Financial Reporting Accountant

  • Region: Dublin City Centre

  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance

  • Contract: Permanent

  • Salary: Negotiable

  • Reference: CL Fin Reporting Ins_1558966958

About this job

Financial Reporting Accountant– Insurance

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Permanent
  • Salary: 60k – 65k plus a comprehensive benefits package


Our client, a well know financial services company, are seeking to recruit a Financial Reporting Accountant. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Reporting Team responsible for the entities within our clients remit. This role will offer a lot of variety and responsibility. For anyone looking to make a move and add value then this is an excellent opportunity.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Preparation and review of monthly group consolidated accounts to strict deadlines.
  • Monitoring of developments in accounting standards and implementation of changes to policies, processes, and controls to ensure continued compliance with accounting standards and other relevant reporting guidelines.
  • Coordinate the preparation of Quarterly QRTs for submission to the CBI and provide relevant commentary for Board/Audit Committee
  • Reporting quarterly group consolidated forecast against budget, incorporating Board reporting with detailed analysis of drivers of individual business unit variances.
  • Upload group individual and consolidated budgets for reporting and reconcile to the approved Group’s Strategic Plan.
  • Preparation of Financial Statements of all group entities.
  • Support the strategic planning process for Finance Division
  • Ongoing liaising with all key stakeholder groups including business units to resolve accounting issues arising.
  • Pro-active approach to ongoing system and process development to reflect Management Information requirements and changing and evolving needs.
  • Preparation of various disclosure requirements in the Group’s Interim Results and the Group Annual Report.
  • Liaising with external auditors to facilitate their review of interim and year end Group consolidation including relevant notes to the financial statements.
  • Anticipate and plan for the implementation of new accounting standards.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA with at least 3 years’ experience PQE within Insurance
  • Target driven with proven ability in working to tight reporting deadlines.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders at different levels
  • Proactive and self driven with proven leadership skills

Should you feel you have the required skills to undertake this position, please contact ClĂ­ona Lyons to discuss further on 00353 1 661 0444 or clyons(@)

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