Regulatory Accountant- 18 Month Fixed Term Contract


Job Ref:
1753

Job Title:
Regulatory Accountant- 18 Month Fixed Term Contract

Location:
Dundrum - Dublin 16

Closing date:
Close date not set

Vacancy Description

RSA and 123.ie

Founded in 1710, we are a 300-year-old organization that is empowering people to put the right things in place to prepare them for their future so that they can live a more fulfilled life free from worry and anxiety.

Built on resilience, expertise and human empathy, we provide insurance that makes people’s lives easier. We learn from our experiences and build on our strengths every day to deliver the best products and services in the market. We are always searching for the best protection for our customers with our extensive range of Commercial and Personal Lines products driven by our network of Insurance brokers, scale partners and via our 123.ie brand.

With a global footprint, we have leading positions in Scandinavia, Canada, the UK, Ireland and Middle East. In Ireland, we have offices in Belfast, Galway and Dublin, where we empower our people work flexibly to suit their needs and those of our customers.  We know that if we plan for tomorrow, we can truly make a positive impact on people’s lives today. 

Looking to the future

In order to be there for our customers during their greatest challenges we are looking for like-minded individuals who will embrace our strategy:

Our Vision — our ambition:
Prepared to make the difference

Our Mission — how we will live our vision:
Harnessing human expertise with agile technology

Our Purpose — why we go to work every day:
To empower people

Our Values — our DNA:
Love simplicity, Better every day, Do the right thing, Boundless ambition
We’re looking for people that are open, engaged, curious and striving to make a real difference – not only in their own lives – but in the lives of those around them.

Culture and Community

Culture and community is a key priority within our organization. 
We strive to create a diverse and vibrant workforce where everyone feels valued and everyone’s voice is heard. 
In RSA and 123.ie career progression is nurtured and performance is recognized. We help people move forward in life that’s why we put steps in place to encourage our colleagues to learn, adapt and grow.

We cultivate an open and transparent culture where people can be their true selves. RSA and 123.ie support a stimulated workforce where individuals feel more fulfilled in their role and more comfortable in who they are as a person. Most importantly, we care about our environment and the communities around us.
We support programmes and events that give back and enhance the lives of the vulnerable and those in need. We have a dedicated Corporate Responsibility programmes that facilitates new ways of thinking to help reduce our carbon footprint, protect our planet for future generations and give back to our communities.

Regulatory Accountant- 18 Month Contract

This job will give the suitable candidate an excellent opportunity to get full visibility on the end to end Regulatory reporting experience and opportunities to become involved in wider Financial reporting objectives of the Company.

Working within a busy Finance function, you will contribute to the delivery of the team targets by achieving your own objectives effectively. The candidate will report into the Regulatory Reporting Manager.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Producing timely and accurate Quantitative and Qualitative Solvency II reporting both internally to the Parent Company and externally to the CBI.
  • Communicating and liaising with internal finance colleagues and cross functionally with Actuarial, Underwriting, IT and other colleagues around the business in order to give or obtain further information, to resolve queries and meet demanding deadlines.
  • Preparation of key management information for reporting and presenting to various internal Committees.
  • Ensuring an appropriate control and compliance environment by operating key financial controls process and highlighting issues to the Regulatory Reporting Manager.
  • Contributing to projects and initiatives by identifying and suggesting opportunities to add value through improved process efficiencies and thinking outside the box.
  • You will assist the wider finance team by performing monthly/quarterly processes and taking on projects as required.

Requirements:

  • Well to start with, you’ll need to be a driven and motivated team player with a hardworking, a can do attitude and a passion for delivering to a high standard.
  • You’ll need lots of initiative, an affinity for problem solving as well as an ability to work to set targets and remain calm under pressure.
  • You will also be able to organise and prioritise your workload effectively.
  • Naturally you will be an expert communicator who can relate well to customers and colleagues alike.
  • A passion for learning and willingness to take on a challenge.
  • Finally a high level of enthusiasm, resilience and a good sense of fun will stand you in good stead.
  • Newly Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • If you have experience of the Insurance sector & Solvency II exposure, this is highly desirable
  • Experience of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel to an expert level
  • Proven ability to adapt to change & learn new tasks & systems quickly
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving ability
  • Ability to adhere to strict reporting deadlines
  • Awareness of the need for effective controls throughout all stages of the reporting process

 

RSA Insurance Ireland DAC and its affiliate companies consider applicants on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other legally protected status.


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