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Accountant Senior | Hybrid

Job Level:  Professional

Petaluma, CA, US, 94954

Available until:  01/01/9999
Area of Expertise:  Finance & Accounting
Unit:  Allianz Reinsurance
Employing Entity:  Allianz Reinsurance America Inc
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Remote working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  21258

Allianz Reinsurance America, Inc. (AZRA) is a small, specialty niche reinsurer, domiciled in California and licensed as an admitted insurer in 36 states (including District of Columbia) and is a qualified, accredited or approved reinsurer in fifteen states. AZRA’s business focus is legacy reinsurance and run-off management of U.S. legacy insurance liabilities for Allianz Group affiliates and third parties including third party claims administration and reinsurance of asbestos & environmental, workers compensation, general liability and excess and construction defect liabilities as well as prospective reinsurance for strategic transactions. AZRA has approximately 150 employees located nationwide with the majority working on a remote basis. AZRA is rated “AA-“ by Standard & Poor’s. As of December 31, 2021 AZRA had total admitted assets of USD $2.4 billion and policyholders’ surplus of $295 million.


What you do:

  • Complete accounting worksheets, entries, control and reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS Accounting Procedures for the insurance industry.
  • Prepare accounting and financial reports for management, other affiliated Allianz companies, government and regulatory agencies.
  • Interpret accounting data, analyze reports and recommend appropriate actions to be taken.
  • Analyze and interpret new accounting principles as established by regulatory bodies (e.g., FASB, NAIC, AICPA, SEC and Allianz)
  • Consolidate and reconcile ledgers, records and related documents which support the company's financial statements.
  • Support financial audits for AZOA companies for GAAP & IFRS.
  • Develop, review, interpret and/or summarize financial results/projections.
  • Assist in annual financial planning and forecast processes
  • May have lead responsibilities for special projects.

This position will report to the Finance Manager.


What you bring:

  • 5 + years’ experience as Financial Accountant in Accounting Dept. or similar role
  • College level coursework in Finance, Accounting or related field
  • General knowledge of IFRS, GAAP, general ledger, and financial reporting.
  • Flexible and knowledgeable with tasks related to both Accounting & Reporting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of automated accounting systems (SAP Preferred).
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial operating statements. 
  • Ability to evaluate, summarize and present results of analyses.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Work as part of a Global team.


NOTE:  this position can be remote, hybrid or onsite


What we offer:


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. 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. We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.


Join us.  Let’s care for tomorrow.

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma