• Financial Auditor

    Location Name CT, Greenwich
    Date Posted
    4 days ago(11/10/2018 7:44 PM)
    WRBC Support Services
    Primary Location
  • Company Details

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    Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance. Each of the operating units within Berkley participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product.


    W.R. Berkley Corporation is looking for dynamic candidates for their Financial Auditor opportunity in Greenwich, CT. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of internal controls over financial reporting, property and casualty GAAP and Statutory accounting principles, and claims and underwriting operations.


    Travel Required: Requires overnight travel (approximately 30%) to Operating Unit locations. Travel is mostly within the United States with some international travel. The US trips are usually 1 or 2 week trips; international could be longer.


    About this role

    Perform components of financial audits of the W. R. Berkley Corporation’s (WRBC) Shared Services and Operating Units. Financial audits include GAAP financial statement audits, statutory requirements, and internal control processes.



    Required Education, Professional Qualifications and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university.
    • 0-3 years auditing experience (public and/or internal).
    • Interest or experience in the commercial property & casualty insurance industry.
    • CIA/CPA - passed several sections of CPA exam or passed all sections awaiting experience requirements.


    Required Skills and Characteristics:

    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel and Word is a must; knowledge of ACL, PeopleSoft, Hyperion Smart View, RSA Archer audit and compliance modules is a plus.
    • Strong work ethic, ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
    • Competent analytical, organizational, and communications skills (written and oral).
    • Knowledge of internal controls over financial reporting (COSO and Sarbanes-Oxley), a plus.
    • Knowledge of property and casualty insurance GAAP and Statutory accounting principles, a plus.
    • Knowledge of claims and underwriting operations, a plus.
    • Knowledge of Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Professional Practices Framework, a plus.


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