Financial Accountant

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Job Description

Reporting to one of our Financial Reporting Managers, this role will be responsible for taking a lead role in

ensuring that source data used by the International Financial Reporting team is delivered on time, of a high

quality and able to stand up to external scrutiny. The production of accurate and timely information is

essential in order for management to manage the business, group and regulatory financial reporting


This role will work with the finance and senior management team to proactively keep pace with accounting

and regulatory development within the FPIL Group to help ensure the robustness of reported results

supporting analysis. This will include where necessary supporting the production of FPIL’s stand-alone results.

The main responsibilities of this role are:

● Support the monthly close process within agreed timelines, ensuring quality and integrity of financials;

● Project work to enhance our financial reporting to a more granular level to product working alongside

other members of the Finance team;

● Interrogating general ledger to a detailed level, and working alongside the actuaries to explain the


● Project work to enhance reporting of branch financial results. Prepare internal management reports,

providing insights on financial performance

● Support further ad-hoc projects/ tasks

Key skills and experience needed to be successful in this role are:

● Have an accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA) or be nearly qualified /qualified by experience. Big 4

experience is a plus;

● Experience with financial reporting and management accounting, including making improvements to

design and function of reports;

● Technical knowledge of and understanding of insurance company accounting (IFRS and Regulatory

reporting) would be advantageous;

● Strong Microsoft Excel skills;

● Experience of using SUN and Vision or a similar accounting package;

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

● A flexible and adaptable attitude;

● Good problem solving skills – ability to understand and unravel complex issues;

● Good team working skills.

Others skills and experience desired to be successful in this role are:

● Previous experience working within a similar role in a Financial Services company;

● Good practical experience of Financial Close and Reporting

● Project Management experience a plus

Salary: £37,000 to 45,000 Per Year

Job Summary

Isle of Man
Ref ID: 4351
£37,000 to 45,000 Per Year