Operations / Assistant Accountant - Insurance - Manhattan

Job Title: Operations / Assistant Accountant - Insurance - Manhattan
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Location: Manhattan, New York
Salary: Negotiable
REF: CD05082018_1525791447
Contact Name: Chris Dodds
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Oliver James Associates are currently recruiting an exceptional opportunity with an International Reinsurance company. Due to continued growth the business are looking to hire additional talent.

Whilst being grounded in a financial reporting function, the role provides significant exposure to management accounting and involvement with project-based tasks. In addition, a vibrant culture complemented by well established networks resulting in clear development pathways provides an unparalleled opportunity into the commercial sector.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:-

  • Assist in daily operations of the Insurance Accounting Department
  • Process and reconcile monthly information received from business partners.
  • Responsible for processing and rendering quarterly intercompany accounts.
  • Responsible for variance analysis and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepare miscellaneous monthly and quarterly journal entries.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual internal management reports and analysis.
  • Responsible for responding to requests from state regulatory authorities.
  • Assist in preparing information for external and internal auditors interim and annual audit reviews.=

The key requirements for the role:-

  • 1-5 years experience working within accounting
  • Bachelors degree in either Science, Accounting of Finance
  • Exposure to primary insurance preferred
  • Strong Microsoft and Word skills preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Please note that all applications will be held up with the highest level of confidentiality.