We are pleased to be exclusively partnering with our client a leading International Insurance provider to recruit within their UK finance team. Great opportunity for an ambitious hands on qualified finance professional. To provide a range of comprehensive accounting services for the Syndicate that complies with both Group and Local accounting and reporting standards and policies. The Position * Undertake all aspects of syndicate accounting, ensuring that all profit and loss and balance sheet information are accurate and provided in a timely fashion. * Ensure that all Syndicate accounting transactions are processed in an accurate and timely fashion, including intercompany balances. * Review of Syndicate accounting journals/bookkeeping postings. * Compile quarterly audit file with evidence of trial balance reconciliations and controls * Maintain supporting documentation for syndicate accounting processes * Full responsibility for the Syndicate earned results, translating underwriting year figures to those suitable for financial reporting under Group/Local accounting standards. * Responsibility for corporation tax and compliance monitoring * Contribute to ongoing projects to develop accounting and processing systems and methods The Person * Successful candidate will be a qualified Accountant and hold a professional qualification (ACCA,CIMA,ACA) * Demonstrate detailed knowledge/expertise of syndicate accounting up to trial balances * A good understanding of corporate tax and compliance monitoring required * Sound understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP essential * Strong background in financial services (Insurance) Preferred * You will be a self-starter who can work collaboratively within a fast paced team environment * Good working knowledge of IT software MS Office Excel, Word, Powerpoint & Project along with financial software systems. Tis is a fantastic opportunity to work for an award winning global market leader, currently growing from strength to strength. This opportunity is to start immediately to cover maternity leave, for a period of 12 months. Therefore you will ideally be available on an notice period of no more than four weeks. To apply please send your most recent CV to Karen Ellis Today. Please be advised all applicants must have permanent right to work in the UK. Due to expected number of applicants, only successful applicants will be contacted.