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Facultative Client Accountant

About 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 Facultative Client Accountant in our Stamford, CT office.

Job Description:

The Client Accountant handles all aspects of designated client’s premium account processing, serves as the primary accounting contact for the client and supports Gen Re client teams/business segments. The Client Accountant will generally be assigned North American based clients with a range of business relationships involving multiple business lines and reinsurance solutions. The Client Accountant’s accounting functions include: cash allocation, monthly balancing, billing, cash collection & application, monitoring and resolving suspense, and tracking/reconciling program business. The Client Accountant is expected to comfortably interact with internal and external clients and respond effectively to their questions and concerns.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and distributing client billing on a monthly basis.
  • Responding and reacting to client inquiries and requests.
  • Reconciling client statements.
  • Cash collection and application.
  • Managing receivables and suspense for their individual clients.
  • Interacting with multiple Business Units.
  • Ad hoc functions pertaining to account maintenance.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • College Degree or 3 to 5 years of relevant reinsurance experience preferred
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the insurance/reinsurance industries
  • Fluent Spanish written and oral communication a plus.
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Good knowledge of specific PC applications, including Microsoft Excel, Access and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Good customer service/client relations skills.
  • Solid organizational and self-management skills.
  • Strong ability to manage multiple tasks and projects to completion.
  • Works effectively in a team-based environment.
  • Willingness to take on additional responsibilities.

Contact:

Linda Dalesio, Human Resources
ldalesio@genre.com

Our Address:

120 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06902 (US)

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