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Robert Half International Statutory Senior Accountant in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Description

Robert Half Management Resources is looking for a Controller to be part of our client's team in the Insurance - Casualty industry. This area is very dynamic and high profile, with significant visibility at executive management level. In this Controller role, your responsibilities will include process management to ensure models are correct and fully accrued each month, as well as the verifying and holding operations team accountable that end to end incentive processing, payments, accounting, and related financial controls are operating effectively.

Major responsibilities

  • Engage with various business partners for various program controllership and FP& A activities like maintaining accuracy of accrual models, appropriate accounting, and participating in true-up activities. Also answer queries from business, area and subsidiary controllers

  • Comparison of evidence and qualitative discussion of monthly financial results across global programs to support SOX controls

  • Ensure timely cash flow forecasts in collaboration with the Treasury

  • Obtain understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

  • Continuous reviewing of actual spend against budget, as well as directing actions needed for any expected shortfalls

  • Analyze and oversee controls to ensure they are effectively designed and operating in partnership with compliance

  • Reach understanding of key financial results and movements across programs to summarize and discuss with key business partners

  • Lead budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes and tools for the accountable programs

    Requirements - Highly skilled at communication and negotiation with prior experience creating trusted advisor/consultant relationships and influencing Executives and Business Decision Makers

  • Deep understanding of insurance

  • Property insurance experience

  • Solid understanding of reinsurance

  • Expertise in consulting

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field

    • CPA and/or CMA preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership across finance team by engaging with different groups around the world via virtual communication

  • Professional accounting and controllership or public accounting and internal controls experience and/or Internal Audit or Controls and Compliance

  • Proven analytical skills with ability to implement solutions and vendor management experience with good organizational skills

  • Skills to assess process and internal control weaknesses and identify improvements

  • Exemplary knowledge in office and accounting computer systems

  • ERP system knowledge required

Robert Half Management Resources matches senior-level financial consultants with remote or on-site jobs for interim and long-term opportunities in areas such as internal auditing, mergers and acquisitions, tax initiatives, and much more. Our staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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