Financial Accountant

February 22, 2023
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Job Title:Financial Accountant
Business Unit:Greenval Insurance DAC
Contract Type:Permanent 
Location:The Anchorage, 17-19 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2

About BNP Paribas:
At BNP Paribas, we center our values on what drives the company forward. Our driving forces are Agility, Client Satisfaction, Compliance Culture and Openness.
-Agility: we want to behave more simply to embrace useful innovation and digital transformation.
-Client Satisfaction: we believe that our success lies in being the customers’ and clients’ preferred choice. We seek to listen carefully to them and work closely with them.
-Compliance Culture: We believe in promoting clear rules to foster a strong culture of compliance and ethics.
-Openness: We promote open-minded attitudes towards our stakeholders. We aim for everyone in Group to feel included, to have their say and be empowered. 

Our strengths are based off four key areas of Stability, Expertise, Responsibility and Good Place to Work.
-Stability: we build upon our solid, long-term oriented management, our diversified and integrated business model and our international footprint.
-Expertise: We build upon our recognized and expanding knowledge of our teams.
-Responsibility: We build upon our culture of responsibility and integrity to ever better serve the interest of our customers.
-Good Place to Work: We foster a stimulating workplace where people are treated fairly and with respect. 

Role:Financial Accountant 

Key Responsibilities:

-Assume ownership  for the accounting for & controlling of the company’s investment portfolio including risk analysis, currency exposures and liability matching
-Quarterly management reporting & analysis
-Annual and quarterly returns to the Central Bank including Solvency II QRT’s, SFCR & RSR.
-Assisting in the preparation of annual statutory accounts taking a lead role in relation to financial instruments analysis and disclosures. 
-Quarterly IFRS accounting reporting to Group. 
-Participate in preparation of the annual budget and quarterly reforecasts, monitoring of monthly result and variance analysis & explanation.
-Operational tasks including ledger entries & reconciliations.
-Maintaining systems and controls to ensure adequate documentation and audit trails. 
-Involvement in team projects including implementation of new and revised Accounting standards i.e. IFRS 17, IFRS 9
-Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience required for this role:

-Must have a recognised Accountancy qualification
-At least 4 years experience 
-Audit background is preferable
-Trained in one of the Top 10 Accounting firms is preferable  
-Exposure to non-life insurance business (either directly or via audit).

Why Work with Us?
-We are the bank for a changing world and aim to build positive change together with our employees. 
-We are a team of passionate people who genuinely care about what we do and the impact our work delivers to our clients. We operate in a highly collaborative, open-minded environment that embraces innovation and creativity. 
-Our remuneration and benefits packages are generous, with competitive salaries, a discretionary bonus scheme, company pension contribution, comprehensive private healthcare packages and numerous other benefits.
-We have a genuine commitment to work-life balance throughout the whole organisation. We are also committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and actively promote equal opportunities. 
-Development and mobility is actively encouraged. We are a learning company – there is real opportunity to grow, develop and expand your skills, experience and career path. 
-We are a global company operating in over 70 countries with over 200,000 employees from over 150 nationalities. In Ireland we have approximately 500 employees across Dublin and Galway working in Greenval, Corporate Institutional Banking (CIB) and BNP Paribas Security Services (BP2S).    

Equality and Diversity 
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunities employer and proudly cultivates a diverse workforce. We believe that diversity of experience enhances our service offering to clients and leads to a better working environment. We encourage applications from the best candidates regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, parental and caring status, or religious belief.