Cover-More Blue Insurance Services Limited
Cover-More Blue Insurance Services Limited
Cover-More Blue Insurance Services Limited
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Accounts Assistant - Finance Team


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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Cover∙More Team in Ireland. At Cover∙More we protect the travel dreams and experiences of more than 15 million people worldwide every year. Our aim is to provide unique, personalised value and service before, during and after you travel. We are part of Zurich Insurance Group and specialise in e-commerce and customisation partnering with many well-known brands globally.

We are looking for an energetic, customer focused, ambitious professional to join the Finance team. This role will support the Reconciliations Manager, has a broad remit, with growth opportunities for the right candidate. Our initial commercial focus will be on Ireland and the UK, but we will be quickly building our European footprint.

This role is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to build their career with a progressive, successful and expanding financial services company.

The Company

Blue Insurance is an ambitious Insurance business developing innovative products and disrupting the Insurance landscape in the UK and Ireland.

Founded in October 2003, Blue Insurance is an online insurance business, providing online Travel, Car Hire Excess, Gadget, Pet, Bicycle and Wedding insurance. Since 2003 we have grown from a niche travel insurance provider into an award winning, Deloitte Best Managed Company.

In October 2018, Blue Insurance officially became part of the Cover∙More Group. Cover∙More Group is a global specialist and integrated travel insurance, medical assistance, and employee assistance provider with operations across five continents. Cover∙More Group is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. In 2017, Cover∙More became part of Zurich Insurance Group emerging as the third largest travel insurance provider in the world. Cover∙More EMEA comprises of Blue Insurance in Dublin and UK, Halo Insurance and Cover∙More in the UK.

Following the acquisition of Blue Insurance in Ireland and Halo Insurance in the UK, Cover∙More is about to embark on an exciting period of growth across Europe.

Cover-More Blue Insurance Services Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority for UK Business.

The Role

Full-time experienced accounts assistant (ideally with 2+ years' experience) is required for our busy office in Blanchardstown. The successful applicant will interact daily with the company's Finance Team.

Enjoying a varied role, you will get involved with bank reconciliations and month-end activities, organising sales reports, and preparing underwriters' bordereaux statements.

As an Accounts Assistant, your role will entail:

  • Reconciling reports including sales premiums
  • Posting sales and purchase invoices
  • Posting bank statements
  • Reconciling bank accounts
  • Preparing commission payment files and Direct Debit collection files on Eazy EFT
  • Dealing with call centre queries and processing payments/refunds on Global Payments
  • Reconciling and filing supplier statements
  • Preparation of general journals monthly
  • Monitor Chargebacks

To be considered, you also must:

  • Have at least two year's plus accounts experience
  • Possess strong MS office skills particularly with Excel
  • Be a team player with ability to work on your own initiative
  • Possess fluent English – both written and orally
  • Possess strong analytical and organisational abilities
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Good attention to detail

Rewards and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection
  • Hybrid working
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Family friendly and work-life balance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Online learning and training opportunities
  • Professional membership
  • Overtime pay
  • Staff referral bonus
  • Work anniversaries leave

Please forward your application together with CV to and indicate when you might be available to take up the position.

This is a full-time role with remuneration commensurate to the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate and is located in our head office: Blanchardstown Corporate Park 2, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.

Cover-More Blue Insurance Services Limited is an equal opportunities employer.

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