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MP 511/17 Accounting Assistant

Our leading Life Assurance Client is expanding their Financial Reporting Team and require an Accounting Assistant

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 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
- The maintenance of daily and monthly procedures and controls within the department

Person Profile:

- Have 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
- Good team working skills

Desirable, but not essential:

- Previous experience working within a similar role in a Financial Services company
- A good understanding of reconciliation processes
- An understanding of transactions during the lifetime of an insurance / investment policy

Salary: 18k - £22k

Location: East

Sector: Insurance & Assurance

Position: Permanent

Expires: 28/09/2018

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