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Financial Reporting Coordinator - 18 month fixed term - (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)


Financial Reporting Coordinator – 18 month fixed term - (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)

Location: Flexible – we offer hybrid working so some office presence will be required in the Swindon office)



The opportunity:

Newly qualified and looking for your first move from practice?

Enjoy planning, coordinating and executing work plans?

Want the opportunity to work with senior internal and external stakeholders?


We are currently recruiting for a financial reporting coordinator to join the UK Life Reporting function.  You will lead on the coordination of Zurich Assurance Ltd’s (ZAL) UK GAAP reporting process – working extensively with our external auditors to facilitate a smooth audit process, and with internal teams to produce ZAL’s external regulatory Solvency II Reporting, RSR and SFCR reports.


We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who is able to work both independently and as part of a team to deliver on our commitment to customers and regulators.


This role is available part-time, job-share or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.  



Key Responsibilities: 

Examples of responsibilities are:

  • Planning and coordination of annual external audit process.  Working with internal experts and external auditors to execute the audit plan;
  • Planning, coordination and execution of the annual RSR and SFCR reporting process;
  • Supporting with the planning and coordination of ad hoc project work across the wider UK Life Reporting team;
  • Driving the continuous improvement agenda by building and executing a tactical implementation plan.



Your skills and experience:

  • You will be a qualified Accountant;
  • You will have experience of working with external auditors;
  • You will have knowledge of financial systems & business platforms (SAP an advantage);
  • You will have excellent time and task management skills;
  • You will have strong communication and stakeholder management skills – both verbal and written;
  • You will be a proven quick learner;
  • You will have strong problem-solving skills and a high level of agility;
  • You will have a can-do attitude; and
  • You will have experience in building and managing relationships.



The reward:

As well as a competitive salary we also offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes:

  • 12% Non Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual company bonuses
  • Car Allowance
  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days
  • Private medical cover
  • Income Protection
  • Life Cover
  • Discounted gym membership,
  • Discounted gadget insurance
  • Discounted technology offers
  • Virtual GP appointments
  • Plus much more! 


At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring.  Many of our employees work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, flexible hours, job share, an element of working from home or compressed hours.  Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need. 



Who we are:

With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees.


If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just

the place for you. The success of our business is built on the contributions of our highly talented employees - people who work every day to position us at the forefront of the insurance industry. We therefore look to hire great people and we encourage those people to give their best.


You’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.



Further information:

At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that. 


Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.


With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.


We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.


We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion.  We are also proud to be nominated for the 2020 Insurance Times award for Diversity and Inclusion.  You can read about our awards on our website. 


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

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