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Financial Accountant

o Financial Services

s 55,000

q Dublin 2

p Permanent

r 1562

Our client, a leading reinsurance company, are hiring a Financial Accountant to join their team based in Dublin 2. This is a permanent role with a salary guide of €55,000 and a strong benefits package. Ideal candidates will have previous insurance experience.



  • Financial Accounting Close – Monthly & Quarterly
  • Management of offshore teams in their performance(Journal entry posting, Bank Reconciliation, Technical Reconciliations {Premium, Claims, Acq Costs})
  • Review monthly entries to local Irish / UK GAAP ledger performed offshore
  • Review of Quarterly inputs to Solvency II European Regulatory reporting ledger performed offshore
  • Perform retained onshore tasks (Reserving process, booking adhoc journals)
  • Liaise with external Auditors by providing data/responses to queries
  • Observe internal controls in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Work closely with Legal Entity Controllers by assisting in the analytic review of their entities
  • Liaise with various business teams throughout the globe to further understand entity specific variances across investments, ceded reinsurance and G&A
  • Support the European reporting team based in Dublin as required with respect to preparation of management packs and additional adhoc analysis for annual filings
  • Participation in other adhoc assignments or projects as required


  • Recently qualified with Insurance experience
  • Basic understanding of SOX compliance requirements with respect to Financial Reporting processes
  • Experience with financial systems (preferably Oracle), business performance management systems and experience with business intelligence software
  • Capable of working under pressure
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams
  • Independent individual with ‘Can do’ attitude

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