Reporting Accountant

Seymour John
From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + 6% Pension + Healthcar
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Reporting Accountant


£40-55,000 + 10% Bonus + 6% Pension + Healthcare + 27 days holidays

Be technically challenged in a dynamic environment that can offer great professional and career development.

The Business:

With £22bn of funds under management and a recent cash injection of $800M to accelerate growth by acquisition, this is a brilliant time to be joining our client, ReAssure. Wholly owned by Swiss Re, one of the world’s largest life and health insurance businesses, if developing your career within the 100+ strong finance team in Telford isn’t enough opportunity for you, then there’s plenty more on offer if you want to take full advantage.

The Opportunity:

Working with a welcoming and expert team, your involvement in the business will be as follows:

·Preparation of Solvency II returns to required quality and within tight delivery timescales.

·Development of efficient processes and procedures for reporting. Ensuring continuing efficient and productivity gains are made by making best use of technological advances and best practice data management protocols.

·Prepare insightful commentary on regulatory returns highlighting key features of the results and material risks and issues arising. Ensure senior management are provided with relevant and reliable information for decision making.

·Accountable for ensuring work is suitable for internal and external audit. Responsible for liaison with external audit on complex technical matters.

·Accountable for provision of policyholder tax information to HMRC, including information regarding claims for personal pensions tax relief and related supporting data.

·Accountable for ensuring relevant RCSA controls are adhered to and control related work is suitably documented for review and audit purposes.

·Accountable for ensuring that with profit fund (and other Solvency II ring fenced funds) accounting and reporting is performed to required standard and business is suitable segregated from shareholder funds as required by the PRA.

·Performing complex reconciliations in particular on the Oracle general ledger balances and ensuring that balances reported in Abacus are fully supported.

Skills & Experience

·Good knowledge of accounting reporting landscape including IFRS. An understanding of the Solvency II reporting regime would be a real advantage.

·At least 5 years’ experience in a finance environment, including with a large, complex business.

·Preferably a fully Qualified Accountant

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