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Accountant in Sun Prairie at QBE

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Sun Prairie
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of established accounting procedures by preparing journal entries, entering transactions into accounting software and identifying and correcting any out-of-balance conditions
  • Prepare payment requests and distribute to accounts payable for processing
  • Support cash management procedures by appropriately allocating incoming cash, monitoring multiple accounting systems and maintaining accurate documentation
  • Align individual performance with regulatory and corporate requirements by communicating outstanding items and identifying, understanding and implementing regulatory changes to accounting principles to ensure compliance with internal and external audit findings
  • Maintain consistency with month and year end closing processes and procedures by reconciling assigned ledger accounts monthly and/or quarterly, and reviewing, investigating and documenting all reconciliations
  • Review and analyze accounting issues, communicate feedback to team members, share knowledge, review journal entries, resolve questions and provide recommendations to support achievement of business objectives
  • Assist junior level team members by addressing questions, reviewing billing information and maintaining consistency and close collaboration with the senior leadership team
  • Collaborate with management to resolve complex billing issues and/or conflicts that may prevent payment of premiums
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Adopt QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience


-2 years relevant experience

-Extensive accounting experience; statutory reporting experience; insurance


• Advanced working knowledge of accounting principles and practices and reporting of financial data

• In-depth working knowledge of products and concepts relating to the financial services industry, including financial instruments, financial management, insurance principles and cash and capital principles

• Applied working knowledge of finance technology processes, procedures, solutions and best practices

• Working knowledge of continuous improvement methodology and principles


• Critically review, analyze, synthesize, compare, and interpret information; use logical approach to analyze issues

• Adapt and be flexible in a complex changing environment

• Collaborate with people at different levels within the organization to accomplish a common goal

• Evaluate implications of project outcomes to identify opportunities for continuous improvement

• Communicate information in a clear, well-organized, and professional manner

• Provide technical and regulatory compliance support


Analyze and synthesize complex information to form options and recommendations; utilize effective research and investigative techniques

• High attention to detail; follow established guidelines to focus on details and complete tasks attentively and thoroughly

• Encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members; share expertise

• Anticipate obstacles and challenges, identify root cause and strategize plans to address

• Build long-term collaborative working relationships with senior managers across the business

• Continuously working toward improving education background; maintain current knowledge of developments in relevant field

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

The companies of QBE North America are committed to equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, citizenship, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. All personal information contained in this application will be kept confidential as required by law.