Argo Group US is a national underwriter of specialty insurance in niche areas of the property-casualty market. Focused on the success of each of our customers, Argo Group offers specialty coverage through its six subsidiaries. Our full line of high-quality products and services is designed to meet the unique coverage and claim-handling needs of our Excess and Surplus Lines and Commercial Specialty segments.
Argo Group US currently has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Sr. Reinsurance Analyst in our offices located in either San Antonio, TX or Chicago, IL. This position will become a member of the US Segment Accounting team for a publicly traded, international writer of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. The team supports the various US business unit leaders in the technical accounting for their various specialty lines.
The primary responsibilities are:
Ensure accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analysis and reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Timely reporting and analysis of reinsurance accounts to intermediaries and reinsurers.
Serve as the main point of contact with intermediaries and reinsurers on claim reporting, reinsurance coverage questions, and collection items.
Prepare and analyze complex standard financial reinsurance and ad hoc reports for management.
Assist as the accounting liaison for US reinsurance communications with Reinsurance Operations counterparts in the organization.
Prepare reporting schedules for quarter and year end supplemental reporting to the financial statements.
Assist with internal and external audit requests.
Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements.
The job requirements are:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university
Clear knowledge and proven abilities in Reinsurance account processing and a minimum of 5+ years of accounting experience, preferably reinsurance accounting in a property/casualty insurance environment
Ability to accurately research and follow through on complex problem-solving items, as well as initiate resolutions at multiple levels within the organization.
Excellent analytical, problem-solving and verbal/written communication skills
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage, prioritize and effectively meet deadlines for multiple assignments simultaneously
Strong teamwork skills and display professional demeanor encompassing company’s vision and values
Remain flexible in a fast-paced environment and possess a customer focused attitude
Proficient PC skills, particularly in Excel, Access and Word. Skills in accounting and reinsurance software preferred.
Fit & Impact: Argo’s Values
Demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit:
- Get the job done in a non-bureaucratic, resourceful manner.
- Create a culture of accountability ensuring the delivery of world-class products and services.
Do the right thing:
- Act with integrity always.
- Adhere to the commitments set forth in the Argo Group Environmental, Social and Governance program.
- Create an open and transparent environment in which diverse experience, skill sets, and individuals can team together to drive optimal outcomes.
- Encourage and include unique perspectives at all times.
Respect each other:
- Create an environment that promotes dialogue, mutual support and cooperation between and among all, where people are fun to be around, proud of what they do, and willing to achieve beyond normal expectations.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.
PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.
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