Corporate Accounting Analyst (hybrid)

Date Opened: Sep 14, 2021

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

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Title: Corporate Accounting Analyst (hybrid)

Ref: 14/9/CAA


About Us


The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.


You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.


Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight). Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.


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





Belfast / Derry - Londonderry / Strabane


Your role in the team


Allstate Northern Ireland is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Allstate Corporation employing over 2,400 people in Belfast, Northland (Derry) and Strabane, providing support to the largest publicly held insurance company in the US.


Allstate Northern Ireland has diversified into Finance and Accountancy with a selection of exciting new roles, and we are seeking the best people with the freshest ideas to join our new team.  


You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.


You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places business solutions at its core.


You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them.


  • Prepares inputs to reserving process, support for manual journal vouchers, balancing controls, and trending reports looking for reasonableness
  • Executes account line item displays/account queries, and runs reports
  • Prepares schedules and exhibits used for GAAP and Statutory reporting and/or analysis
  • Prepares both basic and complex account reconciliations
  • Adheres to checklist of monthly/quarterly accounting close related deliverables



So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • A degree clasification in Finance, Economics, Accountancy, or similar discipline, OR
  • A degree in a non-finance related discipline but supported with a 1-2 years accounting experience, AND
  • Currently obtaining chartered accountancy qualifications
  • Possesses an advanced working knowledge of Excel; pivot tables, V-look ups and macros
  • Applicants must be willing and eligible to travel to the USA




We also have some desirable criteria


  • Possesses good written/oral communication skills and well organized
  • Possesses an inquisitive nature and demonstrates the ability to problem solve; not afraid to dig into the details and ask questions; ability to respond to ad hoc requests related to assigned tasks
  • Collaborative and prefers a team environment
  • SAP knowledge of FI-CO module
  • Desire to learn about insurance products and insurance accounting



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 21st September