Financial Accountant

Accounting/Finance New York, New York


Financial Accountant

Location: New York, New York


Who We Are

SiriusPoint is a global (re)insurer writing a worldwide portfolio of businesses including Accident & Health, Liability, Property and Specialty.

Bermuda-headquartered and listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SPNT), we are looking at ways to grow intelligently, underwrite profitably, and drive technology innovation in the insurance industry.

We challenge convention, disrupt the traditional way of doing things, and devise new and better solutions. We strive to be excellent in everything we do, and to continuously build knowledge and learn beyond our current skillsets.


Join Our Team  

The Financial Accountant is primarily responsible for assisting with external and internal reporting as well as the reinsurance operational and accounting processes.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with the preparation of SEC reporting documents, including Forms 10-Q/K, earnings release and financial supplement;
  • Assist with group consolidation, preparation of cash flow statement and footnotes as part of the quarterly close process;
  • Assist with the preparation of standalone GAAP financial statements and Bermuda Monetary Authority reporting, including the year end BSCRs, for the Bermuda operating companies;
  • Prepare supporting information and schedules for all SEC filings;
  • Assist with iXBRL review on SEC reporting documents;
  • Assist with monitoring, research and documentation of new accounting standards including implications on the Company’s operations, controls and financial statements;
  • Prepare disclosure checklists;
  • Prepare and record accounting journal entries in the general ledger;
  • Assist with various account reconciliations;
  • Assist with maintaining process narratives and controls under Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) regulation as relate to Financial Reporting;
  • Collaborate with underwriting, actuarial, legal and accounting teams to gather necessary information for internal and external reporting;
  • Assist with the preparation of analysis and management reports for senior management;
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors, as necessary, with regards to both the substantive audit and controls testing associated with SOX; and
  • Assist with ad hoc accounting projects, as required.


Be Yourself

We are building a differentiated culture and approach. We have shared values that drive our behavior and a culture that makes it a fun, exciting, and productive place to work and a great partner to do business with. You should be entrepreneurial, pioneering, open, and yourself.

Your skills and abilities must include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or Business.
  • An internationally recognized accounting designation (e.g., CPA, CA, ACCA) is preferred.
  • 2-3 years of professional experience in accounting or auditing (public company auditing/SEC reporting experience in the (re)insurance industry is necessary).
  • Familiarity or previous experience with Wdesk and Workday Financial Management is a plus.
  • Computer Literacy – advanced Excel, Adobe, PowerPoint skills.
  • Team player with a strong work ethic and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills plus the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Exceptional analytical skills needed for corporate accounting functions and fluctuation analyses.
  • Commitment to meeting deadlines and ability to work additional hours as required by financial reporting deadlines.


We Achieve More Together

We value and support the unique voices, backgrounds, lifestyles, and contributions of a diverse global employee base that contributes to our culture every day. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEI&B) is imperative to our success.

We are building an environment that imbeds DEI&B into everything we do and enables us to unlock critical drivers of equality, innovation, and success. We want everyone to be included, valued, respected, and supported to unleash their full potential.


The estimated salary range for this position is $90,000-$120,000. This is a good-faith assessment of the salary range for this position only.  In determining the actual salary within this range, SiriusPoint will consider a candidate’s relevant experience, location, and other job-related factors.