Senior Financial Accountant

Goodman Masson
London, United Kingdom
20 Jan 2023
28 Jan 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
A leading Insurance firm based in the City of London are searching for a Senior Financial Accountant to work with their UK Group of Lloyd's Insurance Market companies. This is an all encompassing role within syndicate accounting. The role will support the Syndicate Accounting Manager in planning and running the close process (monthly and quarterly), together with assisting with the preparation of analytical tools and reports to support the information produced.

  • The accounting of insurance technical and non-technical transactions in the relevant ledgers of the Syndicates, including handling all technical aspects affecting the syndicate ledgers
  • All operational aspects of the production of ledgers, including the preparation of account reconciliations and analysis of balance sheet and profit & loss items
  • Liaising with parties involved in the process, in particular within the Finance area, to ensure the end result is delivered in the timeframe and standards required
  • Assisting in planning and production of reports and ensuring that they are produced in accordance with the relevant timetables, ensuring that there is sufficient time for management review and understanding of the figures
  • Development of diagnostics and continuous interaction with underwriters, actuaries and treasury in order to develop the understanding of the figures
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors at the highest level and ensuring that all the information required is produced and the audits are completed on time
  • Responsible for the development of process improvements and system enhancements, in order to ensure the efficient and accurate production of data. This might require involvement in projects.

  • Qualified or part qualified CA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Completion, review and improvement of volume reconciliations
  • Proficient on Excel - creating and manipulating pivot tables to best analyse data
  • Experience with accounting software (for example Oracle's PeopleSoft platform)
  • Working knowledge of UK GAAP
  • Good analytical and verbal communication

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