Accounting Analyst Accounting Analyst …

Argo Incorporated
in Lackland Air Force Base, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Argo Incorporated
in Lackland Air Force Base, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Accounting Analyst
Lead Business Analyst, Accounting US TX - San Antonio/en-US/Argo/job/US-TX---San-Antonio/Lead-Business-Analyst--Accounting_R0002740/apply

Argo Group US is a national underwriter of specialty insurance in niche areas of the property-casualty market. Focused on the success of each of our customers, Argo Group offers specialty coverage through its six subsidiaries. Our full line of high-quality products and services is designed to meet the unique coverage and claim-handling needs of our Excess and Surplus Lines and Commercial Specialty segments.

Argo Group US currently has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Lead Business Analyst, Accounting in our offices located in San Antonio, TX. This position will become a member of the US Operations Accounting team for a publically traded, international writer of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance. The team supports the various US business unit leaders in the technical accounting for their various specialty lines.

The primary responsibilities are:

  • Serve as the business analyst lead on the reinsurance systems transformation project.
  • Assist in the enhancement of reinsurance accounting close and reporting procedures.
  • Act as the accounting liaison for US reinsurance communications with IT counterparts in the organization.
  • Lead all ongoing accounting reinsurance system internal data testing.
  • Creation and maintenance of future state internal reinsurance financial reporting and analysis for management.
  • Assist in the timely reporting and analysis of reinsurance accounts to intermediaries and reinsurers.
  • Prepare reporting schedules for quarter and year end supplemental reporting to the financial statements.
  • Special reinsurance accounting projects as assigned.
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements.

The job requirements are:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university
  • Clear knowledge and proven abilities in Reinsurance account and data processing and a minimum of 7+ years of technical data analysis, preferably in a property/casualty insurance environment.
  • Ability to accurately research and follow through on complex problem-solving items, as well as initiate resolutions at multiple levels within the organization.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage, prioritize and effectively meet deadlines for multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Strong teamwork skills and display professional demeanor encompassing companys vision and values
  • Remain flexible in a fast-paced environment and possess a customer focused attitude
  • Proficient PC skills, particularly in Excel, Access and Word. Skills in accounting and reinsurance software preferred.

In addition, you will share in those core values which are key to our success:

  • We desire to excel
  • We are committed to our clients and to each other
  • We have the courage to do the right thing
  • We apply original thinking

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you want to be part of an organization that is built on integrity, trust and respect, where teamwork and individual excellence are valued, submit your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations.

PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Argo Group, please contact our Benefits Department at 210-321-8400.

To all recruitment agencies: Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees. Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Posted 5 Days AgoFull timeR0002740

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in areas of the property and casualty market. Through its operating subsidiaries, Argo Group offers a comprehensive line of high-quality products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of its clients in four business segments.

  • Excess & Surplus focuses on risks that the standard (admitted) market is unwilling or unable to underwrite because of the nature of their businesses, their particular risk exposures or their loss histories.
  • Commercial Specialty provides standard-market property and casualty insurance and surety coverage to highly specialized commercial and public entities.
  • International Specialty writes both insurance and reinsurance business worldwide through the broker market, with offerings including specialty property catastrophe reinsurance along with excess casualty and professional insurance.
  • Syndicate 1200 operates through a Lloyds of London syndicate offering property and liability coverage.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. is headquartered in Bermuda.

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