Investments External Reporting Accounting Analyst
The world isnt standing still, and neither is Allstate. Were moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers evolving needs. Thats why now is an exciting time to join our team. Youll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.
Youll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.
Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from lifes uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For more than 89 years weve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatevers coming next to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. Weve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We dont follow the trends. We set them.Job Description:
The External Reporting Accounting Analyst is responsible for executing the day to day activities of the External Reporting team according to the controls in place. This includes preparing basic schedules that support external filings made by the company and performing analysis to identify and investigate unusual trends.
This position will report into our Investments downtown office in Chicago, IL and will be in the office 1-2 days per week.Key Responsibilities:
Develop / prepare schedules that support external filings made by the Allstate Corporation
Perform analysis (e.g., trend analysis, comparisons to prior periods, comparisons to expectation) on schedules that support external filings and work with other teams to identify / investigate unusual trends
Prepare journal entries to support the monthly and quarterly close; troubleshoot issues as they arise
Own and be accountable for execution for responsibilities; timely raise issues with processes and schedules
Prepare information and analysis to support external disclosures for Investments
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
0-2 years of related experience
Basic Microsoft Excel, Access and SAP skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Good organizational and time management skills
Flexible and able to adapt to changing circumstances
The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. May be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
Compensation offered for this role is$55,000 - $65,000and is based on experience and qualifications.
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.
Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.
As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary but thats just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, youll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.For a full description of Allstates benefits, visit allstate.jobs/benefits/
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