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Job in Galway - Ireland
Posted by FRS Recruitment
Contract position (Ref. #FRS26788)
Listed on 2019-03-27
Job specializations:
  • Accounting
    Accounting Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, Staff Accountant, Accounting Graduate
  • Finance
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Central Underwriting Accountant

Are you a Qualified Accountant with 2 years + PQE. Our client is currently looking to add another strong Accountant to their established team on a 12 month FTC basis.

There are a number of aspects of the role and are listed below.
* Support the completion of underwriting transactional accounting month end processes for all LPI countries,
* Drive resolution of any Operations data issues and ensure Operations are aware of finance OST deliverable deadlines each month.
* Act as key point of contact between Operations and Finance team for off System process.
* Implement new countries on OST if required and train accountants on the process;
* Support the completion of the Bordereau system underwriting transactional accounting month end processes for all LPI countries.
* Complete Bordereau system monthly cross-functional reporting.
* Drive rollout of system usage for bordereau deals. Work with Actuaries to add new countries or clients when required. Implement any ACR changes approved by LPI Controller;
* Administration and maintenance of close process 'Month-end Checklist', and monthly compliance and quality review on completion of the checklists by the business controllership teams; Ensure any system enhancements e.g. ceded accounting meet financial reporting requirements and train Finance staff on system functionality;
* Responsible for maintenance of Off System Tracker and Bordereau system procedural documentation;
* Complete centralized finance underwriting process to load and reverse Actuarial Claims reserves (ACR) to month end deadlines and complete reconciliation of all interfaces to actuarial files.
* Complete OSB monthly cross-functional reporting.
* Administration of the Business Finance External Reporting Tracker Tool, including maintenance of filing events and user access;
* Assist and back-up Account Reconciliation Administrator in maintaining Account Reconciliation Repository and controlling the Account Reconciliation cycle including monitoring and reporting of account reconciliation metrics and unreconciled accounts;

Skills & Experience:
* Valid European visa or working permit
* Full qualification in Accounting
* Minimum 2/3 years accounting (desirable experience in insurance industry)
* Knowledge of SAP
* Proficient with financial spreadsheet packages (e.g. Excel)
* Strong knowledge of Excel including macros

If you are interested and have the skills and qualifications required to carry out this role - please apply with your most up to date CV to Bernadette Sisson for immediate consideration.
Position Requirements
Contact Information
Contact Name: FRS Recruitment
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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