Financial Reporting Accountant

High Finance Limited
London (Greater)
£50000 to £55000
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a leading Life Insurance firm based in the City of London, requires a Financial Accountant to join their successful and rapidly growing Finance team. This is a unique opportunity to become part of a dynamic and broad-focused team, looking not only at supporting the Finance Manager with the core Financial Reporting and Solvency 2 requirements, but also preparing and presenting the Quarterly and Annual Management Information (MI) Packs to the CFO and other senior, board level stakeholders.

Key Duties:
  • Preparing and presenting Quarterly and Annual MI Packs to the CFO and Senior Management
  • Performing the Financial Close Process for the quarterly, annual and ad hoc reporting
  • Managing the quarterly and annual reporting process by ensuring deadlines are met
  • Delivering high quality output for quarterly and annual reporting e.g. Quantitative Reporting Templates (QRTs)
  • Maintaining and regularly updating the Solvency II Policy Documents
  • Responsible for quarter end and month end accounting and control for US GAAP and IFRS Reporting
  • Responsible for preparing technical accounting papers to support accounting treatment under US GAAP, IFRS and Solvency II
  • Ad hoc projects and requests from Directors, Financial Control and Treasury

Qualifications & Expertise:
  • Recently qualified ACA from a Top 10 accounting firm (Big 4 preferred).
  • Ability to produce high quality work within agreed deadlines
  • Ability to manage expectations of Senior Managers, Directors and external stakeholders
  • Communicates in a clear and practical manner, both verbally and in writing

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