Assistant Financial Accountant

Recruiter
MW Appointments
Location
Chelmsford
Posted
15 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Assistant Financial Accountant

A fantastic opportunity to build a career within a Top 10 global insurance company, who underwrite a broad range of risks for businesses of all sizes and dimensions from across the world.

You will provide support to the accounting team in the recording, processing, reconciliation and analysis of financial information as well as support compliance with regulatory requirements.

Key responsibilities
These may include:

Recording: Posting and allocation of underwriting and cash transactions to the financial ledger and underwriting systems.

Reconciliation: Control the daily reconciliation of premium & claim funds from the underwriting systems to the financial ledger. Investigate queries/discrepancies and make correcting entries where applicable. Assist in the production of month end reconciliations.

Data analysis: Analysis of ledger information as required by the Finance Manager, to include analysis for monthly management packs and quarterly Board papers.

Reporting: To include but not limited to:
Assist in the preparation of internal management information
Assist in the preparation of board papers and financial statements
Projects: Assist and where appropriate take the lead in finance related projects.

Administrative: Support with the department and team administration including the maintenance of files.

-Training and technical development support will be provided, but applicants must be able to show basic accounting knowledge, understand general ledgers and account reconciliation.
-Experience within an insurance environment and understanding of premiums/claims and underwriting systems would be desirable, but not essential.
-The company will support candidates who wish to study for accounting qualifications.
REF: 6552

MW Appointments is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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