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Assistant Financial Controller

Knowledge

Support the Financial Controller, Group Financial Accounting and Group Technical Accounting for example on adoption of accounting standards

Practical experience of similar businesses within the Financial Services Sector, with reference to General Insurance

Extensive experience of advanced Excel modelling

Advanced Microsoft Excel capabilities

Proficient in the use of other Microsoft Office Products (Word, PowerPoint, Project)

Demonstrable knowledge of financial services environment, including relevant regulation

Help to ensure all financial and regulatory reporting is compliant with relevant accounting standards, regulatory guidelines, Group policies and and Group Business Standards.

Accredited professional (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)

Strong and current technical accounting knowledge (UK GAAP and IFRS)

Extensive experience of financial reporting systems (Dynamics 365, SUN)

Deep domain expertise with excellent technical accounting skills

Skills

Support the Atlanta Finance team by creating for shared use standardised financial reporting models / files to simplify and accelerate financial reporting processes and reconciliation processes

Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections

Excellent time management, communication and stakeholder engagement skills

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

Extensive experience of working in complex organisational structures

A role model demonstrating strong leadership skills.

Demonstrable experience in prioritising, managing multiple deliverables & stakeholders

Attention to detail with high level of accuracy

Support the enhancment of the financial control environment including maintaining appropriate and effective accounting systems, controls, records and monitoring mechanisms.

Support the Financial Controller in ensuring that all tax obligations are met in a timely manner

Team player as well as the ability to work autonomously

Behaviours

Demontrable experience of enhancing and implementing financial controls

Resilient and committed individual, able to operate in a fast paced and challenging environment

Extensive experience of working with large financial data sets to derive appropriate accounting outcomes

Proven ability to take ownership, provide solutions and execute as necessary

Highly motivated and proactive attitude towards work coupled with the ability to use initiative

Support the execution of a number of strategic projects including: implementation of a standard general ledger, purchase to pay system and employee expense system; legal entity simplification; process simplification and team structure optimisation as well as any other projects as required


Complete CPD and My Learning training requirements annually.

Ensure personal development plan is up to date and action taken to achieve the plan

Support the Atlanta Finance team by acting as an SME with respect to the use of the Atlanta 1GL and the Atlanta CoA (Chart of Accounts)

Support with recommending and establishing appropriate methodologies for key areas of judgement made within the management and statutory accounts such as provisions.

Accountable and solution focused

 


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