Divisional Accountant - Insurance

Zego is empowering new enterprise with insurance solutions fit for the 21st century. We are building an insurance platform from scratch, driving innovation in the industry whilst supporting the growth of new mobility and the gig economy.

In 2018 we were listed as one of the top 3 disruptors to watch on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100. We were also listed in Wired magazine as one of the 5 hottest startups in London. We will be the largest and best-loved provider of innovative insurance solutions for new enterprise and we want you on board! 

W are now looking for a Divisional Accountant with insurance experience to join our growing Finance team, and play a pivotal role in disrupting the insurance space. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Monthly bookkeeping
  • Reconciliations
  • Liaise with business verticals inc.feasibility of new products
  • Statutory accounts
  • Liaise with auditors on year end audit
  • Manage regulatory returns, budgets and forecasts (working with FP&A)
  • Monthly mgmt reporting to deadlines
  • Tax - inc. working with advisors
  • Manage accounting policies
  • Constantly reviewing for process improvements
  • Resolve queries/problems that land in finance due to fast pace of business
  • Cashflow reporting / forecasting
  • Work with outsource partners for European entities and Gibraltar carrier


Key requirements:

  • Insurance background
  • Qualified accountant (or QB Experience)
  • 5+ years experience in finance
  • Proactive with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written & verbal communication
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience of online accounting packages
  • Ability to prioritise and solve problems 
  • Adaptable to change
  • Team player
  • Not essential - but another European language is a bonus

Benefits:

  • Working at VC-backed high growth startup
  • Vibrant, open-plan office location in Shoreditch
  • Collaborative and open-minded environment
  • Personal allowance for coaching/therapy sessions
  • Weekly office perks - breakfast, yoga, squash, board game nights
  • Free snacks and refreshments
  • Monthly team socials
  • Opportunity to work internationally
  • Competitive package including equity

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