Performance Reporting Assistant Accountant

Salary icon Competitive salary
Location icon Leeds , West Yorkshire

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Time Type: Full time Worker Type: Employee

Performance Reporting Assistant Accountant

The opportunity

QBE Europe are excited to be recruiting a Performance Reporting Assistant Accountant to join our ever-growing Planning and Performance team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking for their next step into management accounting. It will give you exposure to the wider finance function and to develop your accountancy skills further.

Your new role

  • Deliver quality reports by analysing and testing data, escalating issues as required to troubleshoot errors and ensure valid information 

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to document and deliver ad-hoc data needs as well as special projects 

  • Provide effective customer service by analysing trends and communicating with internal key stakeholders to clarify customer goals and ensure alignment with business objectives 

  • Participate in the implementation of reporting tools by monitoring industry trends and best practices 

  • Provide support in data testing and become a subject matter expert on appropriate new tools for specialized data projects 

  • Maintain and facilitate various programs for Information Technology, including IT onboarding and training, Business Continuity Planning, Operating Model support 

  • Assist in the gathering and analysing of vendor performance and financial information to understand and communicate trends and improvement areas

About you

  • Ability to review and propose improvements to existing processes as well creating and implementing new processes

  • Highly motivated with ability to work very well in a team or independently, consulting and involving others appropriately in the wider function and business

  • Assume a methodical approach to problem-solve and evaluate complex data 

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Working toward your accountancy qualification or qualified by experience

  • Experience in working within a insurance or regulated environment would be beneficial but not essential

Why QBE? At My Best

At QBE, we want our people to feel rewarded and inspired to perform at their best, that’s why we have created “At My Best”. It’s our connection, our way of showing we have your back. We understand that one size doesn’t fit all and that priorities can change depending on your life stage. That is why our blend of wellbeing initiatives and benefits offer flexibility to suit what matters most to you. It’s in the culture of our business, our QBE DNA, to support our people.

Everything we do is underpinned by our QBE DNA - because we know it’s not just what we do that matters, it’s how we do it that makes the difference.  In addition to this, we also offer flexible parental leave for both parents and have several employee network groups that support and empower our diverse workforce.

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job, we have adopted flexible working across the company and welcome this conversation (https://careers/flex-qbe/).


Some of the award’s QBE are proud to have won, been a finalist for, and shortlisted for include; 

5-star Diversity, Equity and inclusion (DEI) awards, 2023 Winner - Insurance Business Canada

Employer of the Year 2022Winner – Insurance Insider

British Claims Awards 2022 Winner - InsurTech Award 

Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards 2022 Winner - Claims Product Solution of the Year 

Working Families Best Practice Awards 2021 Finalist for: Best COVID-19 Response  

Insurance Post British Insurance Awards 2022 Shortlisted for: Best Customer Care, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year 2022, Specialist Insurer of the Year (for Construction), General Insurer of the Year 

We are proud to have partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall and Working Families, and our commitment to the Women in Finance Charter, the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles and Race at Work charter helps keep us accountable and transparent

Inclusion of Diversity

We are striving to create a workplace culture where all our people feel included, and we are committed to building a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we operate in.

We know that diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision making, improves the quality of our delivery and helps us to meet the needs of our customers. 

ESG & Sustainability

At QBE, we believe that integrating sustainability into our business helps us deliver on our purpose of enabling a more resilient future.  Our three key focus areas include fostering an orderly and inclusive transition to a net-zero economy, enabling a sustainable and resilient workforce and partnering for growth through innovative, sustainable and impactful solutions. For further information regarding QBE’s sustainability targets, including our net-zero pledges and inclusion of diversity targets, and our award-winning impact investment initiative ‘Premiums4Good’, please visit our Sustainability homepage and read our latest Sustainability Report (Link).

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