Accountant

Employer
Assurant
Location
Woodbury, Minnesota
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Apr 13, 2018
Closes
Jun 12, 2018
Ref
54050#GIJ--Assurant.1
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified
Assurant has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant in our Woodbury, MN location! The Accountant ensures and provides accurate and timely financial information to support the SEC reporting process, Corporate accounting and Corporate management. Position will cultivate a continuous improvement culture and will participate in ongoing learning and engagement in a fast paced corporate environment. The ideal candidate must be able to contribute to the Companys strategy and execution by applying their knowledge and experience. Major areas of responsibility
  • Carries out accounting assignments that are varied and possibly difficult
  • Completes monthly and quarterly journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Follows GAAP accounting and SEC disclosure requirements
  • Interacts and provides assistance for accounting and reporting work and activities performed by all of Assurant
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business segments and stakeholders
  • Maintain compliance with internal controls, including SOX
  • 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
Preferred experience, skills or knowledge
  • CPA is a plus
  • Knowledge of financial practices, GAAP accounting a plus
  • Experience working in a corporate environment or shared service organization
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to influence peers within the company
  • Problem solving, attention to detail and results oriented
  • Ability to work extended hours
Basic Qualifications
  • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance
  • Minimum of 2 years of accounting or finance experience

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