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Accounting Manager

Company: Assurant
Location: Naperville
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Assurant has an exciting opportunity for a Accounting Manager in Atlanta, GA!

Assurant Solutions is part of Assurant, the premier provider of specialized insurance products and related services in North America and select worldwide markets. Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and part of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has over $44 billion in assets and $8 billion in annual revenue.

As as Accounting Manager you will be responsible for managing a team of accountants working to account for the domestic VPS business, including month-end general ledger close, processing remittances from clients, balance sheet reconciliations and performing key financial controls. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the accuracy of the VPS financial statements reported to corporate

  • Manage a team of accountants focusing on a group of clients

  • Oversee monthly, quarterly and year end close

  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are complete, accurate and timely

  • Prepare client-level flux reports with analysis of material fluxes

  • Assist in preparing ad hoc reports as needed

  • Ensure strict compliance with key financial controls, including following documentation protocols

  • Maintain and update internal Sarbanes-Oxley documentation for financial transactions and support internal audits of related controls

  • Oversee preparation of workpapers supporting external audit

  • Coach and develop staff

  • Act as Accounting subject matter expert on systems projects, such as new client on-boarding or new product implementations

  • Lead staff to exemplary performance, determine and recruit resources required to complete responsibilities and tasks

  • Point of contact with internal and external auditors, coordinating the preparation of requested documentation and support of various audits

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Accounting

  • Minimum 6 years accounting with at least 3 of those years in a managerial or supervisory role

  • Prior experience with Revenue Accounting, Expenses and P&L

  • Ability to build collaborative relationships with colleagues and business partners

  • Ability to lead and motivate teams to reach a common goal

  • Analytical skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate among peers as well as upper management

  • Experience in relational databases such as Access, Cognos, or Oracle.

  • Experience working with multiple financial systems to obtain data to analyze the business.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team

  • Ability to multi-task, results driven, team player, can work under tight deadlines and ability to communicate with all levels of financial and operational personnel.

  • Financial system expertise, encompassing spreadsheet, queries, large volume data manipulation and reconciliation, and month-end accounting close process.


Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of US GAAP accounting for Insurance companies, and revenue recognition principles

  • CPA preferred

  • Insurance Accounting

  • 2 years public accounting experience

  • Experience in Insurance Accounting

  • Proficient use of advanced Excel

  • Familiarity with basic SQL query applications

  • Experience with SOX control framework

Benefits and Value Proposition:

  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.

  • We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our employees.

  • Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

To learn more about our current opportunities and apply online, please visit: http://www.assurant.jobs < http://www.assurant.jobs/ >

Follow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/AssurantCareers < http://twitter.com/AssurantCareers > (@AssurantCareers)

Company Profile:

Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ. Assurant has approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district. www.assurant.com.

Keywords: Assurant, Naperville , Accounting Manager, Other , Naperville, Illinois

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