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Data and Process Improvement Accountant in London at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    London
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/20/2018

Job Description

Job Purpose:

  • Support the Financial Operations and the wider finance teams, in project and development work on financial data inputs, outputs and processes;
  • Develop control framework for data quality, accuracy and lineage for internal and external reporting;
  • Develop analytical and exception reports, which support the robustness of financial data held across multiple systems supporting the International group of companies;
  • Prepare finance data process flow documentation through the financial cycle to support impact assessments and analysis as a result of data and process changes (including PAS implementations), which support the wider finance function.
  • Support the timely delivery of accurate financial data to HCC International group of companies;
  • Work closely with the Business Intelligence Architect, Finance Change, and internal stakeholders to implement special project improvements including new system and business implementations.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure the robustness of financial data;

  • Ensure existing controls regarding financial data management are completed accurately and on a timely basis;
  • Assist with implementating and maintaining additional financial data controls to ensure financial data held and used for management & regulatory reporting - including Solvency II, IFRS, Group and Lloyds reporting.
  • Assist with development of financial data exception reports to show data items that are not expected or in line with external regulatory reporting. Implement process to make corrections with Finance Change, Business Intelligence, Operations teams to improve data accuracy.

Support the Finance team’s continuous improvements and development of processes;

  • Assist with developing and implementing reports including exception, KPI, consistency and accuracy of financial reporting data.
  • Aid with the development and implementation of a toolkit, which will provide key data controls and reconciliations in line with the group’s internal and external regulatory reporting framework
  • Assist with development of analytical reports for Micro Strategy.
  • Raise issues and support prioritisation with Finance Change

System implementations

  • Perform and support data migration reconciliations and documentation of issues, which includes testing during the migration
  • Follow-up with post migration issues and work closely with BI and Implementation teams to close the issues.
  • Participate in meetings with the system implementation team

 Other

  • Support the Data and Process Improvement Manager and wider Finance department on strategic projects as required
  • Liaison with the Finance Change Team and all other teams within Finance as well as other key stakeholders (IT, BI, Business leaders, wider TM group etc.)
  • Maintain finance month end issues log (Finance, BI and IT) including investigation of issues with Finance, IT, BI and business where required.
  • Any other ad-hoc duties required

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Experience Specification:

Essential

  • Advanced Excel;
  • Understanding of databases, data cubes and data management principles;
  • Practical insurance accounting skills;
  • Experience of implementing change into finance functions;
  • Experience of implementing and maintaining an effective controls framework;
  • Methodical approach to problem solving and decision making;
  • Understanding of the London Insurance Market from both a Lloyd’s and Company Market perspective;
  • Good people and communication skills;
  • Solution focused;

Desirable

  • Utilising multiple underwriting systems: Genius, Eclipse, & IRIS;
  • General Ledger: PeopleSoft;
  • Experience of producing financial reports and presenting to management;
  • Microstrategy

Soft Skills:

  • Professional approach and delivery of work product;
  • Energy, enthusiasm, persistence and adaptability;
  • Focus on timely delivery of quality outputs;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with both finance and non-finance teams to achieve common goals;
  • Drive and commitment to achieve individual, project and team objectives;
  • Commitment to development of self and others

 

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