Atlanta, Georgia
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Sep 29, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
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Career Level
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The Accountant ensures and provides accurate and timely financial information to support the Segment and Corporate management. Position will cultivate a continuous improvement culture and will participate in ongoing learning and engagement in a fast paced F&A shared service environment, Enterprise Business Services (EBS). The ideal candidate must be able to contribute to the Shared Services strategy and execution by applying their knowledge and experience.


  • Will prepare reconciliations as assigned within BlackLine both timely and accurately according to the Assurant Balance Sheet policy
  • Creates and maintains SOP's related to assigned reconciliations
  • Carries out accounting assignments that are varied and possibly difficult
  • Interacts and provides assistance for accounting and reporting work and activities performed by segment
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business segments and stakeholders
  • Assists in monitoring key performance indicators
  • Maintain compliance with internal controls including SOX and MAR
  • Assist to ensure team meets all deadlines and deliverables in a timely and accurate manner
  • Committed to continuous learning and a continuous improvement culture
  • Committed to developing best practice solutions
  • Foster open communication and innovative thinking

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Accounting or Finance
  • 2 years of accounting experience

Other skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
  • Knowledge of financial practices, statutory accounting a plus
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to influence peers within EBS, segment and overseas partner
  • Problem solving, attention to detail and results oriented
  • Ability to work extended hours
  • Knowledge of Blackline a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Blackline Reconciliation/Matching Module experience
  • Experience in working in a Shared Services Environment