Financial Accountant

  • Post Date: January 20, 2023
  • Isle of Man
Job Description

Reporting to one of our Financial Reporting Managers, this role will be responsible for taking a lead role in ensuring that source data used by the International Financial Reporting team is delivered on time, of a high quality and able to stand up to external scrutiny. The production of accurate and timely information is essential in order for management to manage the business, group and regulatory financial reporting obligations.

Role Responsibilities:
– Support the monthly close process within agreed timelines, ensuring quality and integrity of financials;
– Project work to enhance our financial reporting to a more granular level to product working alongside other members of the Finance team;
– Interrogating general ledger to a detailed level, and working alongside the actuaries to explain the results.
– Project work to enhance reporting of branch financial results. Prepare internal management reports, providing insights on financial performance
– Support further ad-hoc projects/ tasks

Skills & Experience Required:
– Have an accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA) or be nearly qualified /qualified by experience. Big 4 experience is a plus;
– Experience with financial reporting and management accounting, including making improvements to design and function of reports;
– Technical knowledge of and understanding of insurance company accounting (IFRS and Regulatory reporting) would be advantageous;
– Strong Microsoft Excel skills;
– Experience of using SUN and Vision or a similar accounting package;
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
– A flexible and adaptable attitude;
– Good problem solving skills – ability to understand and unravel complex issues;
– Good team working skills.