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    Job Title – Financial Operations Accountant

    Contract – Permanent

    Salary – £50,000 – £55,000

    Location – London


    Responsibility for the various functions of the general ledger, expense work, share-point payment request form, and DQ Pro systems, including administration and ownership of key updates.

    Working closely with offshore colleagues to ensure that accounts payables and expense management deliverables are timely and accurate. Supporting and deputising for the Finance Operations Manager, including providing support and cover to other Finance Operations team members as required.  


    Key responsibilities:


    – Reviewing Accounts Payables deliverables to ensure accuracy and quality of work.

    Working closely with the Finance Administrator and Offshore Accounts Payable Team to ensure Accounts Payable deliverables are met, including resolving outstanding invoicing queries in a timely manner and ensuring the accuracy of coding of manual payments.

    – Assisting with the submission and review of manual and BAC’s payments.

    – Reviewing and providing cover for the vetting of expense claims against expense policies, taking measures to ensure greater compliance and reporting exceptions accordingly

    – Preparing monthly expense claim reporting and commentary.

    – Providing cover for other members of the Finance Operations team as required.

    – Completing financial controls on a timely basis.

    – Supporting the administration of the general ledger and relevant AP / expense systems.

    – Assisting with systems implementation work in respect of the general ledger and relevant AP and

    expense systems.

    – Preparing various quarterly or annual reporting including commentary & KPI’s (including

    quarterly payment practices and performance reporting, quarterly related party transaction

    reporting, and annual accountant fee report).

    – Assisting in the preparation and delivery of Tax computations including detailed analysis of the

    underlying transactions and analysis of all related expense postings to key Finance functions

    (i.e. VAT return, PSA reporting to Tax, Payroll processing to HR/Senior Management, etc).

    – Ensuring VAT is recorded accurately in the ledger through VAT control procedures.

    – Working closely with auditors and other external contacts as required.

    – Responsibility for the accurate cash postings of Intragroup Deposits, On-lending and

    Intercompany cash transactions and reconciliations.

    – Assisting in the preparation of budgets/forecasts where necessary.

    – Responsibility for the maintenance of process documentation for Finance Operations, including in respect of agreed offshore processes.


    Key Requirements:


    • Experience within the Commercial Insurance Sector and the Lloyd’s market is highly desirable
    • Experience preparing management accounting information
    • Track record of process improvement and delivery
    • Part-qualified or qualified ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) preferred
    • Business partnering experience with strong communication and presentational skills
    • Excellent numeric and analytical skills with good attention to detail
    • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office, and the ability to learn new systems.
    • Strong team player with credibility to liaise with senior management




    For extra information please contact: –

    London: 0203 411 8430

    Email: admin@lawesgroup.co.uk





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