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Senior Financial Accountant

Ref: 78294

  • 65,000-75,000
  • 16 Nov 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Senior Financial Accountant

About the Company

My client a global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance, based in Central Dublin, are looking to add to the team a Financial Accountant within the Group Finance Services - Europe division. The successful candidate will be assigned cross function responsibilities spanning European Financial Reporting (internal, Regulatory & Statutory), Global Shared Services – Close & Control (Ledger Close, Balance Sheet reviews and Analytics) Controller Function Support (incl. FP&A, Capital Management) and Project work as required. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for timely and accurate delivery of assigned responsibilities for Monthly and Quarterly US GAAP close functions.
  • Quarterly Balance Sheet Reviews and analytics.
  • Responsible for issue resolution and liaison with upstream operations and underwriting teams for process improvement.
  • Responsible for addressing queries arising from various departments including Corporate, Treasury, Segment Finance and Legal Entity Controllers.
  • Support the on-going finance projects to enhance and improve current process.
  • Continuous review of current processes to identify opportunities for standardization or transformation.
  • Quarterly and ad-hoc legal entity financial analysis for circulation to key stakeholders across the business.
  • Quarterly Board and Executive Management meeting finance presentations.
  • Legal entity annual operating budgets, 3 year strategic plans and projected balance sheets.
  • Irish and UK GAAP quarterly reporting.
  • Financial Statements preparation and review.
  • Support the production of the Finance input to the quarterly and annual Solvency II returns including Statutory ledger close and reconciliation.
  • Support the production of annual narrative reports (Solvency & Financial Condition Report and Regulatory
  • Supervisory Report) for submission to the CBI.
  • Support the production of various other ancillary statistical returns, regulatory filings and surveys for the European entities.



  • Qualified accountant with 3-4 years PQE or finalist with relevant insurance industry experience.
  • Good understanding of Irish GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP reporting requirements.
  • Good understanding of the Solvency II framework and related reporting requirements.
  • Good understanding of SOX compliance requirements with respect to financial reporting processes.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

Remuneration Package

  • Salary €65,000-€75,000

 For more information on this position or other Accountancy roles, please contact Grace Caraher on 01-5927864 or hit the apply button below to send your cv. Alternatively, contact her directly via email;

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