Accountant

Recruiter
Prudential plc
Location
Reading
Posted
15 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working with M&G Prudential as an Accountant means becoming part of a brand with a global reputation and an exciting vision: to become the best loved and most successful savings & investments business. The forthcoming planned de-merger of M&G Prudential from the Prudential Group PLC provides a terrific opportunity to create a truly international and integrated savings and investments firm. A firm built on a rich and long history and with a commitment to an innovative future centred on the needs of customers and clients. There is a genuine opportunity to drive competitive advantage with value creation through the formation of this new organisation. If you're inspired to join us, and have the necessary qualities, then this could be the opportunity you've been looking for. We have an excellent opportunity for a Qualified Accountant to join the Finance Reporting team. As an Accountant in our Finance Reporting team you will contribute to the achievement of the vision for Finance. The team is responsible for the coordination and review of group reporting, financial statements and Solvency II reporting. We liaise with a number of other teams across the business. As an Accountant your responsibilities will include: Producing and being accountable for the technical accuracy of financial information to support production of IFRS results and UK GAAP statutory accounts, Solvency II results and reporting templates Carrying out accounting processes and controls to ensure the accurate production of information and document work performed to ensure appropriate audit trials are maintained. Providing guidance and ensuring appropriate accounting practices are adopted in the production of financial information Providing technical expertise to design technical solutions as part of change projects within Finance where required Assisting with the planning and coordination of our financial reporting across a number of teams, together with review of results. The team is the key link between Group Finance and finance reporting teams across the UK business. To be successful in this role you will have the following skills & experience: Qualified Accountant (ACCA / ACA or CIMA) Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise workload High level of numeracy and literacy Fully proficient with MS Excel & Word Good team player Ability to work on your own initiative Previous experience within financial services is desirable but not essential A desire to learn and an interest in potential studies Flexible and adaptable People who work at M&G Prudential agree that ours is a great place to work with a brilliant team spirit. It's also an innovative, high-performing, commercial environment that's totally focused on customers. As an M&G Prudential colleague you'll get all the support you'd expect, including full training and professional development. You'll receive a competitive salary and reward package. And in a fast-changing world, you'll join an organisation that's leading the way in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals. M&G Prudential is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences. We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles. Recruiter: Hannah Macmillan Location: Reading

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