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Management Accountant

Location : Cardiff
Type : Permanent
Salary : £40k - £45k + bens

Based in the UK Finance team in Cardiff and reporting to a Senior Management Accountant, the Management Accountant will play a crucial role in ensuring our month end processes are completed accurately and timely as well as providing management information and support to the business.

Role Responsibilities will include:

  • Developing a good understanding of the activities of the business and a strong working relationship with senior managers across the entire business, in order to be able to provide financial, numerical and procedural assistance to a variety of departments
  • Preparation of the month end accounts for the UK Intermediary business including liaison with Group Finance to work through any queries on consolidation
  • Supporting the production of insurance bordereaux issued to the Group’s insurance companies, co-insurers and reinsurers
  • Own and manage key control accounts and ensure accurate and timely reconciliation monthly
  • Developing existing control and accounting processes and drive improvements with a view to reducing the time it takes to complete month end activities
  • Support with the implementation of a new Financial Accounting software package
  • Supporting with the identification of accounting processes, controls and MI improvements for new products as appropriate
  • Preparing regulatory returns for the group’s intermediary companies
  • Pro-active monitoring of performance vs. budget / re-forecasts
  • Support the external audit process
  • Completion of system specific period end processes
  • Providing general support and completing ad-hoc tasks as required by heads of departments across the business in addition to Finance managers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant with experience in a Management Accounting or Financial Accounting role
  • Strong academic background with strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Experience of accounting processes and a good understanding of financial controls
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships and communicate effectively with senior management
  • Self-motivator, pro-active in all aspects of the role
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

Position of : Management Accountant, Cardiff

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