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Accountant - Reinsurance Solutions

Assurant has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant!

What makes us different?

Assurant is committed to providing a competitive rewards package which goes beyond the value of your paycheck. We offer an array of market-competitive benefits and resources to support your physical, emotional, financial, and social wellbeing goals. These include programs to help you invest in your financial future such as savings programs, as well as competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. For additional information on our benefits, please review www.MyAssurantBenefits.com . Below are some of our amazing perks:

  • Health Coverage Starting Day One: We offer competitive health and wellbeing benefits to support you and your family. You can choose from a range of health and dental plan options, as well as health plan accounts.

  • Disability and Life Insurance: We provide short- and long-term disability insurance, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.

  • Retirement: Assurant offers retirement savings plans globally. U.S. based employees are offered a 401(k) plan in which Assurant matches 100% of every dollar contributed, up to 6% of eligible pay.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Assurant’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) allows employees to purchase shares of Assurant, Inc. stock at a 10% discount with funds contributed through after-tax payroll deductions.

  • Career Development: Assurant offers a variety of internal courses, workshops, special projects, coaching and mentoring programs. Tuition reimbursement and other professional enrichment opportunities are also available to encourage continuous learning.

  • Work-Life Balance: We strive to provide a work environment that encourages work/life balance. Options depend on job responsibilities and may include flexible work schedules, telework, paid time off and part-time employment.

  • Family Planning Support:  Fertility benefits and support services with 24/7 access to nurse care services. $30,000 medical and prescription drug lifetime maximum benefit for fertility services. Assurant will provide up to $20,000 of financial assistance for adoption and or surrogacy.

What will be my responsibilities in this role?

  • Prepare various monthly/quarterly reinsurance statements.

  • Prepare various month-end and quarter-end journal entries.

  • Prepare monthly client balance sheet reconciliations and P&L reviews.

  • Assist in the coordination of the quarterly client flux explanations for various Assurant legal entities.

  • Prepare entity reporting schedules for various Assurant legal entities, including Schedule S and/or Schedule F, footnotes to the Annual Statements, and General Interrogatories.

  • Monitor Trust (custodial) accounts and letters of credits for various entities reinsurers used as collateral and reported on Schedule S and/or Schedule F.

  • Assist with various state compliance and financial audits as they relate to reinsurance and commission accounting for the department.

  • Perform quality review of SOX Controls.

  • Assist with the coordination of SOX Audits with Internal Audit and our external auditors.

  • Coordinate conference calls/meetings with the clients and/or other departments to resolve issues/discrepancies.

What are the requirements needed for this role?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

  • 2+ years general accounting experience or related

  • Knowledge of accounting principles

  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word

  • Knowledge of financial and regulatory requirements (i.e., MAR, SOX, GAAP, audits).

  • Knowledge of premium, commission, and related asset/liability accounts

  • Knowledge of Captive or Facultative reinsurance a plus

  • Demonstrates strong analytical and research skills

  • Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills

  • Good organizational skills

  • Detail oriented and able to work independently

  • Ability to multitask and set priorities to meet deadlines

  • Team oriented and able to adapt to a flexible work environment

  • Ability to work overtime, particularly during quarter-end and when needed

What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this position?

  • General office demands


Helping People Thrive in a Connected World
We work with the world’s top brands to make smart devices simpler. Vehicles last longer. Homes more secure. Problems easier to solve. And we volunteer in communities all over the globe to help the world become a greener, better place. We come from a variety of countries, cultures and backgrounds. But we’re united by our enduring values of common sense, common decency, uncommon thinking and uncommon results. So connect with us. Bring us your best work and your brightest ideas. And we’ll bring you a place where you can thrive. Learn more at jobs.assurant.com.

For U.S. benefit information, visit myassurantbenefits.com. For benefit information outside the U.S., please speak with your recruiter.

Our Culture Defined
Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant and why they tend to stay. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We believe that staying on top doesn’t mean sacrificing our values. We believe clarity of vision and a sense of purpose will carry us forward. And we take charge of our own success. We call it The Assurant Way.

Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products and other specialty products.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not use or consider race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in employment decisions.

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