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Cash and Investment Accountant

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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 in our Stamford, CT office within the Finance unit.

Your Role

Cash and Investment Accountant is responsible for monitoring and coordinating the daily funding for all North America companies. The accountant will also be responsible for booking the daily funding investment entries and monthly cash investment entries into SAP for all North American companies which includes allocation of income and purchase/ sale transactions. The accountant will be responsible for monthly and quarterly cash and investment schedules; internal and external reporting. The accountant will also reconcile cash and asset management reports to the SAP general ledger.

The accountant will create and update written manuals for the processes performed within cash and investments. 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 to reviews of expense audits and assist in establishing analytical reports for use by management.

Other duties include:

  • 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, asset management and income discrepancies.
  • Paying and tracking of various invoices including bank custody fees, state deposit fees and commercial paper fees.

Your Profile

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


Linda Dalesio, Human Resources

Our Address

120 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06902 (US)

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