Internal Controls accountant 60k- FS / Insurance

Job description

My client within the insurance industry have a requirement for a qualified accountant with a strong financial services or insurance background.  Within this role you will be a key member of the financial control team in the group.

The role offers exposure to a wide variety of finance related tasks, outside of the traditional financial close process, including risk and control oversight, process and systems development, and project and strategy support


  • Ensuring compliance with Operational Risk Operating Standards and Guidelines including reporting on Key Risk Indicators, participating in identifying and assessing operational risks across finance, risk scenario analysis and policy attestation.
  • Providing support for Internal Controls
  • Seeking improvements and efficiencies in accounting processes, controls and systems, and participating in various projects within the Group Finance
  • Coordinating the quarterly close timetable for financial and regulatory reporting including tracking of deliverables.
  • Assisting in the maintenance and testing of Group Finance Business Contingency Plans.
  • Developing working relationships with divisional accounting and actuarial teams and other group functions such as Risk, Compliance and IT.
  • Assisting and supporting the wider Group Finance teams
  • Reporting internally on compliance with relevant legislation and regulation. 


  • a qualified accountant with post qualification experience in a financial services environment.
  • Proven experience in a risk and controls role would be advantageous
  • Experience of process improvement and system developments is desirable.
  • Experience of finance systems e.g. SAP would be advantageous.

For more information send an updated version of your cv to Laura in Sigmar Accountancy –, 0860121211

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