Staff Accountant - Reinsurance

  • 10151 Deerwood Park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fortegra Corporation, an insurance services company, provides insurance-related products and distribution and administration services in the United States. The company was formerly known as Life of the South Corporation and changed its name to Fortegra Corporation in 2008. Fortegra Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is based in Jacksonville, Florida.

Job Description

As a Staff Accountant – Reinsurance, you will be primarily responsible for various accounting and administrative functions in service to our captive reinsurance clients including compiling reinsurer cession statements, administering reinsurance trust agreements, reinsurer payments and billings, preparing client financial statements, posting journal entries, and GL account reconciliations.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Compiling and administering monthly reinsurer cession statement

  • Set up new reinsurers and related reinsurance, trust and management agreement

  • Monthly reinsurer payments and billings

  • Prepare monthly/quarterly financial statements for clients

  • Perform month-end close activities, including journal entry preparation and posting

  • Running periodic financial reports from the General Ledger system

  • Administering and posting all collateral balances

  • Account reconciliations including resolution of reconciling items

  • Audit request tracking and support preparation/gathering.

 

Qualifications

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years accounting audit and/or tax work experience

  • Advanced MS Excel ability

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Oracle/AS400 experience a plus

  • Strong analytical, financial, and problem-solving skills

  • Insurance/reinsurance industry experience preferred

Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent work experience
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency required

Additional Information

Full benefit package including medical, dental, life, company paid short/long term disability, 401(k), tuition assistance and more.

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