Senior Systems Accountant - Insurance

Job Title: Senior Systems Accountant - Insurance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Purchase, New York
Salary: Negotiable
Job list.duration: Full time
REF: CD050820118_1525791205
Contact Name: Chris Dodds
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

My client is a global provider of insurance and reinsurance with operations across the United States, Europe, Bermuda and Asia.

We have been engaged by the business to search for a Senior Systems Accountant to join their expanding finance team in Purchase, NY.

In this position you will be responsible for the following:

  • Coordinate with IT regarding interfaces and reconciliations between general ledger and sub-ledgers for insurance and reinsurance financial accounting (i.e., premium, loss reserve, ceded activity, etc,)
  • Become a financial system expert within the SAP environment, particularly in the technical accounting and data reporting areas
  • Delivery of accurate monthly and quarterly technical account financial data
  • Prepare and continually improve insurance/reinsurance financial account balance reconciliations between ledgers and sub ledgers
  • Performance of and improvements to a robust controls environment that ensures the integrity and reliability of the technical account financial data
  • Drive continuous process improvements within the Technical Accounting and Business Services teams
  • Produce and continually develop quality analysis of insurance/reinsurance financial accounts, providing insight and analysis on the balances in order to support an accurate and reliable consolidated and legal entity financial statements

Desired skills and experience:-

  • CPA, CA, ACCA or similar designation is preferred
  • Experience within an insurance or reinsurance finance team with emphasis on external reporting
  • At least 3-5 years of post qualified experience
  • Knowledge and experience with FSRI/SAP
  • Excellent technical, analytical, interpretive and evaluative skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop and maintain internal and external relationships