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Accountancy & Finance

Accountancy & Finance at Allstate NI

The Allstate Corporation is the largest publicly held personal lines property and casualty insurer in America, serving more than 16 million households nationwide. Founded in 1931, Allstate NI has been dedicated to protecting our customers from life's uncertainties and preparing them for the future for more than 85 years.

Allstate became a publicly traded company in 1993, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol ALL. As of year-end 2015, Allstate had nearly $104.7 billion in total assets.

Allstate Investments has decades of experience pursuing strategies in a broad array of asset classes and geographies in both the public and private markets. No matter what the investment, we remain steadfast in our commitment to deliver strong investment results for each client.

Allstate NI have a wide ranges of roles available for high calibre Accountancy & Finance professionals to support the Allstate Investment portfolio.

Build Your Career At Allstate NI

We believe that loving your job is an important step in living a good life. So, whether you're an accountant or a finance specialist looking to grow your career, we'll help make your dream job a reality — all while you do meaningful work that makes a real difference for Allstate customers and our communities.

We seek out and develop the best people with the freshest ideas. Join our team, and you'll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. We'll give you all you need to bring your vision for success to life. Our collaborative, inclusive environment is designed to support each of our team members and our innovative resources and growth opportunities mean there's always something new to learn here.

Our people and culture are redefining what it means to be a professional services company. It's about creating a workplace where you can be inspired and be inspiring. A workplace where you can grow and feel a sense of belonging and camaraderie. In other words, it's about putting people first.

Discover a culture designed to help you thrive. We believe that people do their best work when they are supported with opportunities for excellent benefits and career development. Allstate employees have access to an array of benefits and programs to help support their physical health, financial security, work-life balance — as well as their personal career development.

Career development opportunities for Accountancy & Finance professionals

We dedicate extensive resources to developing leaders at all levels, whether they have direct reports or lead by taking the initiative. Some programs are available to all employees, while others are available to select audiences. Regardless of their role, all employees have a wealth of resources at their disposal.

Top 10 Reasons to join Allstate

  1. Take your career to the next level
  2. World class learning and development opportunities
  3. #84 on the 2017 Fortune 500 list
  4. Extensive range of work/life benefits
  5. A culture that enables transformation to happen
  6. Leveraging diversity and inclusion in everything we do
  7. Being a Force for Good in society
  8. Empowerment and recognition
  9. Be part of building a 22nd century corporation
  10. It's a great place to work!

Employee Case studies

Business Units

Accountancy and Finance professionals are required to work with the Allstate Investment business units which include:

Background Enterprise Processes:
The Enterprise Process Team is responsible for capital accounting, intercompany and other accounting transactions and reconciliations that span across all areas of the Allstate Corporation.

Shareholder Reporting:
This team is responsible for all of Allstate's external financial reporting. This team prepares SEC documents, the Investor Supplement presentation, presentations for the audit committee and reviews all Allstate presentations being used with external parties (rating agencies etc.).

Background Residual Markets:
Allstate as a voluntary writer of auto and homeowners insurance is obligated to participate in state run pools and programs. Each state has their own pool and plan of operations. The Residual Markets team is responsible for processing the premium, claim and expense participation and paying the related assessments, approximately 1,000 invoices, associated with those state pools and programs. In addition, the team also prepares account reconciliations and analysis exhibits related to the state pools and programs they process.

General Ledger Maintenance and Support:
The team is responsible for all FICO, Fixed Asset "FA", and ISCD ledger related requests for updates. This includes account maintenance, report maintenance, monitoring posting periods, running depreciation, security requests, table updates, system configuration for FA module, basic One Recon maintenance, and system balancing.


The Investments Expense team is primarily responsible for providing timely and accurate investment expense information to support Investments management business decisions and reporting of investment expenses in the external filings made by The Allstate Corporation. We also oversee the payment of department invoices and ensure that accruals are appropriate. The team is responsible for accurate expense allocations to Allstate legal entities and internal business processes. We partner with the Investments CFO to manage the finances of Allstate's registered investment advisor, AIMCO, and partner with IBT to ensure that client billings comply with investment management agreements.

The Banking and Balancing Team is primarily responsible for management and oversight of procedures and key controls that ensure the flow of information between Investment Department applications remain in sync and contribute to the accuracy of management and financial reporting. Additionally, the team ensures that custodial assets including cash and securities are reconciled to positions held in Allstate Investments' bank accounts.

Investment Compliance administers the compliance program for Allstate Investment Management Company (AIMCO) and Allstate Investments, LLC (collectively the Advisers). The compliance program is intended to provide a strong system of controls to prevent violations of federal securities laws and to protect the interests of clients. Investment Compliance must be objective in the performance of its work.

The GAAP and Statutory reporting team is primarily responsible for external reporting on Investments for The Allstate Corporation and its subsidiaries as required by to the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC - GAAP) and National Association of Insurance Commission (NAIC - Statutory). GAAP reporting has quarterly (10-Q) and annual filings (10-K) for The Allstate Corporation, Allstate Life Insurance Company and Allstate Life New York (annual only). GAAP reporting also works on audited financial statements for smaller companies and for the pension plans.

The Private Assets Finance team is responsible for advising and influencing senior management on strategic decisions; reporting on the investment performance of private assets, primarily equity-related; and providing leverage to the investment teams. This team is responsible for analyzing and communicating the historical and forecast performance of the Private Assets Group, including the development of the strategic and operating plan. The team consults and provides direction on structuring transactions, providing leverage to the investment teams so they can focus on transaction underwriting, execution and portfolio monitoring and management. The team works closely with internal partners, and collaborate with external partners, to determine the best approach executing private investments for Allstate.

The Limited Partnership and Real Estate Team The Limited Partnership and Real Estate Team is primarily responsible for accounting and reporting of Limited Partnerships and Real Estate investments. The team analyzes income trends and provides comment to management and works closely with others in Investments to set up new investment deals.

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