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Accountant

  • Location:

    Nottingham

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lauren Allison

  • Contact email:

    Lauren.Allison@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-102021-152169_1633425907

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • This role will ensure compliance with the Group's reporting calendar in producing complete, accurate, timely and auditable processing of transactions under both US and local GAAP.
  • Perform some of the below tasks for various entities under the group:

  • All premium/claims related entries and non-technical journals (accruals, provisions, VAT and corporate tax, statutory adjustments, deferred income, stock, equity, etc.) and related reconciliations including restricted cash transactions
  • Profit commission calculations
  • Intercompany bookings, reconciliations and settlements
  • Prepare Balance sheet validation/substantiation process and back-up support identifying and resolving issues affecting the integrity of the ledger
  • Reconciliation of accounts with 3rd parties where appropriate
  • Monthly expense and revenue analysis
  • Maintain secondary ledgers for local reporting requirements
  • Assist with the production of financial statements in accordance with local accounting policies
  • Assist with:
    • Internal and external audits
    • Preparation of financial statements and group reporting
    • Regulatory reporting
    • P&L analysis and forecasting for financing/dividends/solvency and going concern
    • Improvement of controls and processes
    • Adhoc activities and projects

Qualifications:

  • Qualified or studying towards an accounting qualification
  • Work Experience within a Finance Function, including involvement in annual account preparation and financial audits

Skills:

  • Ability to work methodically to meet deadlines
  • Strong Communicator
  • Able to work autonomously and in a team
  • Intermediate Excel knowledge
  • Management Competencies
    • Risk
    • Collaboration
    • Results Oriented
    • Building Relationships
    • Adaptable & Open to Change
    • Professional Development

Desirable:

  • Oracle Accounting package experience
  • Insurance intermediation experience