Financial Accounts Assistant (Insurance / Insurance Broker)
Purpose of the role:
To provide support to the finance team and assist in ensuring that the accounting records are maintained in a timely and accurate manner
Maintenance of online expense ledger
Ensure that sufficient funds are available to settle expenses as they are claimed
Run reports from the Concur system.
Post the data recorded on the Concur system to the nominal ledger.
Post the data received from Corporate Traveller to the nominal ledger.
Prepare and present T&E expense reports for review by FC
Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations ensuring that all reconciling items are identified and dealt with appropriately.
Prepare files to support corporation tax year end accruals.
Assist Financial Accountant in production of monthly management accounts.
Assist and prepare schedules and audit files for the year end statutory accounts.
Liaise internally & externally
Communicate with deputy financial accountant and respond in a timely manner to all queries.
Liaise with internal clients and to help explain reports and provide additional information where appropriate.
Use appropriate IT systems to maintain accurate records eg Sun,Vision reports excel
Maintain records and keep up to date
Preparation of Client money reconciliation for review by Financial Controller
Prepare quarterly rent recharge invoice and post journal to the GL
Other ad hoc duties
Qualifications & Experience:
Degree - any discipline
Could be part Qualified studying for a recognised accountancy qualification - ACCA
Skills / Experience in:
Accuracy and numeracy
Attention to detail
Communication - both written and verbal.
Organising and managing workflow
Time management / meeting deadlines
Previous accounting experience
IT systems, e.g. Multi-currency general ledger systems (preferably Sun and Vision), Microsoft Office - Excel to an intermediate/advanced level
FCA regulatory environment
Insurance broking environment
Budget and forecasting processes