Financial Accountant - North Yorkshire

York, North Yorkshire
£28,000 - £35,000 per annum
11 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Financial Accountant
Location: North Yorkshire
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum + benefits package
Job type: Full time

The company client is one of UK's most reputable Financial Services business who are known for offering excellent career development perspectives and excellent benefits. They are now going through a period of significant growth in which they continue to reinforce their position as one of UK's FTSE100 trusted Financial Services employers. They are seeking to take on board a permanent Financial Accountant for their team based in North Yorkshire.

Job summary:

* In this exciting and important role will use business and finance systems knowledge alongside accounting expertise to produce both internal and external reporting. You will form part of a large team within Financial Reporting. The reporting cycles are fast paced and frequent.
* The team is also supporting the wider spectrum within the Chief Accounting area and hence there are a number of opportunities to engage in some of the key integration work streams currently underway.

Key deliverables for this position:

* Using accounting and theoretical knowledge to recommend improvements within their work processes and procedures, particularly regarding risk and control frameworks
* Undertaking defined tasks on a larger Finance projects or smaller scale investigations within reporting
* Providing support to more senior management/stakeholders by proposing/developing appropriate solutions for the business/team
* There are financial reporting roles offshore who support the production teams, you will interact with this team on a daily basis
* The role covers funds/entities which include a range of products and business types across differing systems and processes.; This will require a degree of autonomous working to produce the necessary core outputs applicable to the fund within an appropriate control environment
* Ad-hoc finance projects.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

* Part Qualified or Newly Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
* IFRS / UK GAAP Reporting Standards
* Computer literacy and a highly skilled in Microsoft Office especially Excel
* Good knowledge of Finance processes and relevant architecture
* Ability to manage complex processes with multiple inputs
* Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work as a team member
* The ability to be self-motivated in a fast paced environment
* A basic understanding of business processes
* Insurance reporting experience is desirable but not essential

Additional information:

* Generous Pension Scheme
* Private Medical Insurance
* Flexible Benefits
* Car Allowance (Subject to role)
* Great Holiday allowance
* Other Employee Benefits

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.