Talbot Management Accountant

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
04 Nov 2020
03 Dec 2020
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Talbot Management Accountant

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Building on 100 years of experience, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions.

Talbot (Lloyd's of London Syndicate 1183) is a member company of AIG offering both insurance and reinsurance from the London Market with offices and a local presence in Asia Pacific, London, Miami and Santiago. Talbot are leaders in the War and Terrorism, Energy, Marine, Financial Lines and Cyber insurance sectors. We also focus on additional specialty classes such as transport, political risk, crisis management, kidnap and ransom, contingency, property and treaty reinsurance.

The opportunity

To provide assistance with quarterly and monthly MI and analysis to group, the underwriting departments & overseas offices, as well as the production of board level reporting and the budget.

Key Responsibilities

Assist with production of monthly and quarterly board reports.
  • Including Executive committee, Audit Committee, Balanced scorecard, Staff briefing, TUL Finance pack, Chief executive presentation.

UW commentaries
  • Assist with production of quarterly underwriting GAAP result packs for underwriting teams, including variance analysis, commentary and discussions.

Overseas reporting

Assist with the production of monthly and quarter end reporting to the overseas offices. This will include:
  • Quarter end GAAP P&L's across all offices and all classes.
  • Quarter end Triangulations across all offices and all classes.
  • Overseas office board packs and QTR end oversight committee packs.

Assist with production of quarterly analytics to group
  • Including QTD & YTD technical P&L and Balance Sheet.

Premium management

Responsible for:
  • Timely production and distribution of weekly and bi weekly EPI and signed premium reports
  • Production of the monthly and quarterly aged debt reports and co-ordination with underwriting management to ensure issues are resolved.
  • Analysing monthly data and investigating and commenting on material variances.

Forecasting & Budgeting

To provide back up and assistance to the budgeting and management reporting team during the quarter and year end reporting process.

Development and improvement of processes
  • Streamlining processes and controls in the MI reporting
  • Integrating new data warehouse into quarterly and ad hoc reporting

Key Relationships:
  • Finance.
  • Underwriters
  • Overseas offices management and teams.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • The accurate and timely production of Management Information.

About you

As Management Accountant your experience and qualifications will include:-
  • Insurance experience essential.
  • Experience of working within finance department
  • Experience of financial planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Part Qualified or Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, qualified by experience).

What can Talbot offer you?

In addition to your basic salary, we offer a generous benefits package which includes 25 days holiday; private medical coverage; a highly competitive non-contributory pension scheme and contribution towards a wellbeing activity.

Talbot is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to eliminating discrimination of all types and actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusivity. We believe that taking a more inclusive approach to all aspects of the employee lifecycle creates an environment that allows talent to flourish, more effective collaboration, greater productivity and strong employee engagement. We also demonstrate our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) through charitable giving and supporting our local community through a range of events and initiatives.

Talbot recognises the desire of employees to work more flexibly both in terms of hours and location and therefore welcome discussions in order to facilitate this where possible. We are committed to ongoing personal and professional development, and provide a high level of support in order to help all of our colleagues achieve their full potential.

It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission - creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

Functional Area:
VA - Validus

Estimated Travel Percentage (%): No Travel

Relocation Provided: No

Talbot Underwriting Services Ltd (TS1)

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