Accounts Assistant (2:1 Graduates)

Recruiter
Insight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£25k pa
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for a future career in accounting and finance? A growing Insurance Underwriter in the City are looking for a bright, hardworking 2016/2017 graduate to join their Group Finance team. This would be an excellent opportunity for an ambitious graduate to join a progressive company within the industry.

Due to an internal promotion, this newly created role will allow for a wide range of exposure to different areas of the finance and accounting functions. Study support and full training will be provided.

Duties will include:

* Monthly group bank reconciliations and underwriting reconciliations;
* Carrying out daily insurance postings;
* Assisting with preparation of financial statements, regulatory returns, and reports to the parent company;
* Preparing weekly cash-flows; and
* Ad hoc duties as and when required.

Suitable applicants will have already taken the necessary steps towards qualifying as an accountant. Evidence of this on the CV could include a list of ACCA/CIMA/ACA exemptions/papers taken as well as some experience working within an accounting role.

It is essential that applicants have:

* A minimum of a 2:1 degree in Accounting and Finance (or related degree);
* ACCA/CIMA/ACA exemptions, or a list of completed papers;
* Strong A Levels (at least ABB);
* Evidence on CV of taking the active steps to pursue a career in accounting;
* An intermediate level of proficiency in Excel; and
* Strong communication skills as the candidate will be working within a small team.

Experience within an accounting role would be highly beneficial. Ideally, applicants will have achieved this within an insurance/reinsurance company or other large, corporate business.