Milan - Italy Group Accounting Expert

Overview

Job description

Got the drive to shape the future of insurance? 

Are you a skilled Group Accounting Expert?

At Prima, you could take on a whole new challenge. As part of our global community, you’d be in the driving seat of your career; learning and growing with a top-tier team around you. Prima is a place where no matter who you are or what your role is — your voice is valued. 

Back in 2015, we embarked on a mission: to provide great value car insurance that is designed for everyone. And we’ve come a long way, we’ve created a culture where we can fuel each other’s success. But we need your expertise, as we steer things in a new and exciting direction. 

You’re probably thinking… ‘That sounds pretty good’. We agree. 

As well as great colleagues and engaging projects, there are loads of ways we can help you do the best work of your life. We’ve shaped our offering to place a focus on wellbeing, autonomy and development. We see benefits as the fuel that will empower you to succeed, if you decide to embark on this journey with us. 

🤸🏽‍♂️ Working in a way that works for you 

We believe in work-life balance and flexibility. Whether you like working from the office, home or a mixture of both. We’ll help you find a balance that works best for you. We even have a policy that means you can work from any location for 30 days a year. We trust you to steer us forward. 

🏁 The freedom to explore the possibilities 

We may move fast at Prima, but we move together. We’re invested in your growth; so we’ll give you access to a teaching and learning marketplace. And you’ll have regular sessions with your manager to establish a personal growth plan. 

🌈 Our winning formula: happy and high-performing 

From private medical insurance to discounted gym memberships and wellbeing initiatives: we’re here to support you. We know how important your health and well-being is, so we’ll go the extra mile to help you when we can. 

If it sounds like we’ve got something that’s up your street, let’s see if you’ve got the skills we’re looking for! 

This is a unique opportunity for a talented Finance Professional to play a pivotal role in a leading European Insurtech.

 

We are looking for a talented Accounting Expert who will report to the Group Financial Reporting Manager, in the CFO area, and will join the Financial Reporting Team.

 

Our perfect candidate will have a solid experience in accounting and financial reporting, with a passion for working in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for a business-oriented accounting enthusiast with analytical approach and excellent attention to details.

 

Role

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing the consolidated financial statements of the Group according to IAS/IFRS
  • Reviewing Group monthly reporting with the support of our Group ERP (Oracle Netsuite), ensuring correctness and reliability of accounting data
  • Ensuring adherence with transfer pricing policies and requirements (e.g. prepare intercompany recharges and review mandatory tax forms prepared by Group consultants)
  • Coordinating and coaching more junior colleagues, e.g. in preparing intercompany reconciliations and managing intercompany transactions
  • Supporting the Corporate Finance team in the budgeting process (e.g. calculation of IFRS adjustments & other accounting impacts)
  • Supporting external auditors in their audit activities
  • Acting as point of contact with the management and with external advisors for matters related to accounting matters

Requirements

You are our ideal candidate if you meet these requirements:

  • Outstanding academic background in Accounting or Business studies
  • Previous experiences (at least 4 years) in Big 4 audit firms or in accounting departments of fast-growing companies
  • Solid background in international accounting standards (IAS/IFRS)
  • Positive mind-set, pragmatic attitude, ownership mentality and a "can do" attitude
  • Fluency in Italian and English
  • Analytical skills, precision and attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Willing to learn in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

In addition to the basic requirements, we will appreciate these characteristics:

  • Certified public accountant (CPA) or statutory auditor
  • Sound understanding of tax matters
  • Passion for a diverse international environment
  • Result oriented, coaching and time management skills

Prima is a community made up of talented and ambitious individuals. We offer equal employment opportunities and are oriented towards diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination of any kind based on race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or other protected personal characteristics, as defined by national laws.

If it sounds like we’d be a good fit for each other, join us in the fast lane.

 

Job info

Location
Milan -Italy
Department
Finance & Operations