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Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    Milan

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Valerio Terranova

  • Contact email:

    Valerio.Terranova@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-052022-169349_1661957464

  • Published:

    28 Tage her

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-30

For a primary Life Insurance Company we are looking for a Financial Accountant.

The Financial Accountant works in an international environment that is constantly changing. He/She is in permanent contact with various stakeholders from the Operations (Claims and Contract Management), Sales and Product & Pricing departments. He/She collaborates with the accounting teams from Switzerland and the Netherlands, which gives him/her the opportunity to learn and innovate a lot. He/She provides solicited and unsolicited advice on (financial) decision-making. His/Her Line Manager is located in Italy.

The Financial Accountant is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Processing financial administration (inbound invoices, accounting, etc.)
  • Supporting the month-end closing
  • Supporting technical quarterly closing
  • Partnering with other coworkers in the Accounting Services
  • Monitoring day-to-day finance activities
  • Participating in financial projects in which your expertise is expected
  • Contributing to improving processes the within Finance department

Requirements:

  • University degree in accounting, finance or economics
  • Minimum 4 years experience in the accounting function within the Insurance industry, ideally in a changing environment involving the implementation of ERP and GL systems
  • Master level with Excel
  • Excellent command of Italian and English, orally and in writing

The role furthermore puts forth versatile demands in respect of methodological and social skills:

  • High accuracy and punctuality
  • Hands-on attitude combined independence and initiative
  • Keen interpersonal skills and highly collaborative style
  • Learning agility, resilience and willingness to go the extra mile to ensure success for the team

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