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Join this successful and rapidly growing company as the Senior Reinsurance Accountant! Palmer Group has partnered with this established client to search for the right candidate. In this role, you will oversee the reinsurance process for certain reinsurance treaties. If this opportunity interests you and you meet the qualifications listed below, send us your application today!


  • Uphold and prepare complex reinsurance settlements for assigned agreements
  • Coordinate work requirements and deadlines for and from other teams, journal entry preparation, and analysis of the results of the settlements
  • Assist in the maintenance and development of the automated reinsurance accounting system
  • Foster a strong understanding of the mechanics of the reinsurance agreements assigned
  • Research and resolve variances and inconsistencies noted in settlements by investigating and analyzing results
  • Respond to other departmental requests involving reinsurance information
  • Carry out reconciliations and analysis of complex balance sheet accounts
  • Hold responsibility for the accurate and timely preparation of month and quarter close activities
  • Serve as a first-level contact with assigned internal and external reinsurance stakeholders
  • Provide assistance with departmental projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting 
  • 5+ years of related experience is required, experience in public accounting or in the insurance industry preferred
  • Solid analytical skills, with the ability to identify, research, and develop solutions to accounting issues
  • Prior experience in statutory or US GAAP accounting in a life insurance company is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Oracle, Essbase, and Hyperion is preferred
  • Completion of or interest in obtaining CPA and/or FLMI designations is preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office products such as Word and Excel

Work Model:

  • Hybrid

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000, or email

Ref: JOB-41660

Palmer Group

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$78000 - $96000