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Job Description: Accounting Assistant

HDI Global Specialty SE - Canadian Branch (HSCB)

About us:

HDI Global Specialty SE is part of HDI Global Group working alongside Hannover Re, both being strong and established players in the insurance and reinsurance market. Combining the specialty activities of the Talanx Group in HDI Global Specialty SE, we have created an excellent platform for putting together cross-business segment expertise and network reach. HDI Global Specialty Canada is a federally regulated Branch of HDI Global Specialty SE domiciled in Germany.

Job Purpose:

The Accounting Assistant will predominantly assist with the Technical Accounting & Credit Control aspects within the Finance Team.

To include the daily identification, analysis and booking of technical entries, supporting both the Single Risk Underwriting and Delegated Authority business of the Canada Branch as well as policy cross-checking and completeness reconciliations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identification, analysis and booking of Single Risk remittances
  • Identification, analysis and booking of Delegated Authority remittances
  • Assist with monitoring of Single Risk claim bookings
  • Assist with the booking of Delegated Authority transactions
  • Analysis of expired underwriting policies
  • Assist with the collation of Broker statement process
  • Prepare monthly / quarterly reconciliations
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly cash-flows
  • Assist with the collation and population of the management information requirements
  • Work with the team to ensure quarterly book close’s run smoothly
  • Work closely with our internal underwriters & claims team
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Education:
  • University / College graduate
  • Experience:
  • Insurance knowledge / accounting experience (highly advantageous)
  • Intermediate level excel capabilities

Particular performance requirements:

  • Data integrity and accuracy are what we strive to achieve
  • Ability to fit in with the team, organisational structures and reporting lines
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills demonstrating high degree of professionalism

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $42,000.00-$46,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Toronto, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Secondary School (preferred)


  • Insurance (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Toronto, ON

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