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Financial Reporting Accountant - 12 Month FTC

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference number: FIND00593

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 7th July 2022

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Financial Reporting Accountant – 12 Month FTC


  • Expand your network

  • Gain invaluable statutory and regulatory reporting experience

  • Up to 80% homeworking options available

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join our Financial Reporting and Controls team on a fixed term contract. You’ll be part of a supportive team who bring financial expertise, including financial controls, taxation, and reporting, to our UK-wide business.


You’ll be part of a team that produces and controls the production of financial data and financial returns, particularly regulatory and statutory accounts. Following regulatory requirements and our own internal reporting schedule, you’ll provide insight on reporting and controls to a range of stakeholders across NFU Mutual. As regulatory change frequently happens, we have plans in place to ensure our controls are effective. You’ll gain experience of supporting any changes and have ample opportunities to build relationships with regulatory bodies and auditors.


This role is based in our Tiddington Head Office, just outside Stratford-Upon-Avon. However, we understand how important a positive work-life balance is, so to help you give your best, we offer great facilities when you want to be in an office environment and support to work up to 80% of your hours from home. 

About you

You proactively use your knowledge of accountancy principles, management accounts, and regulatory/statutory requirements, to deliver accurate reporting and effective controls. With a focus on process improvement and best practice, you’re a financial professional who readily takes ownership of resolving queries and discrepancies. You have the right mix of technical expertise, relationship building and project management to deliver results accurately. You’re keen to expand your network and ready to gain experience in guiding financial decision making. To join our team, you’ll also have:



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to adapt to a variety of audiences.

  • Experience of producing complex financial reports via financial systems and Microsoft Packages (especially Excel)

  • Strong time-management skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to manage multiple projects

  • A recognised professional qualification, such as CIMA, ACCA or ACA (or working towards)

Benefits and rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:    



  • Salary –Up to £57,000 (depending on experience)

  • Annual bonus (up to 17.5%)  

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell holiday scheme

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies. 

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.      


We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.   

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Stratford-upon-Avon

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Tiddington Road
Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
CV37 7BJ

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.