Technical Accounting Manager - Life Insurance

Recruiter
Cooper Lomaz Bury St Edmunds
Location
North Yorkshire
Posted
14 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Rare opportunity to join a true market leader in the life insurance sector. Due to secondment to a pivotal project, they seek a seasoned interim to support the Technical Accounting Director. The Technical Accounting Manager will be expected to display an in depth knowledge of IFRS and be able to support various senior stakeholders with complex accounting transactions. The postholder will take the financial lead on new product launches and be able to communicate the latest regulatory standards to all levels of the business.

As a manager in the team key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Accounting advisory support on a range of queries, transactions and projects.
- Review and quality assurance of external and internal reporting deliveries.
- Engagement and issue resolution with external audit on technical accounting matters.
- Interpretation and implementation of new accounting developments.
- Contributes to updates to Group IFRS accounting manuals.
- Provide training to wider finance on areas of expertise.

Candidates are expected to be a Qualified Accountant with relevant experience at a large insurer or with an audit/advisory background.

The initial contract is for 11 months, but is highly likely to extend

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