Accounting Analyst

Accounting Analyst

Reinsurance Group of America Inc | Sydney, NSW, 2000, AU

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Position Overview

The role of the Accounting Analyst is to support the Financial Accountant(s) and FP&A Accountant with month end and quarter end close procedures, year-end procedures and related audit/regulatory reporting and all other aspects of financial reporting for the RGA Australian and NZ business and entities.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Preparation of month end account reconciliations / reports for two service entities.
Review and comment on variance analysis for monthly financials.
Maintenance of the fixed asset register, calculation and processing of depreciation and completion of reconciliations to the balance sheet.
Journal, accruals and bank reconciliations
Assist in the completion of BAS and NZ GST returns
Completion of quarterly and annual ABS surveys
Support the FP&A Accountant as required with the budgeting and forecasting process and production of the annual Expense Study report for Life Reinsurance business.
Treasury and Accounts Payable
Monitor and maintain the cashflow and anticipate cash flow requirements
Liaison and co-ordination of the accounts payable function with the regional processing centre based in Hong Kong (HK AP).
Manage the corporate credit card facility, ensuring compliance by card holders with the corporate policies for all expenses.
Maintenance of the expense and travel policies. Ensuring expenses are disbursed in line with corporate policies.
Minimum 2 years of work experience preferably in the Financial Services sector, specifically in the Life Reinsurance industry.
The person will need to have a degree in either Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field and is completing a professional accounting qualification (CPA or CA).
Well organised and can organise around deadlines or competing priorities
A highly motivated individual who has a pro-active work approach and be able to effectively prioritise and make things happen. ‘Can do’ attitude.
The person will be able to work harmoniously within the team environment and be able to communicate with a wide range of audiences.
A clear communicator, with good presentation and PC skills
Advanced Excel skills
Excellent attention to detail
Well organised and can organise around deadlines or competing priorities
Company Overview

Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated (NYSE: RGA) is one of the largest global life and health reinsurance companies. With operations in more than 20 countries, we support our clients and partners around the world with innovative approaches and customized solutions. What do you think? Better yet, how do you think? Have we piqued your curiosity? Consider a career with RGA. It’s the logical choice.