Staff Accountant I

Jacksonville, Florida
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Oct 17, 2016
Dec 16, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Position Summary:

Kemper, a publicly-traded, multi-billion dollar insurance and financial services company, seeks a talented and motivated Staff Accountant to join its GAAP/STAT Accounting team in our Jacksonville Fl. Office. This is a fantastic role for a strong performer who is looking to greatly expand their knowledge of GAAP and statutory accounting. Kemper has a proven track record for developing its people for higher roles within the department as well as other functions and across its operating entities.

The Kemper Accounting team is a shared service that partners with and supports the Kemper enterprise of companies. As a Staff Accountant you will perform a variety of accounting functions in accordance with GAAP such as preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules, and account reconciliations. You will assist with the monthly close and account analysis process while supporting the senior accounting staff to carry out the responsibilities of the financial reporting team in an environment with tight deadlines along with STAT accounting functions.

Position Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent in work experience required.

• 1-3 years of experience in a Staff Accountant role – in general ledger accounting and financial reporting.

• Beginner to intermediate skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Access.

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Our employees enjoy great benefits:

• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.
• Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Savings Accounts and various retirement plans.
• Learn and grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs.
• Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs.
• Balance your life with generous paid time off and enjoy business casual dress.
• Protect what you love with discounts on Homeowners and Auto insurance products.
• Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks.

Kemper at a glance

With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper's underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers.

*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.
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