Reinsurance Accountant

Job Title: Reinsurance Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: Negotiable
Job list.duration: Full time
REF: CD03112019_1552341748
Contact Name: Chris Dodds
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Oliver James Associates are recruiting for a Reinsurance Accountant for a large global reinsurance client in the heart of Manhattan.

Due to an internal movement you will work within a high-performing and dynamic whilst working closely with the AVP and Manager of Reinsurance Accounting.

The main responsibilities within this role:-

  • Accounting for premiums within the sub-ledgers and general ledgers
  • Cash receipts and disbursements recording and application
  • Review of reinsurance contacts and ensure accounting is in line with contracts.
  • Processing of general journal entries.
  • Assist with month-end reporting.
  • System enhancements and improvements.
  • AD hoc project and analysis work.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Prior experience working within the insurance industry or 2 years experience within public accounting
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytic and reconciliation skills