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Syndicate Accountant – Dublin 2 – €65,000

o Financial Services

s 65,000

q Dublin 2

p Permanent

r 1646

Our client, a leading Insurance Plc, are looking for a Syndicate Accountant for a full-time, permanent position located in Dublin 2.


  • Accounting of insurance technical and non-technical transactions in the relevant ledgers of the Syndicates
  • All operational aspects of the production of ledgers, including the preparation of account reconciliations and analysis of balance sheet and profit & loss items
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for group companies, including corporate members
  • Preparation and maintenance of timetables and department resource planning
  • Handling all technical aspects affecting the production of syndicate returns
  • Managing all operational aspects of the production of documents to ensure timely and accurate production of syndicate returns
  • Responsible for the maintenance of a sound system of internal controls, including where appropriate SOx controls
  • Liaison with internal and external auditor, ensuring that all the information required is produced and the audits are completed on time
  • Responsible for the development of process improvements and system enhancements, typically within a formal project framework, to ensure the efficient and accurate production of data
  • Responsible for the documentation of procedures affecting the areas under supervision


  • Exposure to reporting activities to senior management committees
  • Experience with live Syndicates
  • Exposure to a SOx environment
  • Advanced experience of using Excel
  • Advanced report writing skills
  • Experience with accounting software (Peoplesoft)
  • Exposure to insurance accounting standards
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • CIMA / ACCA / CA
  • Able to deliver results under tight deadlines, showing flexibility when required
  • Self starter, requiring minimum supervision, with the ability to solve problems and find solutions
  • Strong communication skills at every level within the organisation

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