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Senior Accountant, Guernsey

09 Nov 2017
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Guernsey,Channel Islands,United Kingdom
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Our client is a leading insurance company seeking to recruit a Senior Accountant. This role is also open for candidates who are looking to relocate to Guernsey as a housing licence is available for the successful candidate.

This is a full time role but also open for candidates who are looking for part time hours (25 hrs).

Overall purpose of the role:

The team is responsible for the day to day operation of two legal entities, an insurance company and an insurance intermediary and is also responsible for the monthly reporting, annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting for the recently formed special risks business unit which is made up of teams from Guernsey, London, France, Germany and the USA.

Key responsibilities will include:

• Oversight of the production and review of monthly Management Accounts

• Preparation of statutory accounts, regulatory returns and other reporting requirements within pre- set time frames for review

• Liaising with Auditors

• Assisting with the production of budgets and forecasts

• Organising board meetings, including production and circulation of board packs

• Assisting with identifying and implementing policies and procedures within the department to ensure compliance with local laws/regulations

• General administrative duties

• Assisting with training of staff who are currently undertaking professional qualifications

The successful candidate will be:

• ACCA or ACA qualified.

• Ideally 5+ years PQE, preferably in an Insurance or Audit environment.

• Spanish language skills would be a plus.

• Working knowledge of developments in FRS 102 / IFRS

• Be comfortable using the Microsoft Office suite of applications. In particular, a high standard of Excel knowledge is required.

• Exposure to SUN accounting software (Infor SunSystems) an advantage but not essential.

For more information please email: info@pa.gg or call: +44 1481 723221. Please visit our website www.pa.gg for our latest vacancies.

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