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Group Risk Financial Accountant

£35kpa plus benefits

Job description

Ascendant Recruitment are delighted to be working with a FTSE 100 client with an office based in Milton Keynes. Due to changes within the business our client is looking to recruit a full time permanent Group Risk Financial Accountant. This is fantastic opportunity for someone to make a career step up from their current role or for someone looking for a new change in company / challenge.

The objective of the Group Risk Management function is to identify all insurable risks to which the group is exposed and to use risk management techniques to ensure that the group’s assets are adequately protected and potential liabilities are avoided in the most cost effective manner.

The Role:

An experienced individual to support function with delivering all financial reporting requirements for the risk companies. Responsible for the accuracy and efficiency of all financial transactions/reporting and ensuring that existing controls are enforced effectively and developed were necessary. In this role, you will have to work closely with various stake holders both internally (Local business finance teams & Group Finance, Tax, Treasury) and externally (Insurers, Brokers and Auditors)

Key Competencies:

  • Aspiring to become a member of an accounting professional body

  • 3 to 4 years’ experience in financial accounting roles

  • Good understanding of IFRS

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages especially Excel (Advanced user required), Word and PowerPoint.

  • A good eye for technical details and ability to complete all tasks in a thorough manner

  • Positive approach and resilient in the face of obstacles.

  • Ability to understand and interpret vast amounts of data.

Please apply today! (Full job description also available upon request)

Due to the high number of quality roles we are working upon, we may not be able to call you within 24 hours. However, your application will be reviewed by a Consultant as quickly as possible, and if you are shortlisted by our client we will call you within 48 hours. If you do not receive a call please do not be despondent, typically only one candidate can be successful per role! Please apply for any future roles in the same way. Good luck!


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