Trainee Accountant

Job description

A financial services company based in Dublin city centre is looking to recruit for a Trainee accountant.

The role of a Trainee Accountant will report to the Reinsurance Accountant.

If you are educated to Degree level in a numerical discipline (e.g. Accountancy, Statistics, Economics.) and you may already hold exemptions from college or be a part-qualified accountant this role is for you. 

The key responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly accounts on a transaction basis 
  • Management of the day to day working relationships with brokers and clients, specifically relating to queries and analysis on client statements.
  • Preparation of variance analysis explaining transaction results versus prior periods and/or budget.
  • Ensuring transaction accounts are settled in a timely manner and liaise with treasury personnel to ensure sufficient liquidity is available to facilitate settlements or to advise of incoming receipts to facilitate investment.
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management reporting, including variance analysis.
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual regulatory returns.
  • Treasury operations including cashflow planning and liquidity management, liaising with asset managers, arranging the execution of cash transactions.
  • Operating expense accounting including budgeting and variance analysis.
  • Reconciliation of accounts to the general ledger system, ensure third party backup is available to support all balances and entries.


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