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About The Role

We’re now looking for a Financial Account to join our Finance team, acting as a source of accounting knowledge supporting the local accounting resources, their month end process, advising the Senior Financial Reporting Manager in the interpretation of the management accounts, critical judgement and any issues arising within the financial control procedures and reconciliations.

About the Role

You'll be joining a supportive and experienced finance team and reporting into our Financial Reporting Manager, the role will cover 5 key areas;

  1. Financial Accounting and controls -  Advise and maintain appropriate financial policies, procedures and file notes on key judgements in order to ensure accurate information is delivered to Management, in relation to specified companies within the Group.
  2. Regulatory Reporting and controls -   Support the wider finance team in ensuring that all financial controls and reconciliations are completed and reviewed in a timely manner.
  3. Business Partnering, Financial planning and analysis -   Support the development of the finance partnering relationship for areas of responsibility helping the business to identify and understand the financial implications of strategy, actions and critical judgements.
  4. Business Support / Projects 
  5. Seeking improvements in all the areas of reporting in line with business needs.
Please note this role is a FTC to complete in March 2022 and will be home based in line with our new ‘smart working’ approach; there may be a requirement to attend regular meetings at our Hampshire head office in line with government guidelines and undertake travel related to the role.
About You

We’re seeking a confident finance professional with experience of delivering on a number of technical papers for critical accounting judgements.

Experience of Statutory accounts preparation is an essential along with Technical Financial Accounting under FRS102, you’ll ideally have worked within the insurance sector.

In Return

As a PAYE colleague you’ll receive a competitive basic salary plus:

  • 7.5% group annual discretionary bonus
  • 36 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays) with an option to buy or sell a further 5 days
  • A pension scheme with 6% from us, a minimum 3% from you with the option to increase or decrease when you join. If you decide to contribute 4% or above we will add a further 4% which can be allocated in different ways
  • A yearly company funded allowance of £500 that you can choose to use against some great benefits such as critical illness, private medical insurance, or, shopping vouchers, pet insurance and more
  • Simplyhealth core product choice: Cash plan or Dental plan
  • 4 x Life Assurance
Your Recruitment Journey
At Simplyhealth we’re focused on providing an application, assessment and onboarding journey that is fair, consistent, diverse and inclusive for all, allowing us to hire top talent based on the skills and behaviours pivotal to your and our success.

We use a number of techniques to help us select successful candidates, these form part of each review and will vary according to the role. We provide details in advance to help you prepare, these may include but are not limited to:

· Pre-set video interview
· Verbal and numerical aptitude test
· Competency style interview
· Role Play
· Presentation
· Working styles questionnaire

If successful, we’ll contact you to tell you the great news of your offer and welcome you to Simplyhealth, followed by details of your conditional offer of employment. The offer will be subject to our pre-employment checks, completed by our 3rd party partner Experian, which include a basic disclosure and barring service (DBS) and credit check.

Please contact our Talent Acquisition Team if you have any questions; talentacquisitionteam@simplyhealth.co.uk