Group MI & Planning Accountant

  • £50,000 - £65,000 p.a. + 10% Completion Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Phoenix Group
  • 05 Oct 17 2017-10-05

This is a superb interim opportunity, offering you the chance to apply your accounting and internal reporting expertise with Phoenix - the UK’s largest Closed Life & Pension Fund Consolidator. We are a member of the FTSE 250 index, with a premium listing on the LSE, over 6.1 million policyholders and assets under management of more than £74 billion.

Financial Services Sector (Life & Pensions)

9 Months Fixed Term Contract

Excellent Package & Conditions

£50,000 - £65,000 p.a. + 10% Completion Bonus + Comprehensive Benefits

Based London - St Paul’s EC4M 8BU - Superb City Location

Ref: 2912

Based in Group Finance and reporting to, as well as supporting the Group MI & Planning Manager, your role will focus on the preparation of financial information for senior management in order to assist in the delivery of good quality internal reporting. On a day to day basis, this will involve:

  • Producing consolidated plans, forecasts and monthly MI on IFRS, solvency and cash-flow bases ensuring the provision of relevant, reliable, insightful and timely information, with a consistency and quality of content for decision making purposes
  • Providing input into the planning and forecasting instructions and timetabling for the Divisions in a timely and concise manner, as well as suggesting and implementing control and efficiency improvements
  • To produce and document the Group stress testing results, assessing both qualitatively and quantitatively, numerous single and combined sensitivities to determine Group risk of breaching key financial metrics
  • Working with team and department colleagues to establish, manage and improve processes for identifying, monitoring, quantifying, reporting and forecasting variances, including analyses of the key drivers behind the results (including identifying trends and variations)

As Group MI & Planning Accountant, you must be a fully qualified and have a strong financial services background – with relevant exposure to Life & Pensions – who can demonstrate:

  • A sound and practical understanding of technical regulatory requirements, coupled with first-hand knowledge of  Life company reporting activities and accounting systems
  • The necessary know-how and expertise to make an immediate contribution, evidenced by proven and relevant experience in a similar operating environment
  • A high degree of analytical ability, along with first rate communication, stakeholder management and PC/IT skills, including Advanced Level Excel
  • Plenty of initiative and flexibility, as well as the confidence to resolve any arising issues, challenge existing practices and bring new ideas to the table

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Closing date: Midnight, Monday 16th October 2017