Accounting Assistant

  • Post Date: May 16, 2019
  • Isle of Man
Job Description

Reporting to the Systems and Controls Accountant, the purpose of this role will be responsiblity for contributing to the controls and policy accounting and also supporting monthly financial reporting.

Duties and responsibilities will include:
– The maintenance of daily and monthly procedures and controls within the department
– Posting of accurate transactions to correct business units, analysing and correcting error accounts
– Understanding detailed policy accounting and processing corrections for unusual transactions
– Reviewing and analysing reconciliation and control environment
– Contribution towards the production of monthly financial reports to internal and external bodies in an efficient, timely, accurate and professional manner
– Assisting with the production of monthly management reporting

Skills and experience required:
– Hold or be working towards an accounting qualification (AAT / CAT / ACCA), or qualified through experience
– A good understanding of Microsoft Excel
– Good problem solving skills
– Experience with management accounting and variance analysis
– Experience of using SUN or a similar accounting package
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Ability to plan and organise work to meet deadlines
– A flexible and adaptable attitude
– Good team working skills
– Previous experience working within a similar role in a Financial Services company is desirable
– An understanding of transactions during the lifetime of an insurance / investment policy