Financial Accountant

HFG’s client is a Bermudan Reinsurance Group who are strengthening their presence in London. They are looking for a Financial Accountant to support the growth of the UK Finance function within the organisation. The role-holder will have responsibility to provide accounting and financial reporting processes for various business units within the Group, as well as managing relationships with key internal and external outsourced service providers. Key areas of delivery will be:

  • Responsibility for management reporting, statutory reporting and regulatory reporting
  • Provide business partner support to senior management within business units to ensure financial information is communicated and understood effectively
  • Responsibility for accounting activity including cash management, reconciliations, journal processing and financial close procedures
  • Oversee the interfaces process ensuring accounting journals and system feeds into the general ledger are complete, accurate and reconciled to source inputs
  • Managing all dependencies effectively and efficiently to ensure adherence to local and Group reporting deadlines
  • Lead ad hoc projects to continually improve Finance processes and systems
  • Oversee key internal and external parties including Auditors, tax advisors and outsourced service providers
  • Effective management of risks and controls

To be considered for this role you must be a qualified accountant with experience gained in the (re)insurance market. You will ideally have a good technical grasp of insurance accounting and will be comfortable being autonomous in your work. The role will initially be home based but will be based in London in the future.