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Closing Date

2021-03-05 00:00:00


Accounting Analyst

  • Title: Accounting Analyst

    Ref: 26/2/AA


    About Us


    At Allstate Northern Ireland, we believe it’s more than just a job.  We believe in allowing our people to choose the direction of their careers.  It’s about you, your future and where you want to get to.


    Opportunity is the hallmark of the Allstate career experience.  We invest heavily in our employees, offering long term career development, personal growth and investment in new technologies.  Every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards — no matter which team you join.


    We believe that inclusive diversity is crucial to creating a culture of mutual respect where the strengths and talents of each individual are recognised.  We like to leave things better than we found them and deliver results.  We do all of this while having fun and exploring personal passions.


    Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance.





    Belfast/ Derry/ Londonderry/ Strabane


    Your role in the team


    Recently Allstate has diversified into Finance and Accountancy with a selection of exciting new roles, and we are seeking the best people with the freshest ideas to join our new team.


    You will work alongside people as passionate as you, focused on delivering the best possible user experiences.


    You will work in a highly collaborative environment primed to adapt to an ever-changing landscape and which places business solutions at its core.


    You will thrive, you will think differently, you will challenge convention and have the freedom to act with integrity, intention and speed; you will be at the forefront of developing capabilities in support of Allstate’s global business model; you will deliver results and you will leave things better than you found them


    • Completes daily and monthly balancing processes to assure financial data is complete and accurate, works with IT and other areas to resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
    • Process write-off, void, and reversal requests to customer and service provider accounts.
    • Prepares close entries, analysis and reporting for administered business, including trending reports
    • Executes account line item displays/account queries, and runs reports
    • Prepares both basic and complex account reconciliations and analysis as assigned
    • Prepares schedules and exhibits used for GAAP and Statutory reporting and analysis
    • Complete requests for external auditor during interim testing and year end inquiries
    • Adheres to checklist of monthly/quarterly accounting close related deliverables


    So, what are the essential criteria to apply?


    • All candidates must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK
    • A degree classification in Finance, Economics, Accountancy, or similar discipline, OR
    • A degree in a non-finance related discipline but supported with + 1 years accounting experience, OR
    • + 2 years accounting experience
    • Currently obtaining chartered accountancy qualifications
    • Possesses a strong working knowledge of Excel; pivot tables, V-look ups and macros; Microsoft Access basic knowledge a plus
    • Applicants must be willing and eligible to travel to the USA


    We also have some desirable criteria


    •  Possesses good written/oral communication skills and well organized
    • Possesses an inquisitive nature and demonstrates the ability to problem solve; not afraid to dig into the details and ask questions; ability to respond to ad hoc requests related to assigned tasks
    • Collaborative and prefers a team environment
    • SAP knowledge of FI-CO module   



    What we offer


    As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.


    Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.


    We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.


    We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.


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    Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities


    Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.


    We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.


    Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.



    The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 5th March

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