Team Leader - Operations

Date Opened: Mar 26, 2024

Location: Pune, Maharashtra, IN

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

Job Summary
This role is responsible for supporting the Accounting operations which cuts across the Auto, Property, Allstate Benefits, Commercial, Life & Retirement and other businesses. The role demands managing frontline employees by providing direction, coordinating unit activities, monitoring employee/unit performance, formulating and implementing action plans, recommending work procedures and workflow management.

Key Responsibilities
    Be able to partner with teams across both onshore and offshore locations
    Demonstrate implementation of Best Practices within the assigned Center of Excellence recommended by the Operating Model Team
    Provides expertise to support various financial and regulatory audits
    Understands the business unit structure and components that impact profitability and operational efficiencies
    Demonstrate capability to raise and manage accounting application-level accesses for the teams
    Provides effective coaching and feedback
    Drive optimization and efficiency within to empower the teams, implements performance management and progressive discipline processes
    Creates a positive and satisfying work environment through recognition, empowerment, diversity and acting as a role model
    Conduct monthly coaching, identify training needs, and recommend programs to develop future skillsets
    Effective capacity planning, contribute and implement strategic plans to achieve stated objectives and goals
    Assist with identification of future technology and systems, develop information management tools to effectively document and publish reports
    Candidate should possess good knowledge and work on Advance Excel and PPT
    Account and JV approvals
    BCom or BBA with equivalent experience
    Attention to detail, time management skills and exceptional initiative & follow up skills
    Ability to prioritize, multitask and work independently
    Knowledge of R2R, P2P and OTC
    Knowledge of Accounting and SOX audits
    Knowledge of General Ledger coding and JE impacts
    Knowledge to make informed judgement of accounts and related information
    Knowledge to understand the intent/purpose and expected outcome of JE
    Good insurance domain knowledge
    Good communication skills – written & verbal
    Ability to lead and motivate the team

Primary Requirement:
•    8+ years of overall Accounting experience mandatory
•    Knowledge of Accounting entries and impact mandatory
•    Experience of Reconciliations (Prepare and Review) mandatory
•    Performance and People management
•    Conflict management
•    Facilitating change
•    Problem solving