Safe-Guard Products International, LLC Accountant- Reinsurance in United States

Company Profile:

The Safe-Guard Difference

Founded in 1992 and based in Atlanta, Safe-Guard Products International, LLC is the leading provider of Finance and Insurance products in the automotive aftermarket industry as well as the RV, marine, and motorcycle/powersports segments. The Company develops, markets, and administers the highest-quality programs and matches them with unparalleled customer service, advanced technology solutions, and industry-leading training. Safe-Guard is a proud partner to more than half the country’s top 500 dealers, the most successful general agents, and the largest dealer groups across the United States and Canada.

About Us:

What Safe-Guard Provides

  • Industry and Product Expertise: Safe-Guard is the leading North American provider of optional vehicle protection solutions.

  • 25 years of Finance & Insurance experience

  • No. 1 provider of branded protection products and programs

  • No. 1 provider of Bundled Products

  • No. 1 provider of Tire & Wheel Protection

  • No. 1 provider of Theft Protection

  • Top 3 provider of Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP)

  • Compliance & Financial Stability: Safe-Guard places the highest priorities on compliance and regulatory requirements. Accountable legal practices and responsible risk management are two key factors to Safe-Guard’s financial strength.

  • World-Class Administration: With state-of-the-art claims center technology and over 500 employees in Atlanta, GA, Irvine, CA, and Toronto, Canada, Safe-Guard is dedicated to delivering uncomplicated and hassle-free care to our customers.

  • Comprehensive Sales & Marketing Solutions: Safe-Guard is proud to support our clients with strategic sales, training, and marketing solutions from our in-house team to help drive sales.

Position: Reinsurance Accountant

  • Prepare reinsurance reporting packages for clients timely and accurately

  • Assist with servicing and accounting for existing reinsurance deals properly

  • Assist with preparation, review & approval of reinsurance payments

  • Monitor and account for trust account activity

  • Assist in implementing & modifying systems and procedures for accurate accounting and reporting of all ceded reinsurance activity

  • Design, generate, interpret, and publish ad hoc reports to Management

  • Accurately and quickly fulfill reporting requests from Sales, Marketing, Accounting, Management, and clients as needed

  • Communicate significant issues and trends to Management, providing recommendations as needed

  • Set-up new client reporting as necessary

  • Assist with the negotiation and enrollment of dealers / agents in new or amended reinsurance agreements.

  • Assist with the administrative functions of the reinsurance program.

  • Partner with key personnel to assist with the proper interpretation, recognition, accounting & operational implementation and reporting of reinsurance agreements

  • Lead analysis and reconciliation of reinsurance related accounts in support of financial statement preparation

  • Review & approve journal entries to ensure accurate recording of reinsurance activity to ledger.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  • Reinsurance experience desired

  • Insurance / reinsurance accounting experience desired

  • Experience in reinsurance captive accounting a plus

  • Experience in the integration of reinsurance processing and systems

  • Effective analytical skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required, familiarity with SQL preferred

  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of US GAAP

  • Excellent communication, organization, time management and prioritization skills necessary to be effective in a fast-pace work environment.

Core Competencies:

Teamwork/Collaboration: Support team members by establishing effective interpersonal relationships and cross functional partnering.

Job Knowledge: Clearly demonstrates a good grasp of key job functions, relevant terminology, technical processes and standards.

Customer Experience: Communicate effectively with customers, advocate customer needs and initiate resolution.

EOE Statement:

Safe-Guard Products International is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  • Reinsurance experience desired

  • Insurance / reinsurance accounting experience desired

  • Experience in reinsurance captive accounting a plus

  • Experience in the integration of reinsurance processing and systems

  • Effective analytical skills with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required, familiarity with SQL preferred

  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of US GAAP

  • Excellent communication, organization, time management and prioritization skills necessary to be effective in a fast-pace work environment.

Core Competencies:

Teamwork/Collaboration: Support team members by establishing effective interpersonal relationships and cross functional partnering.

Job Knowledge: Clearly demonstrates a good grasp of key job functions, relevant terminology, technical processes and standards.

Customer Experience: Communicate effectively with customers, advocate customer needs and initiate resolution.

EOE Statement:

Safe-Guard Products International is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.