Technical Accounts Assistant Recruitment at African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re)

Technical Accounts Assistant Recruitment at African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re)

The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) has recruitment for the role of Technical Accounts Assistant (TAA). The candidate should have three years of experience of which two years are relevant work experience.

Main duties / responsibilities for this position:
Posting of cash book, cash matching, reconciliation of retrocessionaires’ accounts, preparing periodic reports on Regional operations / the Headquarters and reconciling general ledger accounts.

Detailed duties/responsibilities for this position:
Reconciliation of retrocessionaires’ accounts.
General correspondence and maintenance of retrocessionaires’ files
Inter office reconciliation for all locations
Cash matching of receipts & payments with reinsurance debtors.
Collection of overdue reinsurance balances.
Preparing periodic reports for regional management and to the headquarters

Key performance indicators
Accurate and timely rendition of periodic reports
Prompt reconciliation of bank accounts within approved deadlines
Regular resolution of all outstanding inter office accounts
Good quality of work, minimum errors and handle details efficiently

Technical competencies
Basic knowledge of the accounting cycle, financial statement presentation using standards (IFRS, GAAP, SAM), disclosure requirements & ethics and professional & accounting ethics
Basic knowledge of financial performance evaluation techniques, profit analysis & margins, cost accounting & management techniques and management control & decision making support.
Basic usage of word processing, spread sheets and presentation packages. Intermediate usage of accounting, auditing and financial applications (In Housed Developed Applications and other third party applications).

Minimum qualifications and experience for this position:
First degree (or equivalent)
Three Years of experience of which 2 years are relevant work experience
Membership of relevant professional bodies would be an added advantage
Additional professional qualifications in accounting would be an added advantage.
Bilingualism (English/French) would be an added advantage.
Experience in the Reinsurance /Insurance industry would be an added advantage

Additional requirements for candidate for this position for this position:
National of member States of Africa Re;
Not more than 32 years old;

Other Information
Salary and other conditions of service are competitive and comparative to what is obtainable in similar organizations.

How to apply?
Interested candidates are requested to visit the Africa Re website at to complete and submit the employment / application form

The closing date for submission of applications: 23rd November 2012

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