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Accountant – US Statutory Reporting

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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 an Accountant in our Stamford, CT office within our Finance Unit.

Your Role

The Accountant will lead the preparation of Quarterly Statutory returns and Annual regulatory filing requirements for one of Gen Re’s US direct property and casualty insurance companies including all related schedules and filings. The Accountant will also have responsibility for quarterly analysis of the business results. In addition, the Accountant will be responsible for the US GAAP accounting of this same legal entity.

Responsibilities
  • Preparation of the quarterly and annual regulatory returns for one of Gen Re’s direct property and casualty insurance companies including complete Annual Statement
  • Complete the US GAAP accounting for the same legal entity
  • Analyze US Statutory and US GAAP variances in the quarterly and annual Financial Statements, technical accounts and investment accounts and provide updates to Executive staff
  • Provide Executive staff with financial information for Board meetings
  • Assist with various other tasks and projects within the larger North American financial reporting team

Your Profile

  • Minimum 5+ years work experience working for in the insurance/reinsurance industry (experience in Public Accounting, CPA a plus)
  • Working knowledge of US Statutory and US GAAP accounting frameworks
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Expertise with Excel and Office Suite products (Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and prioritize accordingly and to perform under tight reporting deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues in a diverse work environment
  • 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: ldalesio@genre.com

Contact

Linda Dalesio, Human Resources
ldalesio@genre.com

Our Address

120 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06902 (US)

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