General Ledger Accounts Assistant

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Job Description

General Ledger Accounts Assistant

Salary: Circa £25,000


This is a great job for someone who wants to get into the detail of how things work.


You will get to learn how accounting for the GI business and financial processes work which will allow you to contribute to the closing of Aviva GI books and records and support the financial control framework.


You will need a natural curiosity, enjoy problem solving, take accountability for your own workload and provide your leader with clear updates on progress.


A bit about the job:

Working as part of the Balance Sheet Reconciliations team you will be allocated a number of complex balance sheet reconciliations to perform.  These will need to be complete by agreed deadlines and within the financial control framework.


You will need to quickly build up a good understanding of business and finance processes and systems.


Often analysing high volumes of data, attention to detail is required together with the ability to stand back, see the bigger picture, and understand key issues.


Skills and experience we’re looking for:

  • Finance and accounting knowledge
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good analytical skills and willingness to follow through on issues.
  • Good knowledge of Excel with excellent analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of oracle financial is desirable but not essential.


What you’ll get for this role:


Our purpose – with you today, for a better tomorrow – is a promise we make to our colleagues too.  And one of the ways we live up to that promise is by investing in you.  We have so much to offer when it comes to being an Aviva colleague.

  • Salary Circa £25,000 (location, skills, experience, and qualifications)
  • Bonus opportunity of 6% of annual salary (actual amount depends on your performance and Aviva’s)
  • Generous pension scheme – Aviva will contribute up to 14%, depending on what you put in.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, and you can choose to buy or sell up to 5 days.
  • Make your money go further – Up to 40% discount on Aviva products, and other retailer discounts.
  • Up to £1,200 of free Aviva shares per year through our Matching Share Plan and share in the success of Aviva with our Save As You Earn scheme.
  • Brilliantly supportive policies including parental and carer’s leave.
  • Flexible benefits to suit you, including sustainability options such as cycle to work.
  • Make a difference, be part of our Aviva Communities and use your 3 paid volunteering days to help others
  • We take your wellbeing seriously with lots of support and tools.


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Aviva is for everyone:


We are inclusive and welcome everyone – we want applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.


Excited but not sure you tick every box? Research tells us that women, particularly, feel this way.  So, regardless of gender, why not apply. And if you’re in a job share just apply as a pair.


We flex locations, hours and working patterns to suit our customers, business, and you. Most of our people are smart working –spending around 50% of their time in our offices every week – combining the benefits of flexibility with time together with colleagues.


To find out more about working at Aviva take a look here


We interview every disabled applicant who meets the minimum criteria for the job. Once you’ve applied, please send us an email stating that you have a disclosed disability, and we’ll interview you.


We’d love it if you could submit your application online. If you require an alternative method of applying, please give Sahra Abdulla a call on 07775 042 835 or send an email to

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