Financial Accountant

Location London
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
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Job ref: J4025
Published: 2 months ago
New opportunity working for a leading insurance brokerage firm based in London’s financial district. Working within the UK Retail department of the business, you will be required to support the current and growing portfolio of the business. Other responsibilities include directly supporting our UK business partners with the preparation of management reports, monthly / quarterly forecasts and annual budgets, including analysis on key drivers and metrics for financial performance. Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: • Lead the production of relevant agency partners financial reporting under local GAAP • Provide deliverables and support the International Head of Accounting with Group consolidation of IFRS and US GAAP results • Prepare reports to support various stakeholders • Support the Financial Controller in maintenance of a robust control environment • Develop process notes and system maintenance • Build a strong financial control environment to support future growth and accelerated expansion • Assist UK Retail FP&A manager with production of budgets/forecasts • Maintain cash flow and future forecast for funding needs and distribution • Expect high visibility to C-Suite management of local business as well UK Retail business • Provide relevant inputs in production of both local and group Board packs on the routine basis • Participate in various ad-hoc finance projects such as new system implementation and adoption of SOX. • Collaborate with as Finance business partner for IA, HR, CoSec, Legal, IT, M&A and Treasury • Opportunity to assist with complex accounting such as Consolidation & Business Combination Qualifications & Experience: • Accounting qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills • Strong interpersonal skills with business, financial, and operational acumen • Perform detailed analysis while understanding the implications to the big picture • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills • Demonstrated strong proficiency with other Microsoft Office tools, e.g., PowerPoint, Word • Technical agility and desired knowledge of financial reporting systems and tools, e.g. ERP, EPM, Workday • Ability to work between multiple best-in-class cloud-based solutions