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Financial Accountant - Insurance

Job Seekers Ireland Accounting & Finance Financial Services

Job Summary

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Permanent
  • BBBH793854
  • Sep 21, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Financial Accountant to join this leading Insurance team. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Financial Accountant to join this leading Insurance team. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to growth in an international risk and insurance environment as part of this leading Financial Services company.

The Role

  • Overall responsibility for management of a portfolio of (re)insurance companies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that client companies under management comply with Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) regulations and filing requirements together with Solvency II legislation and guidelines
  • Maintaining an on-going relationship with assigned clients, and gaining an understanding of the clients' business and industry.
  • Responsible for production of accurate and timely financial and management information for the clients to facilitate effective decision making.
  • Relationship management with owner/parent company, insurance regulator, directors, auditors, actuaries, bankers, tax advisers etc.
  • Account Management for specific clients:
    • Work closely with underwriting team to ensure that each of our client companies' reporting and control requirements are met in full, and on a timely basis.
    • Review and or preparation of Management Accounts, and any other ad hoc reports and budgets, forecasts etc
    • Preparation and timely filing of all regulatory and statistical reporting requirements.
    • Preparation of client companies' year-end financial statements and liaising with external auditors.
    • Monitoring of adherence to Solvency II requirements including
    • Monitoring and ensuring that each company complies with Irish Company Law.
    • Liaising with tax advisors to ensure clients are in compliance with all relevant tax heads.
    • Cooperate and liaise with the Solvency II Functions: Risk, Compliance, Actuarial and Internal Audit.

The Person

  • Hold a professional Accounting Qualification (ACA/ACCA etc.)
  • 1 + years Post-qualification experience
  • Strong knowledge of international accounting standards
  • Have experience of Irish Regulatory environment, including Solvency II regime
  • Have experience of in/reinsurance accounting preparation
  • Knowledge of captive insurance industry
  • work independently and within a team

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

john-fagan
John Fagan
  • Manager | Accountancy & Finance Recruitment
  • +353 (1) 6324642
  • jfagan@morganmckinley.com