This Gibraltar based international general lines and commercial insurer is looking to recruit an ambitious Insurance Accountant to join their Gibraltar European head quarters.
The Insurance Accountant looks after the bookkeeping and daily accounting requirements of one of the firm’s insurance divisions or affiliated companies.
The workload, will be quite varied and involve having a balanced mix of accounting skills and experience. Additional challenges will result of the firm’s recent string of acquisitions – which will result in a measure of system and process convergence.
The Insurance Accountant undertakes all the maintenance and production of all ledgers, including general, purchase and sales ledgers falls within the remit of the Insurance Accountant.
Likewise you can expect to be tasked with the production of all accounts to trail balance stage and any potential liaisons with external regulators and auditors.
Finally the insurance offerings of the client are now truly international so you can expect to be asked to help prepare accounts to US GAAP and IFRS standards and undertake a fair amount of cross currency work.
To be considered for the Insurance Accountant vacancy you swill need to be a well rounded accounting professional, trained at least to full AAT level. You will be able to point to several years track record in bookkeeping and accounts for a commercial organisation. Note: If that experience was gained in the insurance industry – all the better.
This is a very well remunerated Accountant position, offering as it does a first rate salary package within the tax favourable offshore jurisdiction of Gibraltar.
Equally as important to the types of individual they aim to hire will be the study support. This firm has a set policy of encouraging its accounting staff to continue their studies and develop into chartered accountants. For those AAT level accounting professionals looking to progress to full ACCA accreditation they will offer study leave, pay subscription and exam fees and provide full in house mentoring.
Lastly the firm has an open, friendly working environment conducive to nurturing success and talent. It also is at the hub of an international network offering the chance to work abroad or travel extensively in your career should you wish.