Accountancy

Syndicate Accountant (6 month FTC)

£40k - £50k per annum

London

Duration:
6 months
Expiry date:
2022-07-17
Start date:
ASAP
Job type:
Contract
Job ID:
BS121311

About the role:

Goodman Masson have partnered with a leading Insurance business based in London to assist with their search for a Syndicate Accountant for an initial 6 months fixed term contract.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading Insurance group, where you will support the Syndicate Accounting Manager in planning and running the close process (monthly & quarterly), together with assisting with the preparation of analytical tools and reports to support the information produced, plus other ad-hoc project work.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The accounting of insurance technical and non-technical transactions in the relevant ledgers of the Syndicates, including handling all technical aspects affecting the syndicate ledgers
  • Production of ledgers, including the preparation of account reconciliations and analysis of balance sheet and profit & loss items
  • Liaising with parties involved in the process, in particular within the Finance area, to ensure the end result is delivered in the time frame and standards required
  • Assisting in planning and production of reports and ensuring that they are produced in accordance with the relevant timetables, ensuring that there is sufficient time for management review and understanding of the figures
  • Responsible for the maintenance of a sound system of internal controls, including where appropriate SOX controls
  • Responsible for the documentation of procedures affecting the areas under supervision
  • Active participation on ad-hoc projects

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Qualified or part qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Accounting or audit background
  • Proficient on Excel – creating and manipulating pivot tables to best analyse data
  • Working knowledge of UK GAAP
  • Working knowledge of IFRS (desirable)

If you are interested in this excellent opportunity, send your CV directly to ben.stark@goodmanmasson.com. If this position isn’t quite right for you but are looking for a new position, please contact me for career advice and great opportunities.

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“Our vision at Goodman Masson is to be admired internally and externally for our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. Some of our clients, lawfully aim to alleviate disadvantage or under-representation experienced by those with a protected characteristic. We proudly support them and have used the UK Government Equality Act 2010: Quick Start Guide to Using Positive Action in Recruitment and Promotion to inform our advertising and sourcing methods.”

Duration:
6 months
Expiry date:
2022-07-17
Start date:
ASAP
Job Type:
Contract
Job ID:
BS121311

Sounds good?

Does this role sound like the right for for you? Apply using the form and one of the Goodman Masson team members will get back to you as soon as possible. Good luck!

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