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Filled Aviva

IFRS17 Accountant (6m FTC)

  • Sheffield (South Yorkshire)
  • Accounting / Management control

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Job description



Aviva are now recruiting for a variety of IFRS-focused accountants to join our Aviva Financial Operations (AFO) team on 6-month fixed-term contracts (FTC). These roles can be done remotely anywhere in the UK as Aviva introduced “smart-working” in 2020, with only occasional travel to Aviva offices required.

AFO brings together the best capabilities to deliver finance solutions that support the growth of the Aviva Group and deliver financial information our customers have confidence in. Within AFO the global reporting team delivers Aviva’s internal and external accounting and reporting deliveries. The team’s current priorities are to build best in class reporting processes and deliver a finance change programme which includes IFRS 17 which will help fuel Aviva’s growth. We manage resource on a flexible basis and support our colleagues’ growth which means once settled you’re likely to have multiple opportunities in the future across a range of projects and teams. We are looking for colleagues who are hard-working, curious, will drive simplicity and will help our team win.

The role’s duties & responsibilities:

The Accounting Reporting team within AFO have a number of roles available which presents an exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant looking to progress their career and contribute. This spectrum of roles will initially include the following aspects:

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Ownership and delivery of timely and insightful outputs to internal & external stakeholders

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High quality reporting with supporting analysis to identify underlying drivers and offer business insight

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Operation and improvement of financial and operational controls with the ultimate aim of safeguarding both customer and shareholder interests

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Continuous focus on process optimisation, simplicity and standardisation

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Leading investigations within reporting and acting as a key resource on projects

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Influencing partners and handling key relationships across UKI Finance

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Working at all times within industry and professional standards, following CPD requirements

Skills & experiences required:

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Qualified accountant with relevant post qualification experience

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Sound knowledge of finance reporting processes & architecture

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Excellent analytical skills and pro-active drive to identify and investigate variances

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Good leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with other areas of the business

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Experience in a financial reporting role within financial services would be advantageous

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Knowledge of IFRS, Solvency II and experience of preparing statutory accounts would be beneficial

What will you get for this role?

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A competitive salary depending on location, skills, experience and qualifications

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Generous defined contribution pension scheme

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Annual performance related bonus and pay review

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Holiday allowance of 29 days plus bank holidays and the option to buy/sell up to 5 additional days (Pro Rata)

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Up to 40% discount for some Aviva products through “My Aviva Extras” plus discounts for Friends and Family (some exclusions apply)

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Excellent range of flexible benefits to include a matching share save scheme

Working at Aviva

At Aviva, we’re people with a purpose. To be with you today, for a better tomorrow.

We bring this to life by ensuring managing risk is at the heart of the way we all work. We love people who do the right thing for our customers, and our colleagues. We want people who speak up, who take ownership, and who make good decisions.

The way we do this is important too. We always ‘Care More’. It’s our thing. We’re all about our people – that’s you – so we can be pretty flexible. If you want to work from home some of the time or change your hours so you can pick up your kids or care for someone in your family, we’re very open to that. In fact, we don’t advertise roles as either part or full time, because we know each person has different needs, just as each business area has different needs. So, it’s up to you to discuss working hours during your interview.

We care deeply about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees to bring their whole self to work and that starts with you.

We interview every disabled applicant * that meets the minimum criteria for the job . Once you’ve applied please send us a separate email stating that you have a disclosed disability and we’ll make sure we interview you.

We’d love it if you could submit your application online . If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Daniel Hopchet a call on 0121 234 7625 or send an email to Daniel.Hopchet@Aviva.com .

*As defined in The Equality Act 2010 . By ‘ minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.