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RenaissanceRe is a leading writer of Property & Casualty Reinsurance. For over 25 years, we have helped customers and communities recover and build resilience through our industry-leading ability to understand risk, source efficient capital and rapidly pay claims. Our global team shares a passion for solving our customers’ biggest problems through a collaborative and entrepreneurial culture that empowers employees and rewards creative thinking. Reporting directly to the SVP, Global Corporate Controller, the VP, Controller - Ceded, is responsible for leading financial accounting, internal controls, budgeting, and financial reporting for RenaissanceRe’s ceded portfolio. In addition to deep technical expertise relevant for the role, successful candidates will also demonstrate the ability to collaborate productively in a global, fast-growth environment. They will support strategic planning for the Global Finance team, providing direction, oversight, and execution support for critical... projects within Ceded Finance to enhance work process and outcomes. This role will lead and manage a geographically dispersed team of ~5 professionals and work closely with Finance colleagues, functional partners, and business stakeholders. The VP, Controller for Ceded Finance, can be based in Bermuda or London. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Technical Accounting & Financial Reporting Lead the preparation of timely and accurate financial reporting internally and externally, following required GAAP and regulatory standards, including more technical areas Manage resources and processes to ensure smooth and timely monthly close, including forecasting and actual financial reporting, in compliance with US GAAP or other regulatory requirements Work with Ceded Underwriting and Ceded Technical teams to ensure accuracy of transactions and financial disclosure Engage with internal and external auditors as needed Monitor and maintain the internal control environment, ensuring preparation and delivery of financial data in accordance with appropriate SOX 404 processes Review technical accounting memos observing US GAAP, including highly technical areas Ad hoc support to the Chief Accounting Officer, Global Corporate Controller or other functional areas within the Global Finance team, as required Strategic Projects & Finance Transformation Identify opportunities for continuous process improvement at local and global levels within Ceded and Global Finance Work with key partners to implement solutions to improve efficiency and quality of output while maintaining the integrity of financial systems and controls Engage on major Global Finance initiatives where appropriate, ensuring senior stakeholder buy-in, achievement of project milestones, escalation of obstacles, and reporting on results Team Oversight Lead, manage, and develop a team of 4-5 finance professionals, demonstrating a commitment to inclusion and RenaissanceRe values Identify and champion the adoption of processes and systems to ensure appropriate workload balancing, support team engagement, and create career growth opportunities Model cross-functional and business collaboration and knowledge-sharing EXPECTED COMPETENCIES: A university degree is required preferably with an emphasis on business, finance and accounting; an advanced degree is advantageous A professional accounting designation (e.g. CA, ACA, CPA) At least 7 to 10 years prior relevant experience and deep accounting expertise in reinsurance and insurance standards, including Big Four audit experience, preferably within insurance or reinsurance Strong knowledge of US GAAP and other regulatory reporting requirements Public company experience with SEC reporting and SOX 404 Strong working knowledge of general ledger and technical accounting sub-systems Demonstrated experience with business process review and analysis, finance systems, internal controls, & data security concerns Thought leader adept at connecting dots and sharing information up, down, and across the organization Management and leadership skills with a track record of developing talent Demonstrated experience in efficiency and continuous improvement initiatives Agile project, stakeholder, and resource management with the ability to incorporate new information and adjust to meet evolving needs or priorities Proven effective collaboration within and cross-functionally in a global growth environment Executive credibility, including Board & C-suite level presentation, written, and verbal communication skills Solutions orientation Experience with relevant accounting and general ledger tools and software, e.g. PowerBI, Dynamic 365 Our people are our most valuable resource and core to our success. This is a fast-paced business environment, demanding a strong work ethic and a results-oriented approach. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a comprehensive talent development program, and a reward system in which employees share in the success of the company. We are an engaged member of the communities in which we live and work and have a locally-led giving philosophy with generous employee matching program, global and local community grants and employee volunteerism. We seek diversity, create equity, and practice inclusion. Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, disability, military status or other legally protected categories. RenaissanceRe is a global provider of reinsurance and insurance that specializes in matching well-structured risks with efficient sources of capital. The Company provides property, casualty and specialty reinsurance and certain insurance solutions to customers, principally through intermediaries. Established in 1993, the Company has offices in Bermuda, Australia, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. For more information about working at RenaissanceRe, visit RenaissanceRe Careers. For more information about RenaissanceRe, visit RenRe.com


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