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Reinsurance Accountant, Associate in Brighton, MA at Global Atlantic

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Brighton, MA
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description


Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad range of retirement, life and reinsurance products designed to help our customers address financial challenges with confidence. A variety of options help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs. In addition, Global Atlantic offers custom solutions and responsive service for the capital, risk and legacy-business management of life and annuity insurance companies around the world.

Global Atlantic offers employees the unique opportunity to work in a fast-paced and collaborative working environment that rewards performance. The company’s unique entrepreneurial culture encourages all employees to assume significant levels of responsibility.  Global Atlantic invests in its people because it believes they are critical to the long term success of its business.


Global Atlantic has a challenging opportunity for a Reinsurance Accounting Associate, located in our Brighton, MA office. This enthusiastic, self-motivated individual will be part of a team oriented environment supporting multiple operations, their teams and leadership throughout the organization. The individual will be responsible for treaty administration, reinsurance accounting, reporting, transaction analysis, ongoing process improvements and internal controls across multiple bases of accounting: USGAAP, NAIC, and Bermuda Statutory.


  • Perform monthly and or quarterly closing procedures, reinsurance journal entries, reconciliations, and analyses;
  • Develop and maintain standardized reinsurance reports required for monitoring results;
  • Review treaty documentation; verify information complies with terms and conditions of treaties;
  • Prepare analysis and commentary on key business drivers related to reinsurance;
  • Serve as the accounting support during new transactions;
  • Develop and implement standard reinsurance accounting models;
  • Maintain effective internal controls, support internal and external audits, and regulatory examinations;
  • Drive process improvements and automation efforts;
  • Participate in special projects with cross-divisional and corporate impacts, with particular focus on collaboration and effective communication;


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting;
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in the insurance industry or public accounting, including 2 years of reinsurance accounting required;
  • Team player, positive attitude, results oriented;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to draw conclusions from research;
  • Must be well-organized, innovative, and possess a high level of initiative;
  • Strong communication skills, work ethic and high-level of personal integrity and accountability;
  • Experience with PeopleSoft General Ledger, Hyperion Financial Management and Smartview/Essbase preferred;

Global Atlantic is an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.


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