Technical Accountant

Discipline: Finance & Strategy
Job type: Permanent
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Job ref: J4191
Published: about 1 year ago
Edenbrook are currently recruiting for one of the world’s leading speciality insurance provider who operates within both the Lloyd’s and Company markets. The role will be reporting directly into the Technical Accounting manager. You’ll become a key member of the finance team to support with producing the month end close process. Accommodate any International entities with making sure all controls are set in place and processes are firmed to pass any audits. Key Responsibilities: • Ensure all monthly income reconciliations assigned are prepared and any issues are resolved. • Complete all assigned technical accounting balance sheet reconciliations. • Working with FP&A and Reinsurance with posting any technical manual journal entries into the General ledger. • Help with the wider Technical accounting team for month end process. • Exception reporting before the month end ledger close. • Work alongside a range of different departments including Treasury, Cash, Underwriters, RI, BI and Overseas branches. • Supporting the International Technical Accounting Manager with the reconciliation close process. • Make sure relevant process documents and process flows are up to date. • Complete all audit control processes in line with deadlines and business requirements. • Help to improve processes for Intercompany accounting and reconciliation. • Making sure Debtor and Creditor accounts are correct and running efficiently. • Assist the wider Finance Operations teams where needed. • Support the Data and Process Improvement team to report and help with positive changes. Skills & Experience:  Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant  Advanced Excel skills including Pivot Tables, advanced formulae and large scale data manipulation  Experience working in an insurance business  Previous experience dealing with Data Warehouse systems