A leading Insurer are looking for a Project Accountant to join their team on an initial six month contract. The IFRS Project Accountant will be working alongside the Operational Readiness product owner and IFRS 17 Reporting Manager to aid with areas such as IFRS 17 working day timetable, target operating model, reporting and processes and controls.
Reporting into the Operational Readiness Product Owner as the IFRS Project Accountant
Supporting Operational Readiness activities such as defining the working day timetable, target operating model and processes and controls.
Developing the chart of accounts, ledger posting and IFRS disclosures
Assist in developing an IFRS to GAAP reconciliation process
Assist in developing KPI’s and any other financial performance measures
Other adhoc tasks as required by the project
Skills and Abilities
Builds and maintains strong relationships at all levels
Ability to see the big picture while ensuring that details are not overlooked in delivery
Ability to make recommendations for improvements to processes and outlining potential solutions to challenges faced withing the project.
Ability to work at both detailed and summary level
Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing
Ability to work under pressure, and to tight deadlines.
Knowledge and Experience
Qualified general insurance accountant – ACA/ACCA/CIMA
Experience of IFRS 17 and other regulatory accounting standards
Experience liaising with third party consultancies
External audit experience either as part of an audit team or as part as a finance team