Zurich NA Accounting Policy Team Lead in Schaumburg, Illinois
Accounting Policy Team Lead
Zurich is currently looking for a Accounting Policy Team Lead to work out of our North American head-quarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.
The Accounting Policy Team Lead specifically related to IFRS 17 will plan, direct, and coordinate technical accounting research on matters specifically related to the adoption of IFRS 17 for Zurich North America (ZNA). This role will interpret / assess IFRS 17 as it relates to both P&C and Life accounting requirements and accounting decisions, prepare detailed Accounting memos for the various areas within IFRS 17, and develop and present education and trainings for Zurich employees.
Additional responsibilities will include:
Reviewing, analyzing and documenting key accounting decisions related to the adoption of IFRS 17 across ZNA
Providing technical accounting guidance and recommendations to senior management on specific matters
Leading various workstreams and work across the organization/workstreams in adopting IFRS 17.
Participating in assessing, developing, and implementing accounting policies and procedures and financial controls across the Company, its segments, and business divisions specifically in relation to IFRS 17.
Master’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration or Finance and 6 or more years of experience in the performing accounting transactions, analysis, and reporting areaOR
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration or Finance and 8 or more years of experience in the performing accounting transactions, analysis, and reporting areaOR
High School Diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of experience in the performing accounting transactions, analysis, and reporting areaAND
Experience building cross-functional partnerships and assembling and leading project teams
Strong communication skills
Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.
Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.
Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.
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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg
Relocation Available Yes
Job Posting 02/21/18
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 170009BE