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Travelers Insurance Company Forensic Accountant - CPA, Claim in Helena, Montana

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Finance and Accounting

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$96,200.00 - $158,800.00

Target Openings

1

What Is the Opportunity?

Travelers' Claim organization is at the heart of our business by providing peace of mind to our business customers during life's rainy days. Our Forensic Accounting team within Claim, uses specialized knowledge and investigative skills to collect, analyze, and evaluate evidential matter and to interpret and communicate the findings in a courtroom, boardroom, or other legal or administrative venue. As the Forensic Accountant, Claim, you will quantify the financial aspects of moderately complex customer claims. You will leverage your accounting background and storytelling ability to get to the bottom of fraud allegations and ensure all parties understand the evidence and its implications.

What Will You Do?

  • Analyze, review, and as needed reconstruct insured accounting records and financial statements for property, auto, and liability insurance claims of moderate severity or complexity typically involving losses up to $500,000.

  • Collaborate with claim professionals, insureds, finance, and outside accounting teams to quantify and evaluate damages or losses sustained.

  • Counsel field-based property insurance claim professionals on unique issues involved in particular claims.

  • Develop and present training materials to enhance the skills of Field property and auto claim professionals in handling time element and fidelity insurance claims.

  • Assist in the management and evaluation of outside accountant resources, catastrophe losses, and communication efforts.

  • Participate in catastrophe response by providing accounting resource coordination, such as calculation service, expert review, training, and orientation.

  • Maintain an active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • Previous Forensic accounting experience.

  • Certified Fraud Examiner and/or Certified Forensics Financial Analyst designations.

  • Thorough knowledge of financial analysis concepts, principles, processes, and applications with general knowledge of the property and casualty insurance business.

  • Strong analytic skills with the ability to access and gather data and understand what the data represents.

  • General knowledge of accounting practices and principles with the ability to see the story numbers may tell and/or uncover what those numbers are trying to hide.

  • Advanced communication skills with the ability to present material concisely and clearly to varying audiences, and effectively influence business partners.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and follow through to ensure timely completion.

  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to think strategically and make sound decisions with many competing factors involved.

What is a Must Have?

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • Four years of experience in a finance, accounting, or related role.

  • Active and valid CPA license.

  • Occasionally meet in person with claim professionals and business customers and have the ability to travel to these meetings.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members – including spouses, domestic partners, and children – are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.

  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.

  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.

  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you’re eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.

  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .

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