Qualified Accountant- Captive Insurance- Dublin

Role Description

Our Client

Our client is a global captive insurance company, and part of a well established wider Group

Account Manager – Qualified Accountant 

As part of a busy team, duties will include:

  • Overall responsibility for management of a portfolio of (re)insurance companies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that client companies under management comply with Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) regulations and filing requirements together with Solvency II legislation and guidelines
  • Maintaining an on-going relationship with assigned clients, and gaining an understanding of the clients’ business and industry.
  • Responsible for production of accurate and timely financial and management information for our clients to facilitate effective decision making.
  • Relationship management with owner/parent company, insurance regulator, directors, auditors, actuaries, bankers, tax advisers etc.
  • Account Management for specific clients:
    • Work closely with underwriting team to ensure that each of our client companies’ reporting and control requirements are met in full, and on a timely basis.
    • Review and or preparation of Management Accounts, and any other ad hoc reports and budgets, forecasts etc. in a format prescribed by our clients.
    • Preparation and timely filing of all regulatory and statistical reporting requirements.
    • Preparation of client companies’ year-end financial statements and liaising with external auditors.
    • Monitoring of adherence to Solvency II requirements including QRT submissions and the coordination of the ORSA.
    • Monitoring and ensuring that each company complies with Irish Company Law.
    • Liaising with tax advisors to ensure clients are in compliance with all relevant tax heads.
    • Cooperate and liaise with the Solvency II Functions: Risk, Compliance, Actuarial and Internal Audit.
    • Cash management and reconciliation in accordance with instructions provided by the Board, including liaison with the company’s Banks and Investment Managers and the production of appropriate reports.
    • Liaise with client service team to co-ordinate client board meetings.
    • Entertain clients as required.
    • Overall responsibility for organising and attendance of client board meetings including preparation and presentation of material

Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA etc.)
  • Have experience of Irish Regulatory environment, including Solvency II regime (essential)
  • Have experience of insurance or reinsurance accounting preparation
  • A strong knowledge of international accounting standards
  • Knowledge of captive insurance would be an advantage
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Team player who can also work independently
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, producing high quality deliverables

Package

Competitive basic plus pension, health insurance, life assurance subsidised canteen and income protection

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