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Finance Assistant- Fixed Term Contract

Job description

Finance Assistant needed to join one of the UK's leading insurance providers in their modern office in Portsmouth.

The company are the 4th largest insurance provider in the UK and you will work amongst a small close-knit accounts team.

The role involves supporting the Settlements and Reconciliations Team Leader by providing effective financial management information for internal and external distribution and completing key month end reporting, in a timely and accurate manner.


  • Ensuring that daily fund levels in the claims bank accounts are maintained at sufficient levels flagging any issues to the Settlements and Reconcilations Team Leader.
  • Ensure all insurer bordereaux and sub commission and insurer statement reporting and payments are completed and payments are made to the appropriate parties.
  • updating the daybooks.
  • Provide key monthly reporting to support the bordereaux and sub commission process, analysis and any other finance related work when required.
  • Participate in system testing for upgrades to systems as and when required
  • Completing insurer bank account reconciliations, liaising with the accounts department to resolve reconciling items.
  • Ensure that deadlines are met and that work time is managed to a satisfactory extent.
  • Maintain timely and appropriate communication with the line manager, staff (if applicable) and colleagues.
  • Be prepared to assist other members of the department when necessary.
  • Ensure all verbal and written communications to customers are made to departmental and company standards.


  • Experience working in a similar role or high-volume bank reconciliation experience
  • Computer literacy, highly numerate, intermediate excel skills, proven accurate data entry
  • A strong multitasker who is organised and has excellent attention to detail.
  • Someone who will deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Perks of the role;

  • Fantastic salary on offer of £19,000- £20,000 (experience dependent)
  • Monday-Friday only 8am -4pm/ 9am-5pm
  • 5% Employer pension contributions when contributing 5%
  • 33 days Holiday
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Life Assurance 4x annual salary
  • Free parking on site
  • Plus many more

Please don't hesitate to apply for this role today as interviews are taking place over the next few weeks!

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