• Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - AAT

Job Title: Accountant

Location: City of London

Pay Rate: Competitive

Job Type: Temporary (possible Extension)


* Provide accounting and administrative services to a portfolio of portfolio of insurance linked security entities.

* Monitor client's compliance, in conjunction with the VP and the compliance team with relevant laws and regulations and ensure any issue is escalated in a timely manner.

* Draft management accounts and IFRS/GAAP financial statements.

* Coordination and preparation of all regulatory filings.

* Liaise with client personnel and service providers.

* Prepare meeting materials and make presentations at client meetings.

* Follow all policies and procedures in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and Horseshoe internal risk control standards. Assisting the Compliance Officer with remedial actions for non-compliance occurrences.

* Contribute to the achievement of Horseshoe specific Dominant Priorities and the strategic direction of the company.

* To assist with development and monitoring of internal systems to ensure their effectiveness.

* Enhance your knowledge of the industry through participation in industry related educational opportunities.

* Lead and contribute to other projects as assigned.

Required qualifications and skills:

* ACA/ACCA/CPA/CA qualification or equivalent.

* 2 year's experience of post-qualifying experience.

* Knowledge of the Bermuda insurance market and regulatory environment (an advantage).

* Detailed technical knowledge of IFRS and GAAP including an excellent understanding of insurance and investment accounting standards.

* Strong financial reporting and analytical skills.

* Advanced computer literacy skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

* Experience and current working knowledge of reporting from general ledger systems.

* Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.

* Motivated individual who is deadline driven and committed to delivering an excellent level of client service.

* Excellent verbal, written, organisational skills with the ability to engage effectively at all levels.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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