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Finance Integration Accountant

Vacancy Location Yorkshire
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days (x will be populated when viewing published adverts).

Purpose of the Role:

 

This role will play a key part in the finance integration of acquired businesses and other finance projects. Requires an individual with significant hands-on experience of project management, finance integration and working in a financial control environment. A good understanding of insurance broking and systems would be extremely beneficial. Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills required.

 

Job Description:

 

  • Responsible for the finance integration service delivery model, to align financial controls and finance reporting with standard policy, process and procedures
  • Collaborate with the M&A Team, Payroll, Treasury and Finance teams to ensure smooth integration
  • Coordinate pre-and post-acquisition finance activity to ensure smooth financial integration of newly acquired businesses
  • Provide a single point of communication to the wider Finance Team on financial integration activity
  • Deliver the necessary processes and controls to onboard acquisitions into the business as usual environment
  • Ensure all data is reconciled and processes defined before handing over into business as usual
  • Prepare and post ledger journals with appropriate support and where relevant review journals for accuracy
  • Co-ordinate all finance integration projects
  • Project accounting including financial reporting and KPI analysis
  • Responsibility for understanding and validating all aspects of project accounting, explaining to stakeholders, variances in revenue expenditures vs budget, forecasts and prior year actuals
  • Liaise with other finance departments within Group, to ensure accuracy accounting
  • Preparation of monthly project and acquisition exceptionals for Finance Manager review
  • Production of monthly project cashflows with forecast projections
  • Support budget and forecasting, profit and loss cash basis
  • Communicate and build relationships with stakeholders and teams across Ardonagh
  • Ensure successful completion of training and assessment exercises as assigned from the Compliance and Training Department
  • Complete recruitment, HR, Training and Appraisals processes
  • Team approach to deliver objectives, create strong working relationships and support team development
  • Fulfil your responsibilities in line with agreed processes to achieve agreed objectives, and in doing so, ensure compliance with the client and insurer money rules within the FCA Handbook
  • Any other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications and Experience:

 

  • Specialised Knowledge –CASS, IFRS, UK GAAP

 

  • Professional Certification – ACA/ACCA/CIMA/ Qualified by Experience (QBE) qualified or equivalent

 

 

 

Essential criteria must be clearly demonstrated on CV

 

  • Broad range of general accounting functions including business and financial reporting;
  • Hands-on experience of project management, finance integration and working in a financial control environment
  • Experience of integration or compiling financial reports from incomplete record
  • Working understanding of financial control environment

 

 

Also essential

  • Ability to influence and build good working relationships with key stakeholders, within finance teams and the wider business
  • Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills
  • Microsoft Excel skills to an advanced level
  • Ability to identify workable solutions to problems and gain buy-in from stakeholders, to implement
  • Self-motivated with the drive and determination to see tasks through
  • Works well in a multi-discipline team
  • Initiative, proactivity, enquiring approach, resourcefulness
  • Adaptability, ability to embrace and respond positively to change
  • Analytical and investigative skills, logical reasoning and problem-solving skills – individually and collaboratively
  • Ability to quickly learn and work with new processes and systems
  • Ability to train others on systems and processes
  • Integrity and assertiveness when dealing with complex / business critical issues
  • Flexibility of working practices, priorities and hours to meet business demands
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

 

Desirable

  • Understanding of insurance broking and systems

 

 

Please apply online

 

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The Ardonagh Group is the UK’s largest independent insurance broker with global reach. We are a network of over 100 office locations and a workforce of nearly 7,000 people. Formed in 2017 and following a series of acquisitions in 2018, Ardonagh today brings together best-in-class brands including Autonet, Bishopsgate, Carole Nash, Geo Underwriting, Price Forbes, Swinton, Towergate and URIS. Our understanding of the communities we serve, together with our scale and breadth, allows us to work with our insurer partners to deliver solutions that meet our customer needs.

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