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Hiscox
in Colchester, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25 days AL
Hiscox
in Colchester, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP40000 - GBP50000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25 days AL
Leading international Insurer looking for a qualified Accountant with excellent reconciliation skills and a track record of end2end accounting processes to join our Syndicate finance team in Colchester.

Service Company Accountant
12mth Fixed Term Contract
Colchester based with home working


We are looking for an Accountant with excellent reconciliation skills and a track record of end2end accounting processes to join our Syndicate finance team. Your role will range from accounting entries through to legal entity statutory and management reporting. You'll be supporting the legal entity and management accounting for two of our insurance intermediaries, one of which is based in the UK and the other in the US (Miami). Your communication skills will be essential in this post as you will be speaking to a wide audience ranging from AP through to our London Market Chief Underwriting Officer (CUO).

Key responsibilities

  • Regular posting of accounting journals
  • Month, Quarter and Year End reporting
  • Accounts, banks and systems reconciliations
  • Intercompany postings and reconciliations
  • Balance sheet postings and reconciliations
  • Management reporting
  • Ensure compliance with local GAAP or IFRS standards
  • Legal entity reporting including dealing with audit requests
  • Production of annual Statutory accounts
  • Create and/or review processes and internal documentation
  • Adhere to the financial control framework and timetable
  • Analysis and preparation of management information reports as requested
  • Represent the division as required in group projects and initiatives



Skills & Experience

  • Qualified Accountant
  • In an ideal world, experience in the insurance industry but this isnt a prerequisite here. However, experience
  • of large complex environments would be beneficial.
  • Strong reconciliations experience.
  • Focused attention to detail and accuracy
  • Structured and autonomous working style while also being happy to work as part of a larger finance team
  • Results driven, with the energy and determination to succeed in a very fast paced environment where the pace and quality of response are critical to success
  • Ability to organise, prioritise and plan workload to meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships in and outside Hiscox and manage different levels of stakeholders

Diversity and Working Patterns

At Hiscox we care about our people. We hire the best people for the job and we're committed to diversity and creating a truly inclusive culture, which we believe drives success. We have also learned over the past 15 months that working life doesn't always have to be in the office, and when it's safe to do so, we will be introducing hybrid ways of working to encourage a healthy work life balance.

We anticipate the successful candidate for this role will be in the office up to 2-3 days a week.

We see it as the best of both worlds: structure and sociability on one hand, and independence and flexibility on the other.

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