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Accounting & Reporting Manager

QBE Insurance New Orleans, United States
Posted 3 days ago Remote Permanent $95,000 - $143,000
Primary Details
Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

At QBE, our purpose is to give people the confidence to achieve their ambitions inside and outside of work. From development opportunities, to flexible work options and highly competitive reward and benefits packages, we understand the importance of living our values when it comes to our people. Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our company's cultural elements - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference.

This opportunity is accountable for managing the strategic delivery of organized, valid reports for key stakeholders by identifying and implementing innovative accounting and reporting tools and overseeing team development to ensure team provides quality accounting and reporting services.

Primary Responsibilities
• Perform reconciliation process by reconciling assigned ledger accounts, listing reconciliation items and identifying, investigating and reviewing reconciliations completed when necessary
•Manage lower level team members by addressing any complex questions, reviewing journal entries and maintaining consistency with closing processes and monthly closing procedures such as reconciliations and journal entries
•Optimize team performance by establishing, communicating and monitoring key performance indicators to identify opportunities for continuously improving reporting response time
•Foster strong partnerships across the business by communicating with key stakeholders to solicit feedback on team performance and identify strategies for continuously improving reporting for business objectives
•Build relationships with senior management by gathering and executing ad-hoc requests as needed for specialized accounting and reporting projects and communicate audit results to cash manager
•Manage budgeted resources by anticipating expenditures, accurately forecasting resource needs/costs and properly accounting for expenses to meet requirements and achieve fiscal responsibility

Required Education
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Required Experience
• 4 years relevant experience

Preferred Competencies/Skills
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
•Management of the collection and application of cash within the sub ledger
•Understand the needs and goals of a customer and actively look for ways to meet them
•Leverage effective communication skills and issue resolution techniques with internal and external customers
•Build long-term collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders
•Provide appropriate structure, direction and feedback to team
•Clearly and confidently convey information to a wide audience
•Perform direct and/or reinsurance contract and calculation review
•High degree of financial acumen and awareness of financial responsibility
•Understand team dynamics and utilize the individual strengths of each member to achieve results
•Ensure adherence to departmental quality control measures
•Maintain current knowledge of developments in relevant technology
•Assist management with inquiries from FP&A and Actuary departments
•Provide staff training around ProSume system
•Encourage and build mutual trust, respect and cooperation among team members
•High attention to detail
•Ensure accurate and timely accounting for direct and/or reinsurance contracts; ensure accurate direct and/or reinsurance contract setup within the system
•Provide staff training for direct and/or reinsurance accounting processes
•Efficiently and appropriately delegate tasks to ensure timely goal achievement
•Prioritize interests of the company and community during decision-making

Preferred Education Specifics
• Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business

Preferred Experience
• People management
•financial services and/or accounting
•Preferred Qualifications
•Experience in the insurance industry
•journal entry experience
•increasing levels of responsibility

Preferred Knowledge
• Advanced knowledge of products and concepts relating to the insurance accounting industry, including financial reporting standards (AIRFR, GaaP, Statutory) financial management, insurance principles and cash and capital principles
•Advanced knowledge of Economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data
•Advanced working knowledge of finance technology processes, procedures, solutions and best practices
•Applied proficiency in Microsoft Excel; utilize pivot tables, basic formulas and CSV formatting

QBE Cultural DNA

Everything we do at QBE is underpinned by our DNA (which interlinks seven cultural elements) - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. We expect all employees to role model and inspire the right behaviors that link to our cultural elements:
• We are customer-centered
• We are technical experts
• We are diverse
• We are fast-paced
• We are courageous
• We are accountable
• We are a team

All employees are expected to adhere to QBE's Code of Ethics and Conduct and apply sound risk management practices

US Only - Travel Frequency
• Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)

US Only - Physical Demands
• General office jobs: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 lbs.

US Only - Disclaimer
• To successfully perform this job, the individual must be able to perform each essential job responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

Job Type
• Manager

Global Disclaimer
• The duties listed in this job description do not limit the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the duties normally to be performed in the position or those occasionally assigned outside an employee's normal duties. Our Group Code of Ethics and Conduct addresses the responsibilities we all have at QBE to our company, to each other and to our customers, suppliers, communities and governments. It provides clear guidance to help us to make good judgement calls.

Base pay offered will vary depending on, but not limited to education, experience, skills, geographic location and business needs

Annual Salary Range: $95,000 - $143,000

AL, AR, AZ, Fresno, CA, CO (Remote), FL, GA, IA, ID, IL (Remote), IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV and WY
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Annual Salary Range: $104,000 - $157,000

CA (Remote, Irvine and Woodland), Greenwood Village CO, CT, Chicago IL, MA, MD, NY (Remote), RI, Houston TX and WA
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Annual Salary Range: $119,000 - $178,000

San Francisco CA, NJ and New York City NY

Benefit Highlights

You are more than your work - and QBE is more than a workplace, which is why QBE provides you with the benefits, support and flexibility to help you concentrate on living your best life personally and professionally. Employees scheduled over 30 hours a week will have access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision and wellbeing benefits that enable you to take care of your health.

We also offer a competitive 401(k) contribution and a paid-time off program. In addition, our paid-family and care-giver leaves are available to support our employees and their families. Regular full-time and part-time employees will also be eligible for QBE's annual discretionary bonus plan based on business and individual performance.

QBE recognizes that exemplary benefits extend beyond benefits coverage and compensation. Flexibility in your working environment is important to maintaining balance and QBE is dedicated to ensuring employees achieve personal and professional integration by providing the opportunity for hybrid work arrangements.

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.
Job ID  292958
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