Finance Operations Agent


Zurich Insurance Europe AG in our Wexford Centre of Excellence is looking for a Finance Operations Agent. In this entry level role you will work as part of a collaborative team and report to the Finance Operations Team Coach.

This role may be available part-time or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.  Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

Your Role

As a Finance Operations Agent your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:

  • Adherence to daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly deadlines
  • Dealing with customers ensuring payments are received and resolving any issues/queries
  • Cash allocation
  • Account reconciliation
  • Work closely with many other departments within Operations and other key stakeholders to identify potential problems at an early stage ensuring swift resolution of issues to eliminate delayed payment.
  • Proactively work towards a system of continuous improvement around processes and procedures and standardisation of the receivables function
  • Any other duties and responsibilities which management deem appropriate
  • Participate in ad hoc project work that may present within the business
  • Liaise and interact with various departments

Your Skills & Experience

As a Finance Operations Agent your skills and qualifications will include:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 Grade C3/H5 at Higher Level in the Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) or FETAC Level 6 Diploma.

Preferred Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous administration experience an advantage
  • Accounts receivable experience desirable
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Ability to manage ambiguity
  • Well-organised, results driven and capable of working to tight deadlines
  • Good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Have an appetite for continuous personal development
  • Be enthusiastic and a self-starter
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Additional Information

Primary work location is Wexford, Ireland. Position is Wexford-based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter Jenny Keogh is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.

Who we are 

Zurich is one of Ireland’s leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford.

Zurich is a strong brand – with our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc. Join Zurich and be part of this culture. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose – Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together!

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