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Insurance Technical Accountant

|03.11.21

We have a unique Technical Accountant role to join our expert Finance team in the London office. Be a part of a large-scale transformative project, with one of the world’s leading international (re)insurance operations.

You will make a difference. As an integral part of the Finance team, insurance industry experience is essential with strong stakeholder management and interpersonal skills as you will be working directly with Leadership and senior stakeholders to achieve project goals.

Good knowledge of either IFRS4 or IFRS17 is desirable to help support the change programme by conducting business analysis of the requirements; to assisting in the design and implementation of a successful multi-platform transition to IFRS 17.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to assist their team and colleagues in achieving strategic objectives proactively. In return we provide team members with the option of hybrid working and opportunities for self-development through upskilling and on the job training.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent)
  • Insurance Industry experience required
  • Knowledge of classes of business underwritten by QIC Global entities
  • Technical accounting knowledge required i.e. an in depth understanding of different types of contracts and terms
  • IFRS4 or IFRS17 exposure desirable

Day to day duties include:

  • Support the IFRS17 Programme with business analysis. Working closely with the subject matter experts across departments to achieve the project goals
  • Work with internal stakeholders and external consultants on specific integration workstream tasks that Finance are responsible for
  • Assist and support migration of multiple (re)insurance platforms onto approved new General Ledger Chart of Accounts
  • Support the IFRS17 Project Team in delivering large scale change to the Finance department

In accordance with current Government guidelines meetings are conducted via MS Teams and Zoom and this includes the recruitment process.

Whilst a degree is preferred, but not essential – interest and current knowledge of the evolving insurance & reinsurance industry with focus on business process, technology and change will be advantageous.

All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.