Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: COD1688973_1526486915
Contact Name: Cormac Doyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 16, 2018 17:08

Job Description

I am working with a leading FS Insurance business who are looking for a qualified Accountant to join their business as a Financial Accountant.

By taking on the role of Financial Accountant you'll play a vital part in their vision: to be the leader in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals. This is an exciting time for their business and they are looking to build a strong team to deliver and drive the business forward.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Producing and being accountable for the technical accuracy of financial information to support production of IFRS results and UK GAAP statutory accounts, Solvency II results and reporting templates.
  • Planning, coordination and review of submissions from other teams.
  • Carrying out accounting processes and controls to ensure the accurate production of information and document work performed to ensure appropriate audit trials are maintained.
  • Providing guidance and ensuring appropriate accounting practices are adopted in the production of financial information
  • Experience of managing stakeholders and finalising documents
  • Providing technical expertise to design technical solutions as part of change projects within Finance where required
  • Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload
  • High level of numeracy and literacy
  • Fully proficient with MS Excel & Word
  • Good team player
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Previous experience within Financial Services is desirable but not essential
  • A desire to learn and an interest in potential studies
  • Flexible and adaptable