Reinsurance Accounting Manager

June 5, 2024
Anywhere, United States of America
Job Type


Company Overview: Accelerant Re is a globally recognized leader in reinsurance solutions, dedicated to mitigating risk and enhancing stability for our clients worldwide. Our Reinsurance Finance Operations team plays a pivotal role in maintaining accurate financial records and reporting for our reinsurance activities.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the financial close for the entity
  • Prepares and reviews financial statements in accordance with US GAAP
  • Preparing and reviewing technical and financial accounting entries related to your assigned accounts
  • Ensure the reinsurance payables are receivables are well maintained
  • Providing group management with financial/accounting analysis
  • Work with actuaries to ensure booked reserves are properly recorded
  • Work with local finance teams in ceding entities to provide financial analysis
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors, and many other group functions
  • Involvement in internal control documentation to a SOX level
  • Involved in the implementation and integration of the group financial systems for the entity
  • Work autonomously with minimal supervision and quickly adapt to dynamic work environments.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Should possess at least 4 years PQE as a CA, CPA or ACCA accounting designation (or similar) with a proven record of progressive responsibility
  • Big 4 insurance audit and insurance industry experience and excellent technical accounting knowledge
  • Experience of involvement in preparation of statutory disclosures.
  • Experience of playing a leading role in accounting close processes.
  • Experience with general ledger, report writing and SOX control environment
  • Excellent experience reinsurance accounting and internal reinsurance arrangements
  • Experience of accounting for complex reinsurance transactions
  • Experience with collateral arrangements, reinsurance receivable management and reinsurance taxes an advantage
  • Strong interpersonal and client management skills
  • A strong proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications and industry standard accounting software
  • Must be confident, personable, and prepared to work long hours as and when required, including public holidays.

Enjoy our comprehensive benefits package designed to meet your diverse needs and support your well-being:

  • Work-life balance: We believe that taking time to rest and recharge makes us all better. That’s why we offer flexible time off and encourage our team to take the time they need to prioritize their health and well-being.
  • Health and wellness: We offer high-quality health, dental, and other benefits to ensure our team members have access to the care they need.
  • Remote work: Work where you’re most productive and fulfilled. This position is open to remote candidates across the U.S. Canada, and UK, who have the flexibility to work with our teams distributed across Europe and North America. Most cross-team collaboration happens in the mornings of the Eastern Time Zone.
  • Travel: We value face-to-face connections and believe that in-person interactions can enhance collaboration and build stronger relationships. Travel could be a small part of your role, with opportunities to connect with your team and our members in person.

About Our Company

Accelerant is a data-driven, technology-fueled insurance platform that empowers underwriters to serve their insureds more effectively. We are using advanced data intelligence tools to rebuild the way that underwriters share and exchange risk. With a current focus on the small and medium-sized businesses that power our global economy and their niche insurance needs, we align incentives to improve outcomes for everyone. Our full-service risk exchange supports our carefully selected, best-in-class network of underwriting teams. We leverage granular information on each policy to deliver unprecedented insight into insurance pools, and our specialty portfolio is fully diversified with very low catastrophe, aggregation, or systemic risk.

We are proud to have been awarded an AM Best A- (Excellent) rating. For more information, please visit

To apply, please send your resume/email to: [email protected]

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