Investment Accountant

Recruiter
AMS Contingent Team
Location
Swindon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1152898532
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS) is the world's leading provider of Talent Acquisition and Management Services. We deliver award-winning solutions to over 65 outsourcing clients and consulting services to hundreds more. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) service acts as an extension of our clients' recruitment team and provides professional interim and temporary resources.

Our client is global, well known, insurance company which is organised into the following business areas:
  • General insurance (including property, accident, car and liability insurance)
  • Life Insurance
  • Pensions
  • Savings and Investments

They currently operate in over 170 countries and territories across the globe with major operations in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

On behalf of this organisation, AMS are looking for an Investment Accountantfor a 6 month contract based in Swindon.

Purpose of the role:

An additional book of assets are being added to existing investment accounting business. Alongside this there are a number of projects going on so there is a lot of work coming in, therefore there is a requirement for additional resource to support the team.

Accountabilities and responsibilities of the Investment Accountant:
  • Ensure Investment portfolio holdings reported correctly on accounting ledgers
  • Monthly close process balance sheet and investment result analytical reviews
  • Support oversight of outsourced investment accounting Teams
  • Support delivery of quarterly investments data internally and externally
  • Support production and review of quarterly SII regulatory returns
  • Operation and maintenance of robust internal controls
  • Support investment income forecasting/ planning process
  • Resolution of ad-hoc queries/questions received from other areas in the business

The Candidate:

In order to be successful in this role you will possess all or some of the below criteria:
  • Qualified or near qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Financial accounting experience, preferably with specific Investment accounting exposure
  • Knowledge of investment accounting principles under IFRS, Basic knowledge of Solvency II reporting requirements, Knowledge of SOX control methodologies
  • Working knowledge of SAP accounting system or similar

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the criteria outlined above, please click the link to apply and speak to one of our sourcing specialists now.

Alexander Mann Solutions, a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Company, may in the delivery of some of its services be deemed to operate as an Employment Agency or an Employment Business

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