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Finance Administrator – 6 month FTC

Based in Bristol

Ref: SAN342

 
Background
 
Sanlam UK is a leading provider of wealth and investment management services to private clients, professional advisers, charities, corporates and institutions. Combined, we manage almost £9 billion of client assets from 13 offices across the UK, employing c.500 professionals.
 
We are part of Sanlam, the global AA-rated financial services group that was established in 1918. The Group provides a range of financial products and services to over 10 million clients globally and is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. We have attained our size, strength and reputation by providing a high quality, personalised service to clients, whatever their stage of life or financial ambitions.           
 
Based in our offices in Bristol; we are currently looking for a Finance Administrator to manage the financial reporting of our Wealth Business on a 6 month FTC maternity cover basis.
 
The role
 
The core responsibility for your role will be to take ownership for the accounting of our unit linked funds and the reconciliation of information relating to our non-linked assets.  Responsibilities will also include production of quarterly and annual Solvency II reporting.
 
Key to this position will be your ability to liaise with our outsourced investment administrator and internal teams to collate and accurately prepare the monthly trial balances (with supporting reconciliations).
 
This would be a great role for a part qualified individual as the role offers lots of scope to grow and develop through exposure to additional reporting and project work as the need arises. We are a busy Finance team and are looking for individuals who want to develop new skills and understanding.
 
Skills and experience
 

Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate the following:
 

  • Part qualified commercial experience
  • Experience of working with a financial services environment (preferred)
  • Reconciliation experience
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy whilst operating in a timely manner
  • High level of experience with Excel
  • The ability to work well under pressure in a highly organised way 

If you think you're our sort of person, please email resourcing@sanlam.co.uk  with your details

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