Accounting Analyst

Date Opened: Apr 2, 2021

Location: Belfast, GB Strabane, GB Derry/ Londonderry, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

About Us

 

At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.

 

Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.

 

We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.

 

Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.

 

 

Location

 

Belfast / Derry-Londonderry / Strabane

 

 

Your role in the team

 

We are on the lookout for talented Accounting Analysts to join our growing innovative corporate accounting team who deliver quality reporting, working at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model.

 

In Corporate Accounting we're a collection of unique individuals who come together as one team to deliver results, develop and implement comprehensive solutions and share learnings. We are ambitious, analytical and continuously improve our ways of working, leaving things better than how we find them. We thrive in a supportive working culture where we recognise each other for the work we do, we win together.

 

We are critical to the control environment. We are agile, using innovative solutions we deliver value to our customers. We challenge ideas to leverage collective expertise and create the best path forward. 

 

We love what we do, we develop each other, and we have a lot of fun!

 

The Accounting Analyst I will report into the NI Finance team for delivery

 

 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

 

  • Posts and prepares intercompany monthly journals.
  • Prepare and process wire transfers for intercompany settlements.
  • Actively participate in the month end close including preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations, account rollforwards, and other supporting schedules as necessary
  • Quarterly Statutory input into Wings system for cash accounts
  • Balances files between systems for Benefits Accounting Team
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including auditors.
  • Innovate and collaborate with team both in Northern Ireland and Chicago

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • A-level standard educated graded A-C; plus GCSE English and Math’s pass
  • 12 months relevant Finance/Accountancy experience
  • Analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite with Intermediate Excel formula experience
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Detail oriented approach to work with ability to multitask while meeting deadlines
  • Applicants must be willing and eligible to travel to the USA

 

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Having a logical and analytical approach
  • Good problem-solving skills with an attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate well, build relationships and work as part of a remote team
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word

 

 

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

 

Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

 

We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

 

We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.

 

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

 

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 13th April 2021