Accountant

Location
Dublin North
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Oct 2018
Closes
03 Nov 2018
Job role
Accountant
Job Title: Accountant   Purpose of role: To complete production of standard monthly finance procedures, assist in the preparation of annual statutory filings and work with the finance manager on finance projects to improve procedures and operations and to ensure deadlines are met.   Key Responsibilities: Assist in the planning, submission, and reporting on departmental budgets. To assist with the production of the corporate month end reporting, ensuring deadlines are met. To work with the finance manager to ensure that all regulatory reporting deadlines are met, including statutory financial statements, quarterly/annual returns to the Financial Regulator. Assist the finance manager in the preparation of the budget. Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, for all insurance technical accounts. Preparation of monthly summary reports. To prepare monthly financial reinsurance reports for submission to parent. To assist in the production of the quarterly and annual Solvency II CBI reports. To assist and review IPT, taxes, returns and ensure all are filed in line with requirements. To work with IT department to develop reports required by finance. To actively seek opportunities for process improvement and assist the finance manager on projects where required. Any other, usually similar, responsibilities deemed suitable for this role.   Essential Experience/Qualifications/Skills: Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA or ACA) with relevant experience Preparation of management accounts, use of a computerised accounts system and associated reporting tools. Excellent numerical skills. Understanding of reinsurance statements. PC literate and able to use MS Office Applications (intermediate/advanced Excel particularly) Knowledge of insurance products. Working in a small team environment. Excellent communication/presentation skills (written and spoken) Strong organisation and time management skills.   Expected % Time Spent Out of the Office: 2% Key Contacts in Role: External parties/insurers - up to 30%

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