Interim Financial Project Accountant

2 days left

Location
England, Dorset, Bournemouth
Salary
£300 - £400 per day
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Ref
13844823/001
Contact
Jack Birch
Sector
Insurance
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

Technically focused and newly created role playing a key part in an ongoing project. A varied position which will change as time goes on.

Client Details

Our Client are a leading firm in the Insurance / Financial Services sector

Description

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Playing a leading role on a project regarding the implementation of a new policy system
  • Detailed testing of the new system as well as ongoing integration and maintenance
  • Ad hoc assistance with other projects across the team
  • Wider interaction and support across the team as a whole on both a technical and commercial level
  • Taking responsibility for the production of financial information and statutory returns in accordance with the prescribed timescales
  • Jointly developing financial reporting tools as required to reflect changing business needs to support continuous process improvement
  • Maintaining financial expenditure control for the legal entity and associated cost reductions to help achieve the Business Plan
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of an effective relationship with external auditors
  • Contributing to the delivery of timely, relevant and accurate financial information, support and guidance to management

Profile

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • Have strong technical accounting knowledge and background (including a thorough understanding of financial controls and financial reporting)
  • Possess strong team leadership skills with effective motivational and coaching skills, as well as persuasive verbal and written communication skills
  • Have effective organisational skills to deliver accurate work under pressure against agreed deadlines
  • Ideally have ample experience in the Insurance and/or Financial Services sectors
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours
  • Be comfortable working alone as well as part of a team and be a sure 'self-starter'
  • Be available to start at short notice

Job Offer

Our Client is offering the chance to join their leading organisation with a prompt start date at a competitive day rate. This role is newly created and is expected to last for approximately six months.