Accountant - Chicago, IL

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Responsible for preparing monthly and quarterly journal entries, detailed reports and various clearing/suspense/agents balances account reconciliations for the North American entities of the AGCS business unit.

##Perform accounting functions as assigned including, but not limited to, reconcile and report premium both direct and assumed. ~crlf~##Reconcile and track incoming and outgoing cash as posted on various cash suspense account. ~crlf~##Reconcile and track incoming and outgoing claim payments and bookings to ensure appropriate clearings are posting in feeder system. ~crlf~##Prepare and analyze account reconciliations, clear open items in financial system SAP.~crlf~##Prepare monthly analysis on changes in balances and prepare individual metrics to track progress.~crlf~##Prepare monthly cash, premium receivable and other account reconciliations and related journal entries.~crlf~##Contribute to department and organization on special projects assigned by management.~crlf~##Ensure that all IFRS, GAAP and Statutory accounting related to your area are accurate and timely.~crlf~##Document policies, procedures and workflow for assigned areas of responsibility and ensure they are up to date.~crlf~~crlf~

##Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Accounting, Finance or Business;~crlf~##3-5 years of related business experience, ideally in commercial insurance;~crlf~##Accounting technical knowledge to accurately record accounting transactions;~crlf~##Experience with SAP GL and AR system preferred;~crlf~##Excellent analytical skills;~crlf~##Solid computer literacy, with advanced proficiency in Excel, including knowledge of MS Office software (e.g., Word and PowerPoint);~crlf~##Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;~crlf~##Ability to work independently and as part of a team;~crlf~##Ability to take on new tasks with a high level of difficulty;~crlf~##Strong organizational skills with an ability to multi-task in a deadline driven environment; and~crlf~##Ability to adapt to change.~crlf~~crlf~

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business.~crlf~Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world’s largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally.~crlf~For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.~crlf~~crlf~

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