Based in the UK Finance team in Cardiff and reporting to the Financial Controller, the will be a senior member of the UK Insurance management accounting team, which provides management information and support to Admiral’s UK insurance businesses.
Role Responsibilities will include :
Line management of a small team the UK Insurance Management Accountants
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
Developing existing control and accounting processes, implementing improvements as necessary following the implementation of a new policy system
Owning the production of insurance bordereaux issued to the Group’s insurance companies, co-insurers and reinsurers
Developing the MI reports created within finance to maximise relevance and usefulness to the business managers
Developing new MI for use with new business ventures and testing campaigns
Leading the development and implementation of accounting processes, controls and MI for new products as appropriate
Pro-active monitoring of performance vs. budget / re-forecasts and summarising variances for senior management through meetings with heads of departments across the business
Preparing regulatory returns for the group’s intermediary companies
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 a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience
Strong academic background with strong numeracy and analytical skills
Experience of accounting processes and a comprehensive understanding of financial controls
Strong 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
Prior experience of managing people is essential
Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective : people who like what they do, do it better, and this in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve.
Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas : Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.
Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance
We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements, and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.
At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance;
it's one of the reasons we're voted as one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.
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If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click apply now to complete an online application form. Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.
The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is . If you have any queries about this position, please feel free to drop them an e-mail or give them a call on the recruitment line 0800 118 1619.
Please note, we are not accepting CV’s from agencies for this role. Agencies on our PSL should only send CVs if asked to do so by the Recruitment team.