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  • Job reference number:15320742
  • Client ID:RI/FRS26788
  • Posted on:07-FEB-2018
  • Location:CLARE, CLARE
  • Job type:CONTRACT

Central Underwriting Accountant

Are you a Qualified Accountant with 2 years PQE with a minimum of 12 months experience within insurance. Our client is currently looking to add another strong Underwriting 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 centralised 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.

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