Assistant Head of Operations - Dublin City Centre

Location
Dublin City Centre
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Job role
Accountant
My client is a leading insurance global insurance company based in Dublin 2. They are hiring for an Deputy Head of Operations for an initial 6 month contract. Responsibilities: Technical Accounting - Direct & manage day-to-day activities of operations analysts to ensure all risks are properly analysed and processed within time standards. This includes: Contribute to review of technical accounting entries and comparison to plan Liaise with finance, actuarial and divisional teams as necessary to support the financial reporting process Support investigation and closure of open operational issues Contribute to the development and maintenance of a robust operational control environment Establish and maintain key processes and controls necessary to support all outsourcing activity Overseeing service agreements including reporting on service standards, planning and carrying out audits and reporting back to the local management Maintain strong relationships with key Divisional/Group stakeholders and relevant external stakeholders Assist the Head of Operations with key projects as required Requirements: Must come from a FS background,  re/insurance is desirable In addition to an accounting background, must have experience within other business functions e.g. IT, legal, compliance Must have experience working with a global company Effective self- starter with proven ability to act on initiative Solution focused individual with strong analytical skills Proven ability to adapt to change & learn new tasks & systems quickly Proven ability to work in a challenging & busy environment Proven ability to take ownership of responsibilities Highly organised and efficient Strong team player and good emphasis on relationship building Excellent verbal and written skills Quality focused and meets all deadlines Strong communication skills and comfortable dealing with senior stakeholders

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