Job Overview.

Experience: 3-5 Years Years Sector: Financial Accounting

Are you a qualified Accountant with a proven track record in driving General Ledger activities whilst managing a Finance & Accounting team? If so, Donegal is calling….
The Role

As a Finance & Accounting Manager, you will have the opportunity to further your experience in an insurance/financial services environment. Your primary responsibilities will involve:

  • Manage General ledger process and month end close activities.
  • Supervise, coordinate, and direct the work activities of assigned employees
  • Understand financial statement and application of accounting principles.
  • Support the coordination and execution the consolidation and closing of the books.
  • Act as GL Administrator for two legal entities.
  • Be Tier 1 support for the CTO/Finance when incidents arise and engage with the managed service provider to resolve.
  • Processing of financial accounting transactions into the general ledger, including collecting, recording, verifying, and reconciling financial data.
  • Reviewing of Journal Entries including Insurance and Banking entries.
  • Reviewing of Bank and Control Account and initiate process for follow up on open items.
  • To develop process documentation that includes Standard Operating procedures and other Quality manuals as and when required.

Skills/Experience required

  • Qualified accountant with several years post qualification experience.
  • Good exposure to Life Insurance Industry with relevant accounting experience.
  • Proven experience of leading and developing Finance teams.
  • Strong ability to apply analytical skills to business problems.
  • Proven management and staff development experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting reporting standards.
  • Excellent communication skills – able to address non-technical and non-technical audiences in formal and informal settings.
  • Detail orientation and exceptional organizational and communication skills.
  • Exceptional analytical abilities and strong MS Excel skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics or a similar ERP system.
  • A proactive, self-directed approach and the ability to learn quickly with a drive for continuous improvement.

On this occasion, my client is not offering sponorship and requires suitable candidates to already have permanent work status in Ireland. 


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