Financial Accountant (FR&C)

Location London
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
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Job ref: J4825
Published: 22 days ago
New opportunity ss a Financial Accountant, whereby you will support all Financial Reporting and Control aspects of the insurance business. You will lead the preparation of balance sheet analysis and control reconciliation and work closely with other teams to understand the movements in the balance sheet and rationalising these alongside what is happening in the business.  Additionally, you will produce annual statutory financial statements, contribute to the companies consolidated financial statements and ensure that any balance sheet actions are adequately tracked and resolved.   You will liaise with and support both internal and external stakeholders and you will be a key point of contact for the external auditors.   Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities • Responsible for recording and monitoring balance sheet action points. • Collaborate with the Record to Report, AP/AR and FP&A teams to follow these through to resolution. • Supporting colleagues across the business, providing detailed help and guidance, as required • Showing curiosity to continually review and improve the control and process environment of the business • Supporting in the implementation of new IFRS as required • Supporting in the production of regulatory reporting, including RMAR and others as required • Building excellent working relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external, including colleagues across finance, internal and external audit • Prompt and accurate input into ad-hoc projects and other data analysis as required.  The Ideal Candidate • Part qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA with demonstrable experience within a medium or large organisation • Experience within the insurance industry • Prior experience working within an Insurance Broking or Underwriting business is advantageous.  • Experience and competence in external financial reporting, including preparation of statutory accounts.  • Able to quickly spot control risks within complex systems and companies, and design and implement processes to prevent or mitigate them.