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Overview

  • Location London
  • Job Function Assistant Underwriting Accountant
  • Posted 18 February 2022
  • Employment Type Permanent

This role is part of the Underwriting Ledgers team and is responsible for the timely and accurate processing and reconciliation of the Syndicate 2988 and Brit Insurance Services Limited (BISL) general ledgers, with ownership of all aspects of the day-to-day accounting.

The role is critical in ensuring that the books and records of both entities are maintained in an accurate and efficient manner and that the balance sheet position is understood and justified. The person must also continually identify, assess, drive and own improvements to the underlying processes that support data flows into the general ledger working closely with cross functional parties.

This role will provide support and assistance to the general ledgers of Syndicate 2987 and Syndicate 1618 as required. The person will also assist in the production and review of regulatory returns and work closely with the Regulatory Reporting team and Underwriting Accounting team as required.

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Finance

The finance team are responsible for the Brit Group’s financial report and management accountancy disciplines. They’re also in charge of our investment strategy, treasury and banking, corporate development, counterparty security and tax.

“My role at Brit encompasses being responsible for Brit’s tax affairs which covers both UK and overseas, corporate taxes, income taxes, VAT / GST, withholding taxes and premium taxes. I’ve worked in insurance tax for my whole career, more recently working for the Corporation of Lloyd’s.

What bought me to Brit was the chance to work on a variety of innovative business initiatives that would challenge and push me and to be able to do that with a supportive group of people and environment.  The Finance team at Brit is extremely collaborative and has a really strong sense of responsibility and ownership. 

There is plenty going on at Brit and It’s been interesting as I joined at a time when we are developing our new ways of working. It’s been great to see how our teams have continued collaborating to ensure the culture is maintained despite the periods of working from home. It’s been really refreshing to see how everyone comes together to support one another to get the job done. It's a great motivator.

Working in tax means that i get to work with a very wide variety of areas of the business – finance, legal, capital, treasury, actuarial, underwriting, HR to name a few!  For me it’s the best part of my job as I get to find out how different areas of the business work and meet lots of new people which gives me a really unique perspective on the business.”

Finance

Aarti Leadbetter

Head of Tax

Aarti Leadbetter

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