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Senior Corporate Accountant

Wellington Wellington, Wellington Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 6, 2024

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Full Time
Chubb Life is the international life insurance division of Chubb, the world's largest publicly traded multiline insurer. Chubb Life operates in 31 markets within Asia Pacific, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East.

At Chubb Life Insurance New Zealand, we've been providing high-quality insurance products and services that help protect Kiwis for over 100 years. Our people-centered culture is one of our greatest strengths, and we're constantly striving to improve our processes and services to meet our customers' needs.

We're looking for a Senior Corporate Accountant to join our Finance team. This is a 15-Month Fixed-Term full-time role based in Wellington; however we will consider applications in Auckland or Christchurch for the right candidate.

Our role

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for driving the reporting aspect of the business budgeting and forecasting regime. This includes excellent stakeholder management with key colleagues around the business to collect and interpret both the numbers and the story behind those for inclusion in annual budget setting.

The role is pivotal to the preparation of various group reporting slide-packs, providing clear commentary on progress and analysis of variances together with updated forecasts will be a large focus of yours.

You will provide advice, recommendations and insights to the business and work closely with team members within finance to find solutions to complex and ambiguous problems. You will be a senior member of the team, providing mentoring to more junior members and fostering excellent teamwork in a supportive and fast paced environment.

Our ideal candidate

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in Accountancy and Charted Accountant qualified with 5+ years' experience, preferably within the insurance or auditing industry.

They will have a passion for budget preparation and analysis, monitoring against challenging targets for clear messaging to SLT and Group stakeholders.

In depth data manipulation skills in excel and/or Alteryx is therefore necessary to be successful in this role. Experience using accounting software systems such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, TM1 and SAP Concur would be particularly useful through not essential.

You must have full New Zealand working rights at the time of application as our ideal candidate will fill this role by April.

Our business is highly agile, so we need our workforce to be as well. If you have initiative and the ability to hit the ground running, then you could be just the person we're looking for.

Why you'll love working for Chubb Life

We offer a competitive salary package, and flexible work-from-home options. Chubb Life is committed to equal opportunities and celebrates individual differences by creating a workplace environment in which everyone feels welcomed, respected, and valued. We wear our Rainbow Tick with pride, and offer you the opportunity to continuously develop your career both locally and globally. Some additional benefits offered include a dress-for-your-day policy and promotion of health and wellbeing (including fresh fruit).

If we have described you and you have been waiting for exactly this type of opportunity, apply now!

Application deadline: Friday 8 March 2024

Applications are reviewed as they are received and as such the role may close prior to the deadline date.

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