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Senior Accountant II

Company: Allianz Popular SL.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Type: - Full-Time Remote Job: - Hybrid working Employment Type: - Permanent ID: - 23616 Let's care for tomorrow. At Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty SE (AGCS), we are the global leader for insuring corporate and specialty risks in the Allianz Group. Whether it's aircraft, satellites, the world's biggest ships and tallest building, cyber-attacks or climate change impacts, AGCS has the major risks covered when it comes to protecting businesses. We are looking for an Senior Accountant II (m/f/d), based in Chicago Your Team Our team is committed to invest in our people through training and professional development while supporting you along the way-all so you can meet your career goals. To us, the most important measure of our success is yours .
- The Impact You Will Have Reporting to the Head of Financial Closing & Reporting, as Senior Accountant II, you will support the accounting activities for the close and consolidation of North American entities' financial statements for AGCS. Responsibilities include preparing IFRS and Statutory financial statements, including audited financial statements for insurance & non-insurance affiliates, ensuring compliance with accounting policies, monitoring company processes, and completing assigned project work. This role will be a vital member of the Financial Reporting team, ensuring efficient financial reporting and consolidation processes. Some of your specific responsibilities could include: Accounting and Reporting

  • Prepares monthly financial statements on an IFRS basis, including completion of ECCS submissions to AGCS
  • Prepares quarterly and annual Statutory financial statements (Yellow books) for the insurance companies
  • Completes reconciliations between IFRS and Statutory reporting. -
  • Drafts Footnote disclosures and management discussions and analysis for regulatory reporting.
  • Prepares consolidated audited financial statements and coordinates audit requests within Finance,and other functions. - Governance & Quality Assurance
    • Monitor changes to IFRS reporting requirements and ensure compliance with accounting policy
    • Participates in daily close meetings and assists in monitoring timeliness of close processes and identifying items for discussion or resolution.
    • Identify and execute on process improvements to minimize manual efforts and focus on automation or semi-automation of processes
    • Manage to the data quality standards within the team to meet regulatory requirements and internal reporting needs
    • Archive records to satisfy audit and statutory requirements. Analysis and reviews
      • Assist internal clients (e.g. other departments) with reports, research and other activities.
      • Key contact for other functions regarding accounting results, processes, and internal controls
      • Drive both global and local initiatives as needed
      • Correspond and answer inquiries with third-party entities, including auditors, business units, tax authorities, public authorities, and others What You'll Bring to the Role
        • 3-5 years of experience with Financial Statement preparation
        • 3-5 years relevant insurance accounting experience, including knowledge of US Statutory, GAAP and IFRS.
        • Computer literacy required; Strong knowledge of MS Office 365 (Excel, Access & database tools)
        • Knowledge of IFRS/GAAP/Statutory Accounting, with an emphasis on financial reporting.
        • Ability to understand, elaborate and convey information clearly and effectively in respect of the audience / level of management (both verbal and in writing)
        • Ability to identify patterns and root causes in complex data and processes to rapidly distill key issues and provide insight in various situations; ability to identify and initiate appropriate actions to remediate issues that can be abstract/ambiguous and follow through on their remediation.
        • Ability to work across teams (in and outside of CFO) and in virtual teams and being able coordinate team members without authority, able to influenced without authority
        • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business degree
        • CPA preferred The annualized base pay range for this role is $75,409 - $128,400. The annual base salary range represents Chicago market range. The actual salary for this position may be above and will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate. The base pay is just one component of the AGCS total compensation package. As part of our comprehensive compensation and highly rated benefits programs, employees are also eligible for annual performance-based cash incentive awards. What's in it for you? Let's care about everything that makes you, you We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where everyone feels they belong. We offer a hybrid working model, which recognizes the value of striking a balance between in-person collaboration and remote working. Please feel free to discuss flexible working arrangements with us. Let's care for your financial wellbeing We believe in rewarding performance with a great compensation and benefits package (details vary by location), including a generous bonus scheme and pension. Let's care for your opportunities to progress From career development and digital learning programmes to international career mobility, we offer lifelong learning for our employees worldwide and an environment where innovation, delivery and empowerment are fostered. Let's care for life's twists and turns From our support for flexible working, health and wellbeing (including private healthcare and generous parental leave benefits), to helping people return from career breaks with experience that nothing else can teach. We've got your back. Let's care for our society and our planet With opportunities to be engaged in shaping a future that is safe, inclusive and sustainable, we care for the tomorrows of our people, our industry and our clients. Care to join us? Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a global corporate insurance carrier and part of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business. Learn more about us by clicking here . Allianz is an equal opportunity employer, and therefore welcomes applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic. Diversity of thinking is an important part of our company culture. People with disabilities:
          We want to give all our candidates the best opportunity to succeed. If you need any adjustments to be made during the application and selection process, please email Recruitment Agencies: -
          AGCS has an in-house recruitment team, which focuses on sourcing great candidates directly. -AGCS does not accept unsolicited resumes from agency or search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired. When we do use agencies, we have a PSL in place, so please do not contact managers directly.

Keywords: Allianz Popular SL., Chicago , Senior Accountant II, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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