General Re Corporation Stamford , CT 06901
General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re.
Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, supported by over 2,000 employees worldwide, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.
General Reinsurance Africa Ltd (a subsidiary of General Reinsurance AG) currently offers a permanent position opportunity for an Financial Accountant in our Cape Town office.
The main purpose of the job is to fulfil the Financial Accountant position. Finance department consists of six. This position will report to the Financial Manager.
Processing and reporting of management expenses
Monthly reporting of technical results
Management of accounts receivables
Reconciling general ledger accounts
Completion of annual expense budgets
Completion of monthly VAT returns
Processing of salary and other month-end journals
Maintaining the fixed asset register
Processing of reinsurance technical accounts
Completion of certain sections of quarterly US-GAAP and other reporting packages
Completion of regulatory returns
Various ad-hoc responsibilities from time to time
Very good IT skills (Excel and Word)
Strong written and oral communication skills
Strong numerical and analytical skills
An enquiring mind
Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively as part of a team, deal with people at all levels and in all areas of the business
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Ability to prioritize, while remaining flexible to deal with changing work demands
Excellent organisational skills combined with a high level of attention to detail
Preference will be given, but not limited to, candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act and in line with our employment equity policy.
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Closing date: 28 September 2018