Syndicate Accountant (12- 15 months)

Location London
Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Contract
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Job ref: J3767
Published: 29 days ago
Syndicate Accountant London A global leader in providing specialty (re)insurance is looking for a Syndicate Accountant with Lloyd’s Syndicate reporting experience that will be part of an agile, responsive and disciplined environment. The assistant accountant in the team is performing monthly accounting close functions through applying accounting policies, and presents financial results to senior management. The role is to assist the production of regulatory reporting on a UK GAAP and Solvency II basis for the Arch entities. Responsibilities: • Provide assistance in the GAAP and STAT financial close (compile data for P&L calculations, assist in the Balance Sheet roll forward and maintenance, etc.) • Assist in the preparation, review and submission of external regulatory & internal management & ‘Group’ reports • Reconcile general ledger to financial reporting database • Provides assistance, to the completion of Lloyd’s reporting – QMA, QMB, QF1, GQD and statutory accounts for S2012 & S1955. • Provides assistance, to the completion of Solvency II reporting – QSR, ASR reporting for S2012, S1955 & AIUK. • Any other duties as required Competencies: • Knowledge of financial reporting requirements, and GAAP and Statutory Accounting Principles • Lloyd’s & other UK regulatory reporting for specialty insurance • Ability to understand and apply financial reporting practices and procedures, and implement internal control processes • Solid understanding of month-end close process and account analysis • Good analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills. High degree of accuracy and attention to detail • Good communication and interpersonal skills • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to consistently meet deadlines • Ability to work collaboratively with others within the department and across the Company • Strong knowledge of Excel including complex functions Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related fields and CPA or Chartered Accountant (Full / Part Qualified).