Leading (re)insurance broker is searching for an experienced Financial Accountant to join their growing team in London. This is a new position that has been created due to the rapid growth the organisation has experienced in recent years. The role will essentially be the number 2 to the Group Financial Controller and manage delivery of the day-to-day financial control activities of the Group.
Overseeing the production of relevant and timely financial information to meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders.
Create and develop accounting procedures, relevant controls and KPI reporting (e.g. segregation of duties, balance sheet reconciliations) and the production of statutory/audited accounts.
Treasury management of cash including but not limited to Banking and FX Risk identification and mitigation.
Key Involvement in the production of capital call model and board documentation.
System and process design and implementation required to support a controls-based audit
Co-ordinate day-to-day maintenance of the group legal entity structure; and for the delivery of finance change projects.
Close involvement in the brokerâ€™s outsourced tax arrangements and management of the delivery of key activities.
Acting as deputy for the Group financial controller on financial control matters when absent.
Currently working in a hands on Financial Accounting/Financial Control role within the Financial Services or Insurance Industry
Experience in relevant reporting/accounting, tax, FX/Rates and treasury/banking products.
Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA)
Strong academic background â€" minimum 2:1 degree in a numerical subject
Proven experience in managing and delivering finance change projects
The role involves regular interaction with key stakeholders across the business so it is important that you have strong interpersonal skills. The organisation offers a strong flexible working culture and an opportunity to join a fast growing PE backed organisation with ambitious plans to become the market leader in the Insurance Broking field