Senior Accountant

  • Location
    Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

Role: Senior Accountant

Location: Swindon/Working from Home

Shift Patterns - Monday - Friday 9-5 Flexibility available

A opportunity to work with one of the leading insurance companies, we're looking for experienced Senior Accountant for a 3 Month+ temporary contract with possibility of extension.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

* Provide analytical rigor and strategic ideas to the main drivers of the business

* Help research, select, implement, and refine processes and systems to optimize the efficiency and performance of the business

* Collaborate with HR, Operations, and other assurance teams to ensure compliance with and strengthen operational practices

* Responsible towards day to day and close related ledger tasks as well as preparing local Globally Accepted Accounting Principles/statutory and quarterly International Finance Reporting Standards financial statements.

* Ensure the quality assurance of the quarterly variance analysis supporting the Group & International Finance Reporting Standards reporting.

* Ensure high-quality and timely preparation other standardized or adhoc reports including commentaries in order to facilitate the decision making process.

* Resolve operational day-to-day problems referred from other functions of the business, ensuring an efficient and high-quality service when providing procedural advice, information, producing basic reports or providing comments on them.

* Oversee and coordinate balance sheet reconciliation process in accordance with Group internal control guidance.

* Maintain the chart of accounts in line with Group International Finance Reporting Standards and local statutory requirements.

* Monitor, assess and evaluate finance business processes in collaboration with local Controller in order to identify opportunities for improvement.


* 5+ years of experience in financial accounting or finance related role with exposure to systems/operational optimization and decision-making analysis

* CA/CPA qualified

* Advanced Excel skills with ability to analyze large sets of data

* Prior SAP experience is a plus

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