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Financial Accountant (O911346)

Douglas, Isle of Man

Accounting & Finance

Salary DOE plus benefits package

Full time / Permanent

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Job description

Overview

Our Client, a large and fast-growing Finance Sector firm are seeking an experienced Financial Accountant to join their busy Finance Department.

Role Profile

Reporting to one of the Financial Reporting Managers, this role will be responsible for taking a lead role in ensuring that source data used by the International Financial Reporting team is delivered on time, of a high quality and able to stand up to external scrutiny. The production of accurate and timely information is essential in order for management to manage the business, group and regulatory financial reporting obligations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the monthly close process within agreed timelines, ensuring quality and integrity of financials
  • Project work to enhance financial reporting to a more granular level to product working alongside other members of the Finance team
  • Interrogating general ledger to a detailed level, and working alongside the actuaries to explain the results
  • Project work to enhance reporting of branch financial results. Prepare internal management reports, providing insights on financial performance
  • Support further ad-hoc projects/ tasks

Person Profile

  • Hold either ACA or ACCA qualification, or be nearly qualified / qualified by experience. Big 4 experience is a plus
  • Experience with financial reporting and management accounting, including making improvements to design and function of reports
  • Technical knowledge of and understanding of insurance company accounting (IFRS and Regulatory reporting) would be advantageous
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience of using SUN and Vision or a similar accounting package
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A flexible and adaptable attitude
  • Good problem solving skills - ability to understand and unravel complex issues
  • Good team working skills

Desirable:

  • Previous experience working within a similar role in a Financial Services company
  • Good practical experience of Financial Close and Reporting
  • Project Management experience a plus

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