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Location: 

Windsor, CT, US

Senior Technical Accountant

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 

 

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.

 

 

About the Role

 

The A&H Technical Accounting (TA) unit is looking for an ambitious individual who will make an immediate impact in Swiss Re's Employer stop loss segment.  We are not looking for your typical accountant but an individual who understands that every member of the A&H team can have a positive impact on sales by how you treat our producers and end customers.  Your ability to seamlessly transition from performing accounting tasks to working in tandem with the company sales force, outside producers or the end customer to get issues resolved is critical to our overall success.  The position is responsible for a variety of different tasks including: processing premium, paying claims, month end processing and reporting and resolving problems.  The TA team mantra is to do whatever task is necessary at that moment to ensure our overall success and that of the A&H line of business.  Many of the tasks are manual, thus we are looking for someone who can bring a different point of view and new ideas to the team.

 

Position Job Functions

 

  • Develop an overall understanding of the Stop Loss business
  • Develop an understanding of captive programs and the unique accounting and month end reporting associated with these programs
  • Processing premium receipts as needed
  • Resolve premium discrepancies as they are identified.  This involves communication with one or more of the following parties: our Contracts team, Underwriting, Sales, external producers or the policyholder
  • Assist in the follow up of delinquent premiums, short pays or overpayments.  This involves communicating with one or more of the following parties:  Sales, external producers or the policyholder
  • Assist in developing processes for new business initiatives
  • Initiate review of routine processes for opportunities to increase efficiency and accuracy
  • Provide back up for claims payments as needed when the person responsible for this task is out/off
  • Develop an understanding and participate in the month end close and reporting processes
  • Interact with external and internal auditors and various corporate accounting personnel within the North American region

 

About You

 

  • Accounting degree with 2-3 years of work experience preferred
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to recognize a problem, develop and implement a solution and updated processes to minimize future occurrences
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize competing priorities
  • Customer service focus with the ability to interact with customers to resolve questions quickly and satisfactorily
  • Takes personal pride in doing a good job on every task assigned

 

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.

 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, customers, partners and communities healthy and safe.  SwissRe will require all candidates interviewing in person in Canada to provide evidence of vaccination when arriving at our offices. 

 

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