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Accounting Operations Lead

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Accounting Operations Lead - IFRS17 - 2/3 days WFH - brand new offices central Paris

Location : Paris

Oliver James is helping a Global Insurance Company to find their new Accounting Operations Lead within their French entity. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and international environment where you will have responsibilities from day one.

As well as a good exposure to high responsibilities, this position offers you an international and fast-paced working environment in a fast-growing company - liaising with offices in London and an amazing career progression.

The Accounting Operations Lead will join a large and multi-national Finance team and will be primarily in charge of ledger maintenance and global financial operations within the French branch.

Main responsibilities will be:

  • Deliver monthly closing of actuals and supporting documentation following requirements
  • Oversee day-to-day team's operation and performance to enable achieving goals
  • Maintain and manage close relationship with all areas in Finance and Business involved within the financial services
  • Improve and support Finance and Business processes and procedures
  • Support the transition to IFRS17 as well as the implementation of a new underwriting system

We are looking for someone with :

  • A bachelor or master degree with a finance emphasis
  • 10 years' experience
  • Good understanding of financial accounting systems
  • Good IT knowledge (Microsoft Outlook) and advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Fluent in both French and English
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of CODA is a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL is a plus

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