Assistant Financial Reporting Accountant

Resource Management Ltd
12 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Financial Reporting Accountant

Salary: up to £32,500 + benefits (28 days holiday + bank holiday, pension)


We are recuriting for the largest mutual life, pensions and investment company in the UK, with Group funds under management of £106 billion. Group businesses provide around 9.0 million policies and employ circa 3,500 people.

We have an exciting permanent opportunity for an Assistant Financial Reporting Accountant to join the Finance Operations and Reporting team within Group Finance at the Wilmslow Head Office site.

The key purpose of this role will be to support the Assistant Financial Reporting Manager in a variety of tasks:


  • Proactively support the Financial Reporting Accountant
  • Progress mailbox queries responding to originator
  • Ensuring outstanding items are cleared within set timescales
  • Investigating data to resolve queries
  • Interrogate systems for information
  • Understanding ledger balances - investigating anomalies, discussing with interested parties and posting corrections as appropriate
  • Undertaking basic accounting tasks which contribute to fund accounts
  • Progress the reassurance process

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Experience within similar Finance / Accountancy based role, part /near to fully qualified or qualified by experience
  • Knowledge or experience of working within Reinsurance and Tax an advantage
  • Strong understanding of accounting processes and procedures
  • Ability to investigate and analyse complex reconciliations
  • Ability to understand and interrogate system and data sources
  • Experience of using a Finance General Ledger System
  • Ability to work as part of a team collaborating to achieve team requirements
  • Ability to adapt to a changing working environment
  • Strong communication skills - written & verbal
  • Advanced excel skills required
  • Embrace empowerment to work proactively

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