Assistant Financial Controller - Global Insurance Firm

Robert Walters - 30+ days ago
Robert Walters

An initial 6 month contract with the view to extend to 12 months and beyond, this role offers a diverse workload alongside the opportunity to work in a progressive, forward thinking team.

With a combination of a varied workload and a friendly, personable environment, this is a great chance to join a market leading insurance company within their IT finance function. With no prior IT experience needed, the successful individual will need experience of month end processing, budgeting as well as building stakeholder relationships. Paying up to £400 per day, the initial 6 month contract will likely be extended to a minimum of 12 months with the possibility of a permanent position in the future.

Roles & Responsibilities


Take the lead in completing the monthly financial close processes (accruals, prepayments and corrections), specifically focused on all IT related expenditure.
Review of monthly transactions ensuring that costs have been coded to the right ledger codes and product codes.
Support the IT Controller in the financial management of the entire IT division.
Assist in prepare increasingly complex financial and/or operational reports/analysis factoring in historical information, current trends, regulatory environments and tax consequences into analysis as needed. Present findings/recommendations to IT Controller
Independently support moderately complex financial and operational planning, projections, and budgeting process, including data management (i.e. gathering and input of data), analysis, and reporting.
Identifies, recommends and executes to resolve issues as they arise.
Assist in completing the forecast process, providing information on changes to the forecast for review by IT Controller
Assist in completing the rolling forecast

Key Skills Required


The role would ideally suit someone who has been dealing with a large volume of financial transactions.
Good knowledge of accruals and prepayments process.
Good excel skills are required as the role has a large amount of spreadsheet work
Good eye for detail is essential.
Procurement experience would be beneficial
Ideally ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or qualified by experience
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