Syndicate Accountant

Job title: Syndicate Accountant
Job type: Full-time, permanent
Location: City of London (hybrid arrangement)
Start date: June 2022/ASAP
Package: Competitive salary + benefits

Our client, a leading international business headquartered in London, is seeking a Syndicate Accountant to start with them on a full-time, permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities:

*The accounting of insurance technical and non-technical transactions in the relevant ledgers of the Syndicates, including handling all technical aspects affecting the syndicate ledgers
*Supporting the Syndicate Accounting Manager in planning and running the close process
*Assisting with the preparation of analytical tools and reports to support the information produced, plus other ad-hoc project work
*Responsible for the maintenance of a sound system of internal controls, including where appropriate SOX controls
*Liaising with parties involved in the process, within the Finance area, to ensure the end result is delivered in the timeframe and standards required
*Assisting in planning and production of reports and ensuring that they are produced in accordance with the relevant timetables, ensuring that there is sufficient time for management review and understanding of the figures
Responsible for the following accounting activities:
1.Administration of ledgers kept in PeopleSoft
2.The preparation and maintenance of timetables and department resource planning
3.Handling of all technical aspects affecting the production of syndicate returns
4.Managing all operational aspects of the production of documents, in order to ensure the timely and accurate production of syndicate returns
And more

Candidate Requirements:

*Qualified Accountant CA, ACCA, CIMA (Essential)
*Exposure to the Insurance Market as an accountant or auditor (Essential)
*Experience with live Syndicates (Desirable)
*Exposure to insurance accounting standards (Desirable)

Technical Skills:

*Working knowledge of UK GAAP, Companies Act and IFRS
*Advanced experience of using Excel
*Advanced report writing skills
*Very good verbal communication
*Experience with accounting software (PeopleSoft)

For a more detailed Job Description or discussion, please contact us.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.