Role details

Financial Accountant

West Sussex   •   £250 - £400 per day (£64,995 - £103,992)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Financial accountant for FS business
  • Based in Sussex

About Our Client

Financial Services based in Sussex

Job Description

  • Month end (incl YE) close on WD 8 with Flash results WD3
  • Month end close is consistently delivered on time
  • Preparation of monthly reporting packs for third party underwriters
  • Ongoing control and analysis of balance sheets
  • Month end close process is documented and owned to ensure timely completion and comprehensiveness (IBNR allocation, profit commissions, accruals and prepayments, missing data compensation)
  • Checklists to ensure completeness of tasks and activities are maintained
  • Quality reviews of activities and post month end follow up
  • Reporting of IBNR position by Insurer, LOB and currency (identifiable risk pools) to show Claims Incurred
  • Support for various ad-hoc projects

The Successful Applicant

  • Working knowledge of UK GAAP
  • Qualified Accountant with extensive post qualified experience
  • Insurance/Financial Services experience, Solvency I/ Solvency II experience preferred but not essential.
  • Process improvement skills with evidence of identifying and acting upon process inefficiencies.
  • Strong excel modelling skills and hands on experience with other office applications
  • Previous experience of managing a knowledge transfer process
  • Used to working to tight deadlines
  • Strong ability to multitask
  • Strong team player and highly pro active
  • Able to maintain motivation and deliver quality without supervision
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Proven background of working within a Finance function and responding to Change
  • Professional, self-motivated, pro-active individual, capable of assimilating information quickly in order to be effective in a short period of time.
  • Ability to operate at all levels of the organisation
  • Delivery focused

What's on Offer


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