Job description

Finance Technician

Location: York, Yorkshire (inc. Humberside), UK

Salary: £ - per year

Posted: 23 February 2018

Working hours: Full Time

Close date: 23 March 2018

Employer: Zurich Insurance

Location: Fareham

Finance Technician

The opportunity:

We are currently recruiting a Finance technician to join our Finance team in Fareham. This is a role within our Accounting Operations team, who are responsible for the accuracy and data integrity of the monthly financial close. As a member of the team you will play a vital part in helping the department to achieve its operational objectives and ensure the team delivers a high quality service.

Key Responsibilities:

The role is part of a team who are focussed on the completion of the monthly close process and delivery of all reporting for Finance. Your responsibilities will include:

Premium and commission review and oversight
Balance sheet reporting, analysis, reconciliations and control

Support the expense allocation process

Support and analysis for Group financial reporting

Help identify and implement improvement opportunities

Assist in defining and building new reports in line with business needs

Work closely with the offshore team to embed new processes

Ensure tasks performed adhere to the SOX control framework

Your skills and experience:

Part-qualified accountant
Understanding of financial reporting and the close process

Experience of working with people at different levels on financial issues

Good team player and communication skills
Strong organisational skills

Ability to provide accurate information within tight timescales

Good level of analytical and problem solving skills

Commitment to deliver a high quality service

Willingness to learn and take ownership

Proactive approach

Strong personal development ethos

Further information:

At Zurich, we aim to have a diverse mix of employees that reflects our customers and the communities in which we live and work. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome, regardless of age, gender, religion, ability, culture, sexual orientation or mental health status. Our approach ensures that Zurich is a place that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all. We're also happy to consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.