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AVP, Corporate Reporting at Allied World in New York, New York

Posted in Finance 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Allied World is looking for a candidate to join our Finance team in New York to help lead in the financial reporting and analysis, development, and maintenance of financial reporting controls for the company’s US GAAP and IFRS financial statements and reporting requirements.

  • Review and preparation of quarterly, annual and periodic US GAAP and IFRS financial statements to Allied World's parent company (Fairfax Financial Holdings Group).

  • Lead in the research of:

    • FASB and IFRS developments and draft relevant accounting policy, including updating AWAC’s accounting policy manuals.

    • Developments in reporting requirements, evaluate peer company filings, and continually improve the company’s financial statements.

  • Lead in the identification and implementation of process improvements related to the company’s consolidated financial statement process.

  • Assist in development and review of the consolidated tax provision.

  • Provide updates to management on recent developments in financial reporting requirements, developments and trends in public reporting.

  • Develop and provide financial reports and analysis, as may be required.

  • Maintain financial controls and procedures in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley; develop and maintain departmental controls and consistent procedures.

  • Lead consolidation process and reporting related to AWAC entities under US GAAP and IFRS.

  • Accounting certification (CA, CMA or CPA).

  • Bachelor’s Degree in economics or finance.

  • 7-10 years’ experience in public reporting for insurance and/or reinsurance companies.

  • Detailed knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS; experience with preparing US GAAP and IFRS financial statements.

  • Detailed knowledge of SOX 404 and experience maintaining a robust controls environment.

  • Experience in preparing GAAP and IFRS tax provisions.

  • Excellent proven communication, management and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated excellence in written communication.

About Fairfax

Fairfax is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.


About Allied World

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of insurance and reinsurance solutions. We operate under the brand Allied World and have supported clients, cedents and trading partners with thoughtful service and meaningful coverages since 2001. We are a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, and we benefit from a worldwide network of affiliated entities that allow us to think and respond in non-traditional ways. Our capital base is strong, our solutions anticipate rather than react to changing trends, and our teams are focused on establishing long-term relationships that are mutually beneficial. Learn more about how we can help you manage your risk by visiting: Web: | Facebook: | LinkedIn:


Our generous benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, 401k plan, and Group Term Life Insurance.  Allied World Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion or belief, sex, age, genetic information, marital or civil partnership status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or their protected veteran or disability status.  Please visit for further information on Allied World.