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Reinsurance Technical Accountant

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa. Johannesburg
SalaryR 300 K - R 250 K
Job TypePermanent
EducationB Com
Experience2 - 4 years' experience

Job Description

a Leading Insurance company is seeking a Reinsurance Technical Accountant to join their team.

Main Objective:

Assisting the Reinsurance Accountant with the financial administration of the Companies Short term and Life Reinsurances.

Key Responsibilities:

• Reinsurance Technical Accounting

• Submission of quarterly accounts to reinsurance brokers

• Payment of Minimum and Deposit Premiums

• Preparation of premium adjustment calculations

• Preparation of Sliding Scale Commission and Profit Commission Adjustment Credit control

• Updating the production of Reinsurance Statistics/Triangulations

• Supplying Information for Monthly Information Reports

• Handle Adhoc queries to internal and external clients

• Daily clearing of Reinsurance bank account

• Ensure accurate journal postings for all reinsurance related transactions ( Premiums, Claims, commissions)

• Monthly reconciliation and analysis of Reinsurance Creditor/ Debtor balances


• Matric

• B Com Degree

Job Experience:

• At least 5yrs Accounting experience with some insurance/reinsurance experience

Skills and Competencies Required:

• Understanding an Income statement , Balance Sheet , Journals and Reconciliations

• Business Writing and Reporting Skills

• Computer Literate

• Effective Problem Solving Skills

• Innovation and Drive

• Good Judgement and Decision Making Skills

• Quality Orientation and Customer Service ( internal and external clients)

• Administrative

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 572 8877. You can also contact Lizelle on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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