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Forensic Accountant, Claim

Location
Des Moines, Iowa
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. Thats the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Claim, Finance and Accounting

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$89,300.00 - $147,300.00

Target Openings

4

What Is the Opportunity?

Travelers Claim organization is at the heart of our business by providing peace of mind to our business customers during lifes rainy days. Our Forensic Accounting team within Claim, uses specialized knowledge and investigative skills to collect, analyze, and evaluate evidential matter and to interpret and communicate the findings in a courtroom, boardroom, or other legal or administrative venue. As the Forensic Accountant, Claim, you will quantify the financial aspects of customer claims. You will leverage your accounting background and storytelling ability to get to the bottom of fraud allegations and ensure all parties understand the evidence and its implications.

Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Analyze, review, and as needed reconstruct insured accounting records and financial statements for large property insurance claims.
  • Collaborate with claim professionals, insureds, finance, and outside accounting teams to quantify and evaluate damages or losses sustained.
  • Counsel field-based property insurance claim professionals on unique issues involved in particular claims.
  • Develop and present training materials to enhance the skills of property claim professionals in handling time element and fidelity insurance claims.
  • Assist in the management and evaluation of outside accountant resources, catastrophe losses, and communication efforts.
  • Participate in catastrophe response by providing monetary resource coordination, calculation service, expert review, training, and orientation.
  • Maintain an active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree.
  • Four years experience in a finance, accounting, or related role.
  • Active and valid CPA license.
  • Occasionally meet in person with claim professionals and business customers and have the ability to travel to these meetings.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Six years related experience in a finance or accounting role.
  • Certified Fraud Examiner and/or Certified Financial Forensics designations.
  • Thorough knowledge of financial analysis concepts, principles, processes and applications with general knowledge of the property and casualty insurance business.
  • Advanced analytic skills with the ability to access and gather data and understand what the data represents.
  • General knowledge of accounting practices and principles with the ability to see the story numbers may tell and/or uncover what those numbers are trying to hide.
  • Advanced communication skills with the ability to present material concisely and clearly to varying audiences, and effectively influence business partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and follow through to ensure timely completion.
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to think strategically and make sound decisions with many competing factors involved.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Businesses preferred.
Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer system and application proficiency (e.g., Excel, Word, Access, Power Point).
  • Quantitative analysis.
  • Strong relationship management skills.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Must have the ability to work individually and as a team and manage own workload.
Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email () so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 707457301-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Travelers
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent