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Senior Specialist - Financial Reporting, Reinsurance

Company: XL CATLIN
Location: Stamford
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description - Senior Specialist - Financial Reporting, Reinsurance (13004579D20210928) Job Description Senior Specialist - Financial Reporting, Reinsurance ( Job Number: 13004579D20210928 ) DISCOVER your opportunity Two Senior Specialist positions based at Stamford and London to support the Head of Reinsurance Segment, Controllership. These roles are being created to strengthen the Reinsurance Segment Finance team. Also, to increase the consistency of approach, control framework and process improvement of the Reinsurance Segment. Working directly for the Controller as the Reinsurance business moves into a period of some change, both in terms of its structure and the accounting standards against which it must report, these roles have become more critical. What will your essential responsibilities include? These roles support the Reinsurance Segment Controller in all areas of their responsibilities, but with the primary focus on strengthening the Reinsurance Segment Finance team in terms of providing support, analytics, and management information to Regions, actuarial, corporate and Reinsurance Leadership team. - Critical areas of focus: -
--- Assist the Controller with his deliverable to the AXA XL division and AXA Group respectively as required, to include;
--- Monthly/Quarterly financials
--- Segment Timetable
--- GWP and Loss Walk
--- Ceded Result Analysis
--- Quarterly, Half Yearly and Annual Schedules.
--- Budgeting/Planning.
--- GL Reconciliations.
--- Provide Historical data to support business decisions, analytics, and reviews
--- Support in audits.
--- Expense Monitoring, analysis, and commentary on variance for budget and prior year.
--- Commentary preparation for Income Statement and Balance Sheet.
--- Provide support to the various project work that is ongoing within the segment
--- IFRS
--- Financial Redesign
--- Balance Sheet Substantiation
--- LOB Simplification -
--- Ensure process consistency across the segment and its regions by acting as the point person who sits between the two.
--- Develop relationships between the Segment/Sub Regions and the Group.
--- Actively participate in various Finance/IT driven management groups. We're looking for someone who has these abilities and skills: --- A highly accomplished finance professional with at least 3+ years of experience
--- Working knowledge of accounting practices and regulatory requirements within country
--- Qualified or part-qualified accountant. -
--- Experience of the insurance/reinsurance sector with good understanding of finance and technical insurance accounting & reporting.
--- Track record of identifying and analysing problems, identifying & evaluating options, deploying sound decision making skills.
--- Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills, exercising appropriate discretion in dealing with people from all levels of the company.
--- Excellent attention to detail and a meticulous eye for identifying inconsistencies or inaccuracies in data entry or data outputs.
--- Able to organize oneself, including effective scheduling, prioritization and time management skills and completing tasks to tight deadlines. -
--- Comfortable taking ownership for own work, identifying the need for action whilst working effectively within a team. AXA XL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Location : US-CT-Stamford Work Locations : US CT Stamford 70 Seaview Avenue 70 Seaview Avenue Seaview House Stamford 06902 Job Field : Claims Schedule : Full-time Job Type : Standard AXA XL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any colleague or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status or any other category protected by local law.

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