Reporting accountant

Recruiter
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Location
Telford
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Key Responsibilities:

*Prepare IFRS statutory returns on an annual and quarterly basis. To ensure preparation process is suitably controlled and documented.
*Prepare insightful commentary on statutory returns highlighting key features of the results and material risks and issues arising.
*Ensure source accounting data is held and in a format required for ststutory reporting and prepare relevant adjustments where these are required. Prepare related account reconciliations.
*To develop the reporting process as required including revising processes to make them more efficient or better controlled and to introduce new processes in response to external changes in requirements
*To ensure IFRS accounts and related documentation are suitable for internal and external audit and to liaise with auditors as required.
*Prepare information for ad hoc requests from group to support strategic planning and prepare MI for group decision making purposes. To provide insight into and analysis of key account balances.
*Ensure key controls are clearly documented in Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) and relevant evidence is recorded and is suitable for review by senior management and internal and external audit.
*Ensure the requirements of corporate governance, as set out in the PRA prudential sourcebook, are complied with to the desired standard.
*Develop excellent understanding statutory reporting requirements including reconcilaition between all bases to ensure reconciling items can be clearly explained to senior management and other key stakeholders within the business.
*To develop reporting environment making best use of Oracle data warehouse and developing reports and processes to ensure maximum efficiency and reliability in reporting process.
*Project management of IFRS 9 implementation and IFRS 17 impact assessment.

Personal knowledge/Skills:

*Communicates effectively, including written and oral presentation, engaging customers and stakeholders
*Demonstrates good organisational skills, with an analytical and methodical approach to work
*Ability to work very well in a team or independently, consulting and engaging others appropriately in the wider function and business.
*Demonstrates appropriate prioritisation skills.
*Ability to apply specialist knowledge to improve processes.
*Strong operational financial management skills.
*Strong leadership skills within staff management, task management and process improvement.
*Understands the commercial environment.
*Good knowledge of accounting reporting landscape including IFRS and ideally the Solvency II reporting regime.
*Knowledge of Life and Pensions financial and regulatory environment.

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