Job Detail: web id: 966, Job Ref: P009988

Accounting Technician

Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Salary: n/a

Reporting to the Investment Accountant & Back Office Manager, this position is primarily responsible for contributing to monthly financial reporting, reconciliation of day-to-day investment transactions and control accounts and Fund Manager Rebate administration.
The main responsibilities of this role are:
• Contribution towards the production of monthly financial reports to internal and external bodies in an efficient, timely, accurate and professional manner
• Assisting with the production of the monthly management accounts and regulatory reporting
• Daily reconciliation of Administration/Investment systems and other internal control accounts
• Daily reconciliation and investigation of investment transactions
• Taking ownership and development of the Fund Manager Rebate process
• The maintenance of daily and monthly procedures and controls within the department to ensure that profitability is maintained.
• Have a key role in the ongoing implementation of Solvency II reporting
• Monitoring and reporting on overdrawn policy positions

Key skills and experience needed to be successful in this role are:
• Preferably have or be working towards an accounting qualification (AAT / CAT / ACCA) or qualified by experience.
• Good working knowledge of fund group operations including settlement and rebates
• Experience with investments and a range of asset types
• 5 years experience working within a similar role in a Financial Services company
• An advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills; 
• Ability to plan & organise work to meet deadlines;
• Good problem solving skills;
• Good team working skills;
• Eye for detail; and
• Ability to work with large volumes of data.
• An understanding of transactions during the lifetime of an insurance/investment policy.

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