Accounting Manager

Employer
Assurant
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Oct 05, 2020
Closes
Dec 04, 2020
Ref
R-87162#GIJ--Assurant.2
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

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

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