financial reporting background, with strong understanding of general insurance
Technical knowledge of IFRS and Solvency II reporting.
Highly numerate, with the ability to process financial data quickly and with a good attention
Proficient with MS Office applications in particular MS Excel.
Experience working with SAP or other General Ledger systems would be desirable.
Ability to work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines and manage conflicting tasks.
Ability to liaise confidently with internal staff and external parties on actions and
“Can do” attitude, and a team player with good interpersonal skills.
Experience or willingness to work within an international environment will be considered an asset