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Financial Accountant – Re Insurance

o Financial Services

s 55,000

q Dublin 1

p Permanent

r 1964

Our client, a world leader in Re Insurance, has a requirement for a qualified accountant to join their Finance team as a Financial Accountant. Working closely with the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will play a fundamental role in the Finance Team.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation and reconciliation of the monthly management accounts (IFRS and Irish GAAP)
  • Assist in the preparation of annual Statutory Financial Report
  • Preparation and booking of monthly intercompany settlements
  • Booking & reconciliation of Group Reinsurance accounts
  • Monitor, and document where necessary, internal financial controls
  • Provide data for audit requests and liaise with internal and external auditors
  • Supervise & review all work by the Associate Accountant including Bank reconciliations, employee expenses, accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, etc.
  • Ensure that all reporting deadlines, both internal and external, are always met
  • Assist in the completion of quarterly and annual SII returns
  • Banking and treasury management, to include FX hedging
  • Analysis of investment results
  • Assist the Finance Controller/Director as and when required

Requirements

  • Qualified accountant, ACA or ACCA
  • Minimum of 0-1 years’ PQE in an insurance/reinsurance environment, or auditing of same
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Excel and Powerpoint), and Oracle, or similar. Experience of Business Objects and Hyperion an advantage
  • Demonstrate good communication & analytical skills
  • Supervision of junior staff

Competencies

  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Initiative

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