Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
IDEX Consulting Ltd
Location
Oakengates
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Company

Our client is a highly respected name in the 'closed book' insurance and pensions market. They are continually growing and acquiring business from companies within the market, with a vision to being a major life and pensions consolidator in the UK.

The Role

Our client is looking for a Reporting Accountant with a good knowledge of accounting reporting landscape including IFRS and ideally Solvency II reporting regime.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of IFRS accounts to required quality and within tight delivery timescales
  • Development of efficient processes and procedures for reporting
  • Prepare insightful commentary on statutory returns
  • Accountable for ensuring work is suitable for internal and external audit
  • Prepare information for ad-hoc requests from group to support strategic planning
  • Prepare MI for group decision making purposes
  • Accountable for producing IFRS disclosures and supporting working papers
  • Performing complex reconciliations
  • Ensuring the potential impacts of new IFRS accounting standards are assessed in a timely manner

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience in a similar position
  • Good understanding of the commercial environment
  • Knowledge of accounting reporting landscape, including IFRS and ideally Solvency II reporting regime
  • Knowledge of life and pensions financial and regulatory environment
  • Experience of system interrogation
  • Experience in implementation of new financial systems and/or processes
  • Effective communication skills, including written and oral presentation, engaging customers and stakeholders
  • Ability to apply specialist knowledge to improve processes
  • Strong operational financial management skills
  • Strong leadership skills within staff management, task management and process improvement

If successful, you will benefit from:

  • A central location, with excellent commuting connections and company car park
  • £45,000+ salary, negotiable
  • A permanent, full time position within a continually expanding company

Please visit the IDEX Consulting Ltd website for further opportunities. If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail within 2 working days of receiving your application. If your application is unsuccessful, the information supplied may still be retained for use in connection with future vacancies. Due to the overwhelming application response we receive through various sources, should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.