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Financial Accounts Assistant (Insurance / Insurance Broker)

Company: Harry Sullivan / Tony Massenhove
Job Ref: 2106/HS
Start Date: ASAP
Hours: Full Time
Location: London, England
Working Term: Permanent Position
Salary: £18,000 - £32,000 including benefits


Purpose of the role:

To provide support to the finance team and assist in ensuring that the accounting records are maintained in a timely and accurate manner

Key accountabilities:

Maintenance of online expense ledger

Ensure that sufficient funds are available to settle expenses as they are claimed

Run reports from the Concur system.

Post the data recorded on the Concur system to the nominal ledger.

Post the data received from Corporate Traveller to the nominal ledger.

Prepare and present T&E expense reports for review by FC

Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations ensuring that all reconciling items are identified and dealt with appropriately.

Prepare files to support corporation tax year end accruals.

Assist Financial Accountant in production of monthly management accounts.

Assist and prepare schedules and audit files for the year end statutory accounts.

Liaise internally & externally

Communicate with deputy financial accountant and respond in a timely manner to all queries.

Liaise with internal clients and to help explain reports and provide additional information where appropriate.

Record Keeping

Use appropriate IT systems to maintain accurate records eg Sun,Vision reports excel

Maintain filing

Maintain records and keep up to date

Preparation of Client money reconciliation for review by Financial Controller

Prepare quarterly rent recharge invoice and post journal to the GL

Other ad hoc duties

Qualifications & Experience:


Degree - any discipline

Could be part Qualified studying for a recognised accountancy qualification - ACCA

Skills / Experience in:

Accuracy and numeracy

Attention to detail


Communication - both written and verbal.

Organising and managing workflow


Time management / meeting deadlines


Knowledge of:

Previous accounting experience

IT systems, e.g. Multi-currency general ledger systems (preferably Sun and Vision), Microsoft Office - Excel to an intermediate/advanced level

FCA regulatory environment

Insurance broking environment

Budget and forecasting processes


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