Interim Head of Technical Accounting

Location
City of London
Salary
£110000 - £125000 per annum + Or £800 per day
Posted
20 Nov 2020
Closes
20 Dec 2020
Ref
J2350659
Contact
Mark Brown
Job Function
Accountant
Contract Type
Contract

A London market insurer that is going through significant change to its corporate structure is looking for an interim Head of Technical Accounting for a 6 month period. This is role is aimed at effectively evaluating and embedding key reporting changes, providing critical technical and commercial guidance on key business developments, and ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and developments in an increasingly complex reporting environment. The incumbent will play a significant role in developing the accounting expertise within Finance.

You will be driving change to the existing processes through continuous improvements and ensuring an appropriate control environment is maintained in all aspects of preparation and reporting of the group and legal entity results. You will also be supporting the Group Financial Controller with technical reviews of statutory and regulatory reporting deliverables.

A key area of the role will be to support the Group and International Finance reporting framework, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards, regulatory reporting requirements and developments, particularly US GAAP, Group Regulatory Reporting, UK GAAP, Lichtenstein GAAP and Solvency II. This will include keeping up to date with accounting standards, regulatory reporting requirements and developments.

To be considered for this role you must have excellent technical accounting knowledge and a detailed understanding of UK/US GAAP and Solvency II, as well as being a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent). You must understand the reporting environment of a non-life insurance company and any knowledge of the Lloyd's Market would be beneficial.