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Part/Nearly QualifiedAccountant (Financial Accounting)

Greater London

Greater London: Central London
Banking Insurance Finance
Working Pattern:
Full time
Date Posted:
Tuesday, 16th October 2012
Flexibility Offered:
Job Ref:
Prudential - Part%2FNearly+QualifiedAccountant+%28Financial+Accounting%29

This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to develop a finance career within an international financial services company. We are recruiting a Part/Nearly Qualified Accountant to work within our Finance Team.

Duties are heavily focused around interpretation of new regulations and accounting standards, production of statutory accounts and assisting with the production of subsidiary statutory accounts.

Established in 1848, Prudential plc is an international financial services company with a product range including personal banking, insurance, pensions and retail investments, institutional fund management and property investments. In the UK, we are a leading life and pensions provider with around seven million customers

We go out of our way to attract, retain and develop a diverse pool of talent. A career with Prudential can be varied and stimulating, so you'll always be stretching yourself and learning new skills. What's more, you'll be part of a culture that rewards high performance with financial incentives and increased opportunities.

Role Purpose
Work alongside the senior accountants in the team to support the implementation of SII into the business as usual processes within Financial Accounting.

Key Results Areas
     * Produce solvency II data for Actuarial and GHO as required
     * Assist with the interpretation of new regulations and accounting standards
     * Assist with the production of subsidiary statutory accounts
     * Assist with the production of regulatory returns under the current regulations (FSA returns)
     * Assist with the conversions of subsidiary statutory accounts from UK GAAP to IFRS

Key Performance Indicators
     * To demonstrate a positive risk, compliance and control culture through the identification, assessment, monitoring and management of risks and issues within the business area, alongside ensuring timely and appropriate resolution of control weaknesses, actions and failures that arise.
     * Quality and accuracy of reports produced
     * Production of numbers/reports within the agreed timescales
     * Effectiveness of interpretation of new regulations

Key Interfaces
     * Actuarial, Group Head Office, Group Taxation, KPMG

Regulatory Requirements
     * Part/Nearly qualified accountant

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
     * Technical accounting knowledge.
     * Some knowledge of Solvency II regulations desirable.
     * Part/Nearly qualified accountant
     * Detail conscious and concern for accuracy.
     * Good communicator - both verbally and written.
     * Ability to work without close supervision and meet tight deadlines.
     * Excellent Excel skills
     * PeopleSoft & Hyperion skills desirable

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