Role details

Senior global accountant

London   •   £55,000 - £60,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • FTSE 30 equivalent multinational powerhouse
  • Great progression opportunities

About Our Client

Our client are a multinational, household name insurance company. They serve over 30 million customers in close to 200 countries worldwide and were recently recognised as one of the best places to work.

Job Description

You would be responsible for working within a team that managers BUPAs Statutory Reporting process and provides a technical centre of excellence to finance colleagues across Bupa. You will be working closely with the Global Financial Reporting Manager and the Head of Global Reporting in:

  • Preparation of the Group's consolidated statutory accounts for Full Year and Half Year;
  • Preparation of the statutory accounts and disclosures for the Group's UK Insurance entity for Full Year;
  • Coordination and production of the Group's Annual Report;
  • To gather, manage and monitor the integrity of the management and financial data used for all reporting to the Group Board including management accounts, forecasts and the three year plan;
  • Producing an environment of continuous improvement to ensure that all reporting is conducted to the highest possible standard in the most efficient manner.
  • Co-ordination, planning and managing core regular reporting processes such as month end;
  • Taking a key role in coaching and developing more junior members of the team;
  • Being a business partner to the Market Units and Business Units to support their development and delivery to Corporate Centre of value-add statutory reporting, planning and budgeting to the Bupa Board;
  • Responsible for preparation of the Group statutory reporting instructions for year end and half year;
  • Liaise with the Group auditors to ensure they receive appropriate information to perform their audit.
  • Provide financial accounting advice to Business Units and Group functions by interpreting and applying financial reporting standards;
  • Work closely with other teams by providing proactive analysis of financial data;

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will need to have the ability to adapt to changing and ambiguous situations, willing to challenge the existing practices in place. You will also need the following:

  • Big four ACA qualification
  • Strong communication skills
  • Group reporting/ consolidation experience in a large group

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be offered £55 000 - £60000 + great benefits, depending on experience

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