Accounting Operations Manager

28201, Charlotte
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Oct 31, 2020
Dec 30, 2020
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The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Job Description

Job Family Summary
The Ivantage Accounting Operations team is responsible for various operational processes such as agency and expanded market vendor commissions processing, monthly closing processes, and reporting of consolidated GAAP & Statutory financial results.  The team is accountable for ensuring that processes meet the needs of agents and various other internal and external stakeholders, including expanded market vendors.

Job Summary
The Accounting Operations Consultant ll conducts regular analyses of all existing accounting processes to determine the accuracy of each entry in the accounting system; as well as, contributes to the planning, development, and implementation of any corrections need.  This role is accountable for the accuracy and integrity Account Payables and Account Receivables, including the input transactions to the receivable/payable system, writing checks and posting to customer accounts.
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Key Responsibilities

  • Exhibits strong understanding of core business processes as it relates to a variety of general accounting support tasks in an accounting department
  • Allocates day-to-day operations for the team of accounting operations analysts, delegates clearly and comfortably when managing and prioritizing workloads, and provide feedback on performance
  • Ensures compliance with all accounting standards and reporting guidelines issued by the FASB, SEC and NAIC.
  • Leverage analytical and technical tools, such as Excel, Business Intelligence and SAP, to research and answer moderate to complex accounting related questions and communicate findings clearly
  • Proactively investigate questionable data and trends and escalate findings where appropriate
  • Identifies, clarifies and resolves the evaluation of existing procedures and processes for improvement and provides recommendations to leadership to guide decision making
  • With direction, participates and contributes to accounting operational and technical projects of moderate complexity and scope
  • Work collaboratively within the team and across the department

Job Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree. Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 2+ years of prior accounting or related experience
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable experience preferred
  • Agent commission processing knowledge a plus.
  • Solid PC skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and Office
  • Knowledge of SAP accounting system a plus
  • Beginner general knowledge of GAAP.  Insurance knowledge a plus
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well with and effectively with others on a team
  • Intellectual curiosity and drive for continuous improvement – personally and with work assignments.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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