Job ref no.: CT3115413-01#8823

Temporary Account Assistant (9-month Contract)

Allied World Assurance Company, Ltd

Job Summary:

Responsible for all day to day cash and banking procedures


Job Duties:

  • Accounts Payable - including setting up payments in the on-line banking systems and preparing cheque payments
  • Ensuring appropriate documentation and authorization has been provided for claims payments and general expense payments
  • Allocating claims payments and certain receipts in the underwriting systems
  • Preparing bank reconciliations
  • Preparing cash journals (including receipts, payments, prepayments and accruals) and posting these into the accounting ledger
  • Monitoring cash balances
  • Assisting in ensuring compliance with established Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements
  • Ad-hoc administrative duties
  • Acclocating premium receipts into underwriting systems



  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of F.5 or above / with Certificate or Diploma in Accounting or related discipline is preferable
  • At least 2 years accounting experience or any office experience with accounting knowledge (in an insurance company would be an advantage)
  • Team player with ability to meet weekly, monthly and quarterly deadlines
  • Good time management
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload effectively
  • Experience in posting and reconciling journals in a general ledger system is essential
  • Good written and oral communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Highly computer literate, with advanced Microsoft Office products (particularly Excel)
  • Ability to cope with unexpected fluctuations in volumes
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment
  • Positive approach to changes in demand, process or technology

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More job information
Job ref no. CT3115413-01#8823
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Quarry Bay
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Temporary
  • Full-time
  • 2 years - 8 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • F.5- F.7 or DSE
  • Diploma or equivalent
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip