Senior General Accountant

W.R. Berkley Corporation
Published
September 23, 2022
Location
Houston, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Company Details

Berkley Oil & Gas, (a W.R. Berkley Company) is an insurance underwriting manager providing unique property and casualty products and risk services to customers engaged in the energy sector. Our customers recognize the importance of the expertise we provide and appreciate the opportunity to work with professionals who understand their business. We are in turn committed to delivering innovative products and exceptional service to them, our valued agents and brokers, Berkley Oil & Gas is dedicated in its efforts to be well-informed of the changing dynamics of the industry; support industry efforts to minimize and mitigate risks and hazards in the 'oil patch', and to constantly seek ways to improve our products and services to meet customer needs. #LI-Hybrid

This role will be located in our Houston, TX office where we have a hybrid work schedule - 3 days in office, 2 days from home.

Responsibilities

The Senior Accountant will report directly to the Controller. This position will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial information, reporting and analysis, including reinsurance accounting. This position will also be involved in budgeting, reporting and compliance, and audits. The Senior Accountant must possess a solid knowledge of accounting and GAAP reporting, pay close attention to detail. The candidate must display integrity and have a desire for professional growth.

We'll count on you to:

* Maintain monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliation, research outstanding items and variances
* Prepare quarterly statistical & tax reporting compliance with state regulations
* Reconcile data to the general ledger and automated journal entries
* Assist in Sarbanes Oxley testing and submission
* Provide reports and support items per external auditors' requests
* Assist with compilation of Quarterly CFO Narrative Report data and charts
* Assist with ad hoc projects as business Personal Property Rendition reports for CO and HCAD
* Assist with quarterly journal entries
* Dashboard Reporting
* Participate and assist with budgeting process
* Journal entry of reinsurance and reinsurance analysis
* Prepare reinsurance QS bordereaux and statements and follow up on collections
* Prepare XOL and facultative recoveries and follow up on collections of each
* Prepare Schedule F quarterly
* Prepare insured financial reviews providing analysis and commentary, including recommendation
* Special projects as assigned by Manager

Qualifications

What you need to have:

* 4 to 6 years of job related experience in general ledger accounting
* Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel
* Excellent analytical skills, able to research and resolve issues quickly and independently
* Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and staff
* Ability and skillset to use critical thinking tools when preforming job duties
* Ability to effectively work in a fast-pace environment with competing demands on resources, time and priorities

What makes you stand out:

* Insurance industry knowledge is a plus
* 2 to 3 years of reinsurance experience preferred
* Knowledge of macros is a plus

Additional Company Details

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer

Additional Requirements

* Must be fully vaccinated and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. *, unless prohibited by law. *Per the CDC, fully vaccinated means at least 2 weeks after (1) a second dose in a 2-dose series, or (2) a single-dose vaccine, and this status and definition applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Responsibilities The Senior Accountant will report directly to the Controller. This position will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial information, reporting and analysis, including reinsurance accounting. This position will also be involved in budgeting, reporting and compliance, and audits. The Senior Accountant must possess a solid knowledge of accounting and GAAP reporting, pay close attention to detail. The candidate must display integrity and have a desire for professional growth. We'll count on you to: - Maintain monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliation, research outstanding items and variances - Prepare quarterly statistical & tax reporting compliance with state regulations - Reconcile data to the general ledger and automated journal entries - Assist in Sarbanes Oxley testing and submission - Provide reports and support items per external auditors' requests - Assist with compilation of Quarterly CFO Narrative Report data and charts - Assist with ad hoc projects as business Personal Property Rendition reports for CO and HCAD - Assist with quarterly journal entries - Dashboard Reporting - Participate and assist with budgeting process - Journal entry of reinsurance and reinsurance analysis - Prepare reinsurance QS bordereaux and statements and follow up on collections - Prepare XOL and facultative recoveries and follow up on collections of each - Prepare Schedule F quarterly - Prepare insured financial reviews providing analysis and commentary, including recommendation - Special projects as assigned by Manager

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