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Cash and Investment Accountant

Company: General Re Corporation
Location: Stamford
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Cash and Investment Accountant

Shape Your Future With Us

General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations, with more than 2,000 employees worldwide. Its direct reinsurance companies conduct business as Gen Re.

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.

Gen Re currently offers an excellent opportunity for a Cash and Investment Accountant within the Finance Unit in our Stamford, CT office.

Role Description

Cash and Investment Accountant will play an integral role in the execution and coordination of the cash management and investment activities for all North America companies. The accountant will be responsible for supporting the daily funding activities and the related cash and investment entries into the SAP general ledger(s). The accountant will also be responsible for working directly with the business and service units in identifying, reconciling, and booking cash and investment related suspense, intercompany, and other transactions. The preparation of monthly bank and custody reconciliations and other analytical cash and investments reports for management will also be the responsibility of the accountant.

The accountant will be involved in the analysis of processes and assist in implementation of accounting and reporting system upgrades. In addition, the accountant will provide support in the finance review of North America travel and entertainment expense reports and assist in establishing analytical reports for use by management.

Other duties include:

* Paying and reporting of various bank custody and service fees.
* Assisting in the direct communication with North America banking and custodial third party relationships.
* Tracking and coordination of property recovery and escheatment process with various States.
* Letters of Credit - maintaining inventory, processing amendments and drawdowns, annual audit.
* State deposits - tracking, replacement and coordination with insurance departments, local banks and asset management.
* Preparing and tracking the filing process of the 1099 tax forms and the Report of Financial Bank and Financial Accounts.

Role Qualifications and Experience

* Minimum of 2-3 years of cash accounting work experience
* Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Team player, works effectively with others
* SAP experience
* Knowledge of Excel
* Ability to prioritize and meet tight deadlines
* BS/BA degree in accounting or finance

Does this sound exciting?

If you want to shape your future with us, please send your resume to Linda Dalesio in Human Resources:


Linda Dalesio, Human Resources

Our Address

Stamford, CT

Keywords: General Re Corporation, Stamford , Cash and Investment Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Stamford, Connecticut

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