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Group Accountant

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
Finance
Location
Cardiff
External Closing Date
15/04/2019

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Key Aspects of the Role:

This is a role within the Group financial reporting team to support all aspects of the Group finance function – including IFRS statutory accounting and reporting, consolidation of group results, and financial processes and controls.  This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience across a wide range of financial reporting areas.

The role requires a motivated and hardworking candidate with strong analytical, time management and organisational skills and a focus on data quality and control. Candidates will be qualified in a recognised accounting qualification within the previous two years, ideally with experience of financial reporting processes for Financial Services Groups.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of regular MI and reporting for internal Boards and Committees, as well as external parties
  • Significant involvement in the Group consolidation process, including process enhancements for the current reporting processes
  • Perform and enhance data quality assessment and documentation exercises across all areas of financial reporting
  • Develop ad-hoc non-regular financial MI for businesses across the Group as required by Management.
  • Significant involvement in the preparation of statutory financial statements for Group subsidiary entities.
  • Develop strong relationships with the Group external audit team, including preparing and managing certain deliverables to ensure a smooth transfer of information between the audit team and all business areas
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with colleagues in Finance and other areas such as other Finance departments across the Group, Actuarial and Risk
  • Provide additional general support and complete ad-hoc tasks as required by Group and UK Finance teams

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Newly/part qualified in a recognised accounting qualification
  • Good knowledge of financial controls and exposure to data quality assurance processes
  • Experience of working within the Financial Services industry, ideally with Insurance experience
  • Self-motivated, proactive with a can-do attitude towards work
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships
  • Strong task management skills including an ability to prioritise tasks and regularly manage multiple deliverables 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills

About Admiral

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Luke Tooze. If you’d like to know any more about the position, please feel free to drop him an email Luke.Tooze2@admiralgroup.co.uk or give him a call on the Recruitment line - 0800 118 1619.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask your Recruitment Officer, Luke Tooze, for more information.

 

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