• £50,000 - £55,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Telford, Shropshire, England, UK Telford Shropshire GBR TF3 4NB
Job Ref: BBBH127021
Sector: Business change & transformation
Date Added: 17 March 2023

Accountant We have an excellent opportunity to work in a business critical, fast-paced project and gain skills and experience of the brand new IFRS17 accounting standard that went live in January 23. This small IFRS17 Expenses team requires a dynamic individual to join us and support ongoing development of Excel EUCs (End User Computing) and analysis of results vs existing reporting standards. The right candidate will model the our values in everything they do, and in particular share our passion to deliver quality results in a timely manner.This is an exceptional opportunity to gain recognition in a large financial services group and gain desirable experience with respect to IFRS17. We support a Hybrid working approach and our team thrive on the passion to make this the best place any of us have ever worked. Whilst the role is challenging, it comes with extremely supportive colleagues and management. Who are we?We want to be the best place that any of our colleagues have ever worked.We are the UK's largest long-term savings and retirement business with c.13 million customers and c.£310 billion of assets under administration. As a market leader and FTSE 100 organisation, we understand that our scale and expertise means that we have a key role to play for our customers, colleagues and our communities to help as many people as possible secure a life of possibilities. We are tackling key environmental and social issues such as transitioning our portfolio to net zero by 2050 - but we're not done yet. We've seen huge growth and change, and this means there is enormous opportunity for our 8,000 colleagues to grow alongside us. Flexible workingYou can expect to work in a hybrid manner with time spent working in the office and at home. We believe that work/life balance offers benefits for customers as well as ensuring that you can balance a successful career with your life outside of work. We will discuss flexibility, what is important to you and balancing this with business requirements during the recruitment process.Key Responsibilities

  • Complete a range of standard Accountancy and / or analytical functions (including producing financial reports - performance, controls and providing analysis of data, statutory reporting, etc) as required to meet business and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of multiple business processes and different financial reporting bases (as required for role) in order to ensure a comprehensive service provided to all stakeholders.
  • Apply appropriate quality assurance controls to all work produced in the team to ensure the accuracy and validity of the Company's financial information.
  • To support the successful delivery of designated finance activity throughout the project change cycle. Deliveries include accounting requirements captured, reviewed, appropriate scope, validated against IT designs and implemented into BAU efficiently and effectuively. Appropriate MI to stakeholders.
  • Participate in internal discussions and groups as required in order to promote finance interests and work closely with stakeholders across the business
  • Maintaining up to date professional knowledge in an environment of fast moving regulatory change.
  • Maintaining and applying knowledge of multiple reporting bases and area of expertise.
  • Regularly working to defined and tight timescales whilst maintaining professional standards.
  • Balancing competing priorities on different pieces of work in challenging timescales, yet ensuring a continually high quality of output.

What We're Looking ForEssential

  • Strong experience with analysis of vast data sets
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Certifications - Association Chartered Certified Accountants / Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a complex business environment and work collaboratively across functions
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision.
  • Great attention to details.


  • Education - Undergraduate Degree (or equivalent)
  • Good PowerPoint Skills
  • IFRS17 knowledge is an advantage but not a requirement

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

16/04/2023 12:06:46
GBP 50000 55000 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Sam Shabir

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