Financial Accountant (Relocate to Bermuda)

Location
Bermuda (BM)
Salary
US$80,000 plus bonus, free flights, work permit, only 6% tax
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
15 Oct 2017
Ref
ICAEW
Industry
Accountancy, Finance
Job Function
Financial Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Financial Accountant (Bermuda)

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT – BERMUDA – FINANCIAL SERVICES – INSURANCE – EXPAT PACKAGE – FLIGHTS AND WORK PERMIT  – SUPERB LIFESTYLE – ONLY 6% TAX

Job description

Our client, a leading insurance management company based in Bermuda, is seeking to hire a recently-qualified chartered accountant for a Financial Accountant  role.

The position involves responsibility for managing a portfolio of Re/Insurance companies. On-the-job training and/or external training will be provided so don't worry if you're new to the Insurance sector; assistance and direction are always available from other team members and management.

Major responsibilities are as follow:

  • Production of quarterly management financial statements, annual financial statements and associated work papers for external auditors
  • Production of financial statement analysis (for example, by shareholder, policy, type of business and/or underwriting year)
  • Planning and co-ordination of the audit and associated client liaison
  • Preparation and filing of the statutory financial statements
  • Coordination of, and attendance at, company meetings (though note that Corporate Secretarial work is handled by a law firm)
  • Cash management and day-to-day administration of the companies
  • Co-operation and supervision of the investment management program
  • Maintenance, with the assistance of legal counsel, of all contracts, insurance and reinsurance policies and agreement
  • Administration of letters of credit

Key benefits

  • Gain a competitive advantage by widening your experience to include Insurance and international reporting
  • On offer is a highly competitive tax-free starting salary in the region of US$80,000 plus discretionary performance-based bonus
  • This comes with a full range of expat benefits and a comprehensive relocation package including flights and work permit sponsorship
  • 4 weeks’ annual paid vacation and insurance benefits are included
  • Enjoy an excellent quality of life: The beaches, a great social life, and lots of sports and travel await you 
  • Build an international network of professional contacts 

Candidate requirements

  • A professional accountancy designation (ideally ACA, CA, CPA)
  • Experience in preparation of financial statements, dealing with clients and auditors 
  • An outstanding professional work ethic with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Keen to learn; knowledge of the Insurance sector is not required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willing to work overtime, as may be required on occasion

About Hamilton Recruitment

  • Established in 1998, we specialise in overseas recruitment for Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands and the Channel Islands
  • Our recruitment consultants are ACAs who have worked offshore, making us ideally placed to advise you from first-hand experience
  • Do you have a colleague who would like to work abroad? Refer A Friend and earn a £2,000 cash bonus. Full details on our company website
  • Our free All You Need to Know guide is also available from our site

For further information on this or other international opportunities for chartered accountants, please email sarah.young@hamilton-recruitment.com or call 0207 873 2243 to talk in confidence to a Hamilton Recruitment consultant.

In the event that you are not shortlisted for this particular vacancy, your details will be held on file and considered for other relevant opportunities.

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