The Hartford Reinsurance Accounting Manager in Danbury, Connecticut
You are a driven and motivated problem solver ready to pursue meaningful work. You strive to make an impact every day & not only at work, but in your personal life and community too. If that sounds like you, then you've landed in the right place.
An exciting opportunity has opened up within the Navigators Re for a Reinsurance Accounting Manager. Navigators Re supports $600m of premium across a number of niche lines worldwide. The team has a strong desire to expand the breadth and depth of its Reinsurance portfolio with ambitions to grow its capabilities in the marketplace.
This position provides key support to NavRe underwriting. Serving as a key resource and point of contact for Brokers, Underwriters as well as accounting and claims. The ideal candidate for this position demonstrates a developing understanding of accounting, contract management and client relationships. In addition, he/she should be proactive, great leaders, good communicator and have the ability to multi task with structure.
This role can be worked remotely with the strong preference to be located near one of these locations: Coral Gables, FL; Danbury, CT or Stamford, CT for occasional travel to the office.
Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department including month, quarter and year-end process, accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts/disbursements
Develop and monitor monthly presentations and reports for senior leadership
Develop process documentation for systems and day to day functions
Promote cross training for accounting team to eliminate key man risk
Perform treaty reviews to ensure revenue is recorded in the right period and with appropriate support.
Provide recommendations, improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions
Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
Perform and coordinate SOX test of control design and test of control effectiveness for identified key controls
Proactively work with External and Internal Audit to resolve any audit queries
Proven working experience as Accounting Manager, Accounting Supervisor or Finance Manager - Managing Remote Teams is a plus
Reinsurance Accounting Experience Required
Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
Ability to process, organize and analyze large amounts of data
High attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to direct and supervise
Highly developed knowledge of insurance / reinsurance contracts, claims, coverage, financial transactions, reporting, collections and other insurance / reinsurance related matters. Direct experience handling complex casualty claims is preferred
Data Analytics/ Quality communications and presentations, often to senior management, with a strong analytical focus that consistently covers all pertinent issues on complex reinsurance matters
Excellent working relationships with both internal and external partners including Brokers, Reinsurers, Cedents, Legal, Actuarial, Direct Claims, Underwriting, Operations, vendors and/or IT, to achieve the most favorable outcomes
Collaborate and work effectively with others, including senior management
Project leadership experience with a strong record of success is strongly preferred. Demonstrated leadership acumen is strongly preferred
High level of discipline and ability to work independently to drive bottom line results
Bilingual - Spanish/English a plus
The listed annualized base pay range is primarily based on analysis of similar positions in the external market. Actual base pay could vary and may be above or below the listed range based on factors including but not limited to performance, proficiency and demonstration of competencies required for the role. The base pay is just one component of The Hartford’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term or annual bonuses, long-term incentives, and on-the-spot recognition. The annualized base pay range for this role is:
$94,080 - $141,120
Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/Age
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