Asta Vacancies

Vacancy: Management Accountant

Date: 12th February 2019

Job Profile

Main purpose of job
To prepare monthly/quarterly management accounts for Asta companies and client MGAs.
To prepare other accounting and reporting requirements for Asta companies and client MGAs.
To provide effective supervision of the Management Accountant Assistant

Key tasks

  1. Deliver to deadline monthly/quarterly Management Accounts for appropriate Asta companies and clients including journals and balance sheet control accounts.
  2. On a day-to-day basis supervise the Management Accounts Assistant staff in department.
  3. Deal effectively with all issues arising, relating to companies and client MGAs.
  4. Prepare statutory accounts (including assisting the auditors at the year-end audit), and all other returns including VAT and UK corporation tax.
  5. Assist in the set-up of new Asta client entities, including accounts, HMRC notifications and regulatory returns.
  6. Assist in the preparation and co-ordination of the budget.
  7. Assist in monitoring key areas and overhaul where necessary.
  8. Other ad-hoc reporting requirements such as regulatory returns etc.

Key personal skills required

  1. Analytical skills with willingness to challenge and question data.
  2. Self-motivate with proactive approach to all issues affecting the department.
  3. Supervisory skills and developing other staff.
  4. Good communication skills both written and oral, with the ability to build effective working relationships with all levels of staff.
  5. Ability to prioritise and organise self to successfully deliver under tight deadlines whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy.

Key technical skills, knowledge and professional qualifications required

  1. Qualification in Accountancy (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)
  2. 2-3 years post qualification experience, preferably in a management accounts dept.
  3. Sound knowledge of tax and accounting issues.
  4. Experience of working for a Lloyd’s managing agency /MGA/ insurance company desirable.
  5. Advanced IT skills, Excel, Word and Sun.

To apply for this position please email Mandy Lamptey, HR Manager,

The deadline for applications is 22nd February 2019.

Strictly no agency calls or emails please

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