Syndicate Accountants - Qualified

Massenhove Recruitment
40000.00 GBP Annual
17 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Syndicate Accountant Syndicate Accountant My client has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Syndicate Accountant to join their Finance Department. You will be responsible for all aspects of Syndicate Accounting for live Syndicates, prepare internal and external financial reports, including group company reporting and all Lloyd's regulatory returns, and associated management information. The role is also responsible for the preparation of the analytical tools and reports to support the information produced Core duties: All operational aspects of the production of ledgers, including the preparation of account reconciliations and analysis of balance sheet and profit & loss items Preparation of all outputs of syndicates, including QMA, QMB, QMC, SII, US Reporting, Canadian Reporting, FCA/PRA reporting, statutory accounts, Distribution files, taxation reporting amongst others Preparation of statutory accounts for group companies, including corporate members Assisting in the production of reports ensuring that they are in accordance with relevant timetables and there is sufficient time for indepth management reviews Production of analytical tools and analytical memos supporting individual reports- Development of diagnostics and continuous interaction with underwriters, actuaries and treasury to develop the understanding of the figures Responsible for the following up of Reporting and Accounting activities Administration of Peoplesoft ledgers Preparation and maintenance of timetables and department resource planning Handling all technical aspects affecting the production of syndicate returns Managing all operational aspects of the production of documents to ensure timely and accurate production of syndicate returns Responsible for the maintenance of a sound system of internal controls, including where appropriate SOx controls Liaison with internal and external auditor, ensuring that all the information required is produced and the audits are completed on time Responsible for the development of process improvements and system enhancements, typically within a formal project framework, to ensure the efficient and accurate production of data The ideal candidate will have the following key attributes: Exposure to the Lloyd's market as an accountant or an auditor Exposure to reporting activities to senior management committees Experience with live Syndicates Exposure to a SOx environment Working knowledge of Lloyd's accounting and reporting rules, UK GAAP, Companies Act Advanced experience of using Excel Advanced report writing skills Knowledge of Lloyd's software Experience with accounting software (Peoplesoft) Desirable Exposure to insurance accounting standards Knowledge of US GAAP CIMA / ACCA / CA qualifications