Accounting Consultant

Location
Jacksonville,FL
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Aug 19, 2017
Ref
75141#GIJ--Allstate.2
Category
Sales
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field cant be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. Youll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers lives. Well help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, youll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And youll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.


Job Description

Where good people build rewarding careers.

Think that working in the insurance field cant be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. Youll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers lives. Well help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, youll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And youll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Accounting Consultant position is responsible for review and analysis of data, trends, statistical measures and reports to provide internal and external parties observations and recommendations that provide for positive performance of ADS (Allstate Dealer Services) reinsurance companies and retro accounts. This position is also responsible for review and oversight of certain outputs of the Setup Associates and Analysts, as well as preparation of calculations and documents for complex transactions related to the reinsurance companies.

Key Responsibilities

Account Analysis and Review

  • Review (QC) account set ups and changes to reinsurance, retro and TPA reinsured accounts
  • Prepare and analyze agent and dealer facing quarterly performance packages for all reinsurers, includes providing executive summary of key factors, along with recommended actions
  • Quarterly analysis of all retro accounts
  • Uses extensive analytical knowledge to manage profitability of reinsurance and retro accounts
  • Prepare and review audit/control reports out of various systems
  • Annual audit/review of all cession reporting
  • Review of monthly FIP (Flexible Investment Program) calculations
  • UPR (Unearned Premium Reserve) cession and commutation calculations
  • Monthly review of Trust Reporting
  • Monthly balancing and review of GL recons
  • Monthly review of bad debt
  • Quarterly review of business performance and presentation to leadership
  • Prepare Ad Hoc analytical requests
  • Able to analyze and reconcile complex issues regarding reinsurance/retro structure in order to support and maintain large sales opportunities
  • Uses broad business perspective to provide recommendations to senior leadership that result in adequate management of reinsurance and retro programs
  • Confers with agents & 3rd parties to address and resolve performance concerns/issues
  • Works under management direction when proposing business recommendations to 3rd parties and agents
  • Responsible for achieving results and supporting team members as needed
  • Capable of independent work with management guidance on new and unfamiliar tasks/projects

Job Description

High Level Communication

  • Utilizes strong communication and personal interaction skills to effectively, confidently, knowledgeably and professionally review, discuss and analyze programs with internal and external parties
  • Effectively uses strong communication skills to engage appropriate personnel in the performance of reinsurance and retro accounts
  • Responsible for providing effective communications to reinsurance, retro and 3rd party relationships

Analytical and Technical Skills

  • Standard knowledge in the use of data sources and applications to conduct research
  • Identifies and resolves basic data or set up issues
  • Ability to analyze data and review analysis prepared by others
  • Performs and evaluates basic trend analysis (e.g., competitor analysis, risk management, financial)
  • Produces consistent, detailed reports of reinsurance, retro & TPA program business results
  • Analyses of profitability of reinsurance, retro & TPA programs
  • Reviews and makes observations of appropriateness
  • Able to assist in legal, accounting, pricing and underwriting conversations that supports ADS business objectives
  • Reviews Participation Programs AORs practices to ensure consistency and adherence to policies and procedures
  • Answer technical inquiries, provide resolution guidance and furnish information to the client and/or internal personnel

Assist in gathering information/documentation for and providing responses to internal and external auditors, Home Office Legal and Accounting, states and other regulatory authorities

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total

Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension

and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life --

including a generous paid time off policy.

Job Qualifications

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite knowledge
  • Advanced organization skills
  • Ability to interpret complicated situations/issues and take appropriate action(s)
  • Ability to input data into multiple systems across multiple product lines
  • Ability to multi-task in a high pressure, high volume environment
  • Ability to interpret incoming communications
  • Ability to create and send communications to internal and external parties
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in an analyst or equivalent position
  • Bachelors Degree

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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