Accountant

Employer
Assurant
Location
Miami, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Apr 01, 2018
Closes
May 31, 2018
Ref
53956#GIJ--Assurant.1
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Assurant has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant! PRIMARY OBJECTIVES 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 services environment. The ideal candidate must be able to contribute to the Shared Service strategy and execution by applying their knowledge and experience. MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
  • 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
Education
  • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent experience preferred
Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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
Previous Experience
  • Minimum 2-5 years of accounting experience preferred
Environment/Physical demands:
  • Ability to work extended hours

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