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MP 345/17 Accounting Assistant

A vacancy has arisen for an Accounting Assistant within our prestigious Life Assurance Client's Financial Reporting Team.

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, this role will be responsible for contributing to the monthly financial reporting.

Role Profile:

- Posting of accurate transactions to correct business units
- Contribution towards the production of monthly financial reports to internal and external bodies in an efficient, timely, accurate and professional manner
- Assisting with the production of the monthly management accounts and regulatory reporting
- The reconciliation of transactions accurately and in accordance with agreed timescales on control reconciliations
- Actively follow up on outstanding reconciling items held on control reconciliations; and the maintenance of daily and monthly procedures and controls within the department to ensure that profitability is maintained

Person Profile:

- Hold or be working towards an accounting qualification (AAT / CAT / ACCA)
- Experience with accrual accounting and variance analysis
- A good understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word
- Experience of using SUN or a similar accounting package
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to plan and organise work to meet deadlines
- A flexible and adaptable attitude
- Good problem solving skills and team working skills
- Previous experience working within a similar role in a Financial Services company
- A good understanding of reconciliation processes and an understanding of transactions during the lifetime of an insurance / investment policy

Salary: Excellent Package

Location: East

Sector: Insurance & Assurance

Position: Permanent

Expires: 07/07/2018

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