Grant Thornton Ireland

Manager – Insurance Advisory

Location
Dublin
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
08 Oct 2021
Closes
08 Nov 2021
Ref
JR3510
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
About us:

Grant Thornton currently has exciting opportunities within their Insurance practice. Nuala Crimmins has joined Grant Thornton as Head of Insurance and has ambitious plans while the Firm undergoes a period of high growth.

The Insurance Team within Financial Services Advisory (FSA) is currently seeking driven and self-motivated professionals with experience in working in insurance companies and the regulatory environment.

The Insurance team is composed of senior ex-regulators along with people from industry and professional services, including actuaries and accountants. These roles present a great opportunity for driven individuals to work with experts in the area and develop their own knowledge and skills in the area and grow with the practice. The roles are primarily based from our headquarters on City Quay in Dublin City Centre, but working from our Regional offices will also be possible.

The Roles:

Due to our growth exciting new positions have arisen for experienced individuals to join our Insurance team. The Insurance team provides solutions to regulated entities to help them meet prudential regulatory challenges, ranging from supervisory reporting to providing technical advice on key regulations. The team also provides internal audit, risk management, regulatory, controls assurance advice and expertise to clients, in a consulting capacity or as part of an outsourced or co-sourced arrangement.

These roles will be attractive to individuals who can rise to a challenge, who are adaptable and enjoy working in a dynamic environment. The roles offer highly attractive career development and progression opportunities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the successful delivery of a wide variety of engagements, including the development of client relationships in order to enhance our reputation and brand;
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes and business objectives and use this knowledge on assignments;
  • Supporting technical regulatory queries;
  • Participating in clients’ regulatory reporting and disclosures to the market;
  • Actively assisting clients with prudential supervisory submissions such as Solvency II quantitative reporting, RSR/SFCR, ORSA and Recovery Planning;
  • Growing your knowledge as changes in legislation and guidance are drafted and published;
  • Participating in face to face meetings with clients and regulators;
  • Ensuring quality and timely service is delivered to clients; and
  • Assisting in preparation of presentations and marketing initiatives.

The following experience is highly desired:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the insurance industry or professional services;
  • Operational risk and/ or internal audit experience in a risk advisory, control assurance or compliance monitoring role is a distinct advantage;
  • Qualification relevant to risk management, regulatory compliance, internal audit, accounting, consulting, e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIA, PIIA, MIIA, PMP, Six Sigma, etc.;
  • Awareness of current topics in insurance and challenges facing the insurance industry;
  • Detailed knowledge of Prudential regulation (e.g. Solvency II, Central Bank of Ireland requirements etc.);
  • Understanding of insurance risks and financial governance, processes and organisations;
  • Knowledge of financial reporting;
  • A work ethic which provides a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • A strong team player who is also prepared to lead;
  • An ability to foster trusted relationships;
  • Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail;
  • An ability to quickly learn new skills and knowledge on the job;
  • Excellent organisational, verbal communication and time management skills.
  • Ensuring quality and timely service is delivered to clients; and
  • Assisting in preparation of presentations and marketing initiatives.

These roles offer the successful candidates the opportunity to continue to build on their existing knowledge and skills, and to add great value to our team.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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