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Technical Accountant Manager

Technical Accounting Manager

Crewe, United Kingdom (Flexible Working)

Grade 12

Company Overview
Assurant is a global business services company that protects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world's leading brands to develop solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

Common Sense, Common Decency, Uncommon Thinking and Uncommon Results guide our every action at Assurant. These values inspire our commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen.

The Opportunity:

Reporting into the UK Financial Controller, you will oversee the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of financial data in our general ledger and associated systems across the Connected Living lines of business.

 You will also provide the UK Financial Controller with information to enable them to report to the business on performance. Finally, you will ensure we remain VAT and IPT compliant/optimised.

You will:

  • Manage the daily running and coordination of a Control team of 4 people.·      
  • Oversee the period end process for preparing underwriting results.·      
  • Ensure period end provisions for outstanding claims and IBNR have been correctly made.·      
  • Maintain the internal control structure around the underwriting result process, including the completeness and accuracy of the recording of underwriting transactions in the production systems.·      
  • Ensure financial control over the Franchisee Repair Store Network·      
  • Oversee the quality of the financial data in the general ledger and associated systems.·      
  • Partner with Actuarial, Underwriting and Client Managers

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You will have the following experience:

  • Experience managing a finance team within a mid to large sized organisation·      
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with minimum of 5 years post qualified-experience and a high level of technical proficiency·      
  • Advanced spreadsheet skills

Benefits & Training 

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Schemes
  • Flexible Working
  • Internal Wellbeing Program
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Learning and Development opportunities

Helping People Thrive in a Connected World
We work with the world's top brands to make smart devices simpler. Vehicles last longer. Homes more secure. Problems easier to solve. And we volunteer in communities all over the globe to help the world become a greener, better place. We come from a variety of countries, cultures, and backgrounds. But we're united by our enduring values of, common sense, common decency, uncommon thinking, and uncommon results. So connect with us. Bring us your best work and your brightest ideas. And we'll bring you a place where you can thrive. Learn more at jobs.assurant.com

At Assurant, diversity helps us inspire creativity in the global marketplace, and we are believers in the strategic value of inclusion and how it improves performance, creates growth opportunities, better aligns us to our clients, and enhances employee engagement. 

We look forward to receiving your application!


Any posted pay range considers a wide range of compensation factors, including candidate background, experience, and work location, while also allowing for salary growth within the position.

Helping People Thrive in a Connected World
Connect with us. Bring us your best work and your brightest ideas. And we’ll bring you a place where you can thrive. Learn more at jobs.assurant.com.

For U.S. benefit information, visit myassurantbenefits.com. For benefit information outside the U.S., please speak with your recruiter.

What’s the culture like at Assurant?
Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant. Named a Best/Great Place to Work in 13 countries and awarded the Fortune America’s Most Innovative Companies recognition in 2023, we bring together top talent around the world. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We call our culture The Assurant Way.

Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not use or consider race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in employment decisions.

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