Accountant Corporate Reporting – New York, NY

Contribute to effective and efficient accounting and reporting procedures by supporting the Corporate Reporting Team in monitoring monthly close, analyzing accounting issues and completing designated consolidated reporting to Group to align accounting activities with IFRS reporting.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of established accounting procedures by preparing consolidation journal entries, entering transactions into accounting software and identifying and correcting any out-of -balance conditions
  • Prepare payment requests and distribute to accounts payable for processing
  • Support cash management procedures by appropriately allocating incoming cash, monitoring multiple accounting systems and maintaining accurate documentation
  • Align individual performance with regulatory and corporate requirements by communicating

outstanding items and identifying, understanding and implementing regulatory changes to accounting principles to ensure compliance with internal and external audit findings

  • Maintain consistency with month and year end closing processes and procedures by reconciling assigned ledger accounts monthly and/or quarterly, and reviewing, investigating and documenting all reconciliations
  • Review and analyze accounting issues, communicate feedback to team members, share knowledge, review journal entries, resolve questions and provide recommendations to support achievement of business objectives
  • Maintain monthly close calendar in Hyperion, assist in close process and coordinate any issues impacting close process
  • Assist junior level team members by addressing questions, reviewing billing information and maintaining consistency and close collaboration with the senior leadership team
  • Support Blackline admin function. Work with accounting team and management to ensure Balance Sheet reconciliations are completed, reviewed and signed-off on timely manner.
  • Collaborate with management to resolve complex billing issues and/or conflicts that may prevent payment of premiums
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun

Required Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Experience: 1-2 years relevant experience

Licenses/Certifications:

Computer Skills: Strong excel skill. Medium to advanced level

Preferred Competencies/Skills

  • Work independently with little supervision or direction
  • Implement reports to provide access to critical system information
  • Complete tasks by taking decisive or quick action
  • Take responsibility and willing to make decisions
  • Work with people at different levels within the organization to accomplish a common goal
  • Quickly learn, understand, and take action
  • Show drive and initiative
  • Be a willing, effective, and efficient learner
  • Motivational, inspirational and enthusiastic approach to team leading
  • Use internal and external resources to gather, analyze and reorganize information

Preferred Qualifications – Education / Specifics

Education:

Education Specifics: Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business

Experience

: Accounting experience

Licenses/Certifications

: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or in process to obtain CPA

Preferred Knowledge

  • Advanced working knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data
  • Applied working knowledge of financial management, insurance principles and cash and capital principles
  • Applied working knowledge of finance technology processes, procedures, solutions and best practices

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 behaviours that link to our cultural

elements:

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

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Work environment

Travel frequency: N/A

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.

Number of Openings:

1

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.

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