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Travelers Sr. Accounting Exec, Bond & SI in Hartford, Connecticut



Sr. Accounting Exec, Bond & SI

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Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Travel 50% or more of time performing audits. Perform higher severity, large and/or complex audits and other financial analyses for Bond Construction Services Claim and Underwriting with minimal supervision. Manage trust accounts. Assist Claim Executive/Counsel in the preparation of Large Loss Memos, quarterly claim reports and reserve analyses to accurately reflect loss development, potential/actual financial exposure and reinsurance, with minimal supervision. Prepare reports which assess potential payment and performance bond exposures on higher severity or complex construction Bond & Financial Products Claims (e.g. evaluate contract revenues, outstanding payable obligations, and cash flow projections.). Prepare reports for higher severity or complex claims to assess the financial condition of contractor, evaluating net worth and working capital. Provide technical assistance, guidance and recommendations with complex accounting issues, principles, and tax-related matters. Make appropriate decisions and make appropriate recommendations to management when necessary. Assure that all policies and procedures, including compliance, regulatory and Bond performance and customer service standards are met or exceeded. Identify salvage opportunities in the earliest stages of claim development and coordinate recovery efforts with the Salvage Unit and claims management. Independently pursue recovery sources, when appropriate. Make quick, sound decisions and negotiate terms and conditions consistent with Bond standards. Assist/mentor less experienced colleagues. Maintain knowledge of law, legislative initiatives and judicial trends as relates to industry and accounting.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Category:

Finance and Accounting

Job Summary:

Perform accounting services and financial analyses to assist Bond Construction Services personnel in the investigation, analysis, evaluation and disposition of claims, typically of higher severity or complexity, achieving superior customer service and claim results at the most reasonable cost. Interact and collaborate with claim and underwriting colleagues as well as with external business associates.

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Physical Requirements:

Continuous periods of sitting. Use of standard office equipment. Ability to travel required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, or related area of study required. Minimum of 5 years of related work experience required. Travel required approximately 50% of the time.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Primary Location:

Naperville - Illinois - United States

Secondary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States, Nationwide, Philadelphia - Pennsylvania - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.