Reporting Accountant

Location
Wales, Cardiff
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
09 May 2019
Closes
06 Jun 2019
Ref
14013339/001
Contact
Harriet Taylor
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified
  • Reporting to the Regulatory reporting Manager within the Group finance team, this remit of this role covers Solvency II Pillar three regulatory reporting.
  • Modelling/forecasting of IFRS and Solvency II solvency capital for the Group and its regulated subsidiaries, and asset/ investment reporting.
  • Client Details

    An award winning market leading FS FTSE 100 organisation in Cardiff City Centre

    Description

    Key duties and responsibilities:

    • Contribute to the preparation of the Group's solvency II reporting to the Group's regulators (The PRA in the UK for the Group and UK regulated subsidiary and the Gibraltar FSC for the Group's Gibraltar regulated subsidiary) on a quarterly and annual basis
    • Provide solvency reporting input to regular monthly Management Information prepared by the Group Finance team for the Group and subsidiary boards
    • Assist in the preparation of the Group's Annual SFCR (Solvency and Financial Condition Report)
    • Work closely with the Group Finance, Actuarial Reserving and Capital teams to prepare regular capital models and solvency ratio forecasts, along with ad-hoc analysis to support business decisions such as reinsurance placements and investment options
    • Assist in the preparation of information submissions to meet ad-hoc data requests from the Group's regulators
    • Contribute to the delivery and enhancement of monthly and quarterly Investment Management Information to the Investment Committee and the Group's and subsidiary boards
    • Develop and maintain good relationships with the wider finance, risk and actuarial teams - including the provision of regular and ad-hoc data requests from all parties
    • Work closely with the actuarial reserving and capital teams on regular data quality assessment in line with Solvency II requirements
    • Perform an active role in the finance department and provide additional support as and when required for department managers

    Profile

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

    • Recently qualified in a recognised accounting qualification
    • 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
    • Good knowledge of financial controls and exposure to data quality assurance processes

    Job Offer

    The full time role offers a competitive salary, shares in the business and a number of benefits and rewards for employees of the company.

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