Job Detail: web id: 946, Job Ref: P009960

Accounting Assistant

Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Salary: n/a

A vacancy has arisen for an Accounting Assistant within a Financial Reporting Team. Reporting to the Financial Accountant, this role will be responsible for contributing to the monthly financial reporting. 
The main responsibilities of this role are:
• Posting of accurate transactions to correct business units;
• Contribution towards the production of monthly financial reports to internal and external bodies in an efficient, timely, accurate and professional manner; 
• Taking ownership of expense reporting (variance analysis, commentaries, cost centre reports, regulatory reporting);
• Assisting with the production of the monthly management accounts and regulatory reporting; and
• The maintenance of daily and monthly procedures and controls within the department to ensure that profitability is maintained.

Key skills and experience needed to be successful in this role are:
• Have or be working towards an accounting qualification (AAT / CAT / ACCA);
• Experience with accrual accounting and variance analysis
• An advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
• Experience of using SUN or a similar accounting package6
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills; 
• Ability to plan & organise work to meet deadlines;
• Good problem solving skills; and
• Good team working skills.

Others skills and experience desired to be successful in this role are:
• Previous experience working within a similar role in a Financial Services company; and
• An understanding of transactions during the lifetime of an insurance / investment policy.

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