Salary : £400 per day
Location: City of London
Type: 6 Month Contract
Reference: FSA/C/0RM9

This role has now been filled. For information regarding similar roles we are currently working on, please speak with one of our Consultants.

The Finance Systems Accountant will:

  • Maintain, with assistance of IT where required, all Financial systems;
  • Have responsibility for ensuring the financial systems reporting process is working efficiently and effectively in a controlled environment with reconciliation & exception reporting to management;
  • Be responsible for month- and quarter-end timetable for team;
  • Be point of contact for queries.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Control of the integrity of the data in the Finance Cube by:

–   Having ownership of BAU syndicate data warehouse providing support to senior management as required

–   Understand how the data flows through the systems used by Syndicate Finance

–   Review and query exception reports which monitor data flows

–   Understand the adjustments entered by both Finance and Actuaries effecting the Finance Cube

  • Attend and monitor month- and quarter-end timetables and tasks for the team
  • Be point of contact for issues/concerns with data warehouse and assist MI & Reconciliation Accountants answering questions regarding MI reporting and detailed QMA/QMB forms
  • Review and sign-off of all reconciliations relating to the monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Maintain expense account codes and subclass splits and SBF brokerage percentages within the warehouse
  • Support Sun and be a super-user
  • Administrator on electronic banking


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant.
  • Good Excel skills – must be able understand and troubleshoot macros.
  • Good interrogation & reconciliation skills.
  • Numerate and IT Literate.
  • Lloyd’s Syndicate Insurance background preferred.
  • SAGE Business Intelligence or similar an advantage


Personal Qualities:

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team and manage the team
  • Quick to learn new systems

Approach work in a methodical manner

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