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Financial Accountant

  • Location: City of London
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus + 10% pension + bens per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Andy Myerson
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  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 11 December 2022
  • Job Ref: JO0000011866_1668161488

I'm recruiting a Financial Accountant for one of the world's leading insurance businesses. Offering a broad range of personal and commercial products, all sold through a global network of Agency partners, they have grown exponentially since 2013, boast global revenues approaching $4bn, are majority employee owned and seek to grow their increasingly global presence quickly via acquisitions in the UK & Europe.

This is a new role that has been created to support 4 newly acquired businesses and it will report to the Financial Controller. Duties will span various growth businesses and include:

  • Lead the production of relevant agency partners financial reporting under local GAAP.
  • Prepare other high quality reports to support various internal & external stakeholders (inc. CFO).
  • Move all companies to a uniform control environment; develop 'best fit' processes & systems.
  • Support the International Head of Accounting with Group consolidation of IFRS & US GAAP results.
  • Assist UK FP&A manager with production of budgets / forecasts and other analytics as required.
  • Contribute to / lead various projects that drive performance and efficiencies within the group.

The successful candidate for the position of Financial Accountant will:

  • Be a qualified accountant who may have trained in practice (ACA slightly preferred).
  • Possess all-round financial & management accounting skills and be used to a month end process.
  • Enjoy working & influencing at senior level across Head Office and subsidiary levels.
  • Want to be part of a growing, acquisitive fast-paced business where you're able to progress.
  • NOTE: Insurance / MGA experience is not required though may be a slight advantage.

Salary: £55000 - £65000 + 15% bonus + 10% pension + benefits