Financial Reporting Accountant

Job Description

Duties include:
Support the preparation of the monthly/quarterly management accounts for a number of Group Companies, preparation of annual statutory accounts as well as quarterly Group IFRS submissions
Provide technical Accounting guidance to team members and other areas of the business in order to ensure work is carried out efficiently and effectively
Project work to include providing accounting and financial reporting support as well as analysis of incoming IFRS
Provide support to management in maintaining robust control environment in accordance with internal SOX framework

Skills and experience:
Qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA), with 1-3 years PQE
Experience within a financial reporting role (experience of preparing multi-currency consolidated accounts desirable)
Experience gained from working for or auditing of Life insurance companies desirable
Strong PC skills including working knowledge of MS Excel and MS Access
Previous experience using SAP ERP desirable
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
An ability to prioritise tasks and deliver results within tight deadlines
An ability to work independently and as part of a team
Proven analytical and problem solving skills