Qualified Accountant (ACA/ ACCA), with strong technical knowledge of accounting standards, including IFRS, is sought to lead and develop the Financial Reporting team. The role holder will ensure the completion of some statutory and group reporting requirements, including the review of regulatory returns in accordance with requirements of different jurisdictions. This opportunity could particularly suit applicants with an audit background, (who have ideally audited Life insurance companies), who will be able to apply their existing skills but also gain further experience in a new environment.
Leading and developing the Financial Reporting team, having proven ability to develop and inspire others to perform at their best.
Manage the production of group reporting, Branch regulatory returns (including Branch financial statements) and the production of Board and other internal reporting requirements.
Drive improvements in financial reporting needed to meet the changing demands of regulators and auditors.
Being the prime point of contact for external auditors.
Input into the preparation of business plans for group companies.
Maintenance of a robust control environment, in accordance with the SOX framework.
Providing technical input into varied business projects, as required.
Skills & Experience:
ACA/ACCA qualified Accountant with 1-5 years PQE.
Technically up to date with accounting standards, particularly IFRS.
Previous experience working for, or in the auditing of, Life Insurance companies, would be particularly beneficial.
Strong people management skills, used to developing and inspiring individuals/teams.
Excellent analytical and communication skills.
Hours & Benefits:
Full time, highly competitive salary and benefits package.