Interim Management Accountant

Doncaster, UK
Closing date
17 Oct 2020

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Within Uris Group (formerly Direct Group) we have worked hard to create a company culture that enhances the Employee experience and above all make it a place where our people matter. There are lots of possibilities to explore within Uris Group across many avenues of the insurance sector and now is an exciting time to become a part of our community. We believe in growing our own talent for the future and creating opportunities is what we do.We are currently looking for an experienced Management Accountant to join our Doncaster finance team on an interim basis for a period of 12 months.Overview: Responsible for the preparation and overview of divisional financial statements.Key Responsibilities:
Management accounts
  • Preparation and consolidation of divisional financial statements and reporting to key stakeholders, including:
    • Management of various operating systems and consolidation of reporting into the accounts system
    • Reporting of revenue including reconciliation to multiple systems and reporting of metrics;
    • Oversight of balance sheet reconciliations, including bank reconciliations;
    • Review of divisional overheads and variance analysis

    Sales Ledger / Purchase Ledger
  • Debtor and creditor control including management of aged debt
  • Completion of income transfers into office accounts across various operating systems
  • Support to Financial Controller's on cash management and cash flow forecasting
  • Ensure payments are processed within agreed SLA's
  • Ensure refunds due to policy holders are processed
  • Investigation of overhead costs variances and reporting of findings to senior staff
    General Ledger
  • Review bank reconciliations and other balance sheet reconciliations prepared by finance staff, including investigation and resolution of reconciling items
  • Responsible for weekly bank deposits and reconciliation of ad hoc receipts
  • Calculation of month end accruals, including revenue, and prepayments
  • Verify that all data is extracted across various operating systems into the general ledger
    Other key responsibilities
  • Management of divisional staff, including training and support
  • Provide support as required to the Financial Controller and senior board members
  • Forecasting/Budgeting of revenues and cash flows
  • Support and communicate across departments
  • Maintenance of banking structure and relationships (new account set ups)
  • Timely completion of all assigned tasks
  • Direct and deliver Finance department projects as undertaken
  • Continuously seek to enhance systems and controls within the finance department
  • Always meet stakeholders needs and requirements and adhere to company values
  • Financial oversight of new scheme launches and communication with relevant parties
  • Respond to internal and external auditor requests
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required
About The Candidate
  • Exchequer / Dynamics 365 (preferred or suitable accounting package)
  • MS Excel - advanced
  • Ability to execute in a timely and efficient manner when provided tasks
  • Ability to think laterally in a problem solving/trouble shooting capacity
  • High level of accuracy
  • Team management experience
  • Ability to deliver results under time pressure
  • Ability to liaise across teams/organisation to deliver focused results

Qualification Requirements:
  • 8 GCSE's grade C and above (including Maths and English) or equivalent
  • Accounting experience
  • ACCA/CIMA or equivalent (preferred)
About The Company
Company Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Life Insurance
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan
  • Enhanced Company Pension
  • Retail Discounts

The hours of work would be 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 5:30pm

Due to the nature of our company you will be required to have a Criminal Records and Credit check (this will not affect your credit rating) should you be successful for the position.

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Only agencies on our PSL can provide us with CVs when instructed by our in-house recruitment team. Therefore, we are not in a position to accept any speculative CVs from agencies who are not on our PSL. If we become aware of unsolicited CVs being sent to us, we will accept these as direct applications and process accordingly
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