Corporate Accounting Analyst (hybrid or remote)

Date Opened: Jun 23, 2022

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

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

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. 

 

 

Location

 

Belfast/Derry-Londonderry/ Strabane/Remote GB

 

Your role in the team

 

We are seeking a talented accounting analyst to join our corporate accounting team, you will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences. This is a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places business solutions at its core. 

 

The successful candidate will work alongside other NI based staff within the Direct State Reporting team, reporting into the Delivery Manager based within the US.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced, multi-location team, liaising directly with the relevant US state authorities in a crucial role for the organisation.

 

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual state filings
  • Reviews state plans to adhere to filing requirements
  • Works with internal and external areas to answer inquiries from the States and Filing agencies
  • Runs FDW and SAP queries to validate and reconcile filing data to general ledger
  • Adheres to checklist of monthly/quarterly accounting close and filing related deliverables
  • Prepares schedules and exhibits used for GAAP and Statutory reporting and/or analysis
  • Prepares both basic and complex account reconciliations
  • Assists in identifying process improvement opportunities
  • Works collaboratively within the team and across the department

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • A degree level qualification (or equivalent) in Finance, Economics, Accountancy, or similar discipline, OR
    • A degree in a non-finance related discipline but supported with a post-graduate qualification within a finance or accountancy related discipline, OR
    • 2 years’ experience in a Finance/Accountancy role
  • Obtained or working towards obtaining chartered accountancy qualifications
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel e.g. pivot tables, V-look ups and macros
  • Applicants must be willing and eligible to travel to the USA.

 

 

We also have some desirable criteria

 

  • SAP knowledge of FI-CO module
  • Knowledge of FDW

 

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 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 Thursday 7th July 2022

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