Posted on: October 8, 2021
Assurant has an exciting opportunity for a Accounting Manager in
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.
Ensure the accuracy of the VPS financial statements reported to
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
Prepare client-level flux reports with analysis of material
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
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
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
Ability to build collaborative relationships with colleagues and
Ability to lead and motivate teams to reach a common goal
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
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.
Knowledge of US GAAP accounting for Insurance companies, and
revenue recognition principles
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
Benefits and Value Proposition:
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full
time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD,
life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All
aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the
Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and
qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual
orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or
To learn more about our current opportunities and apply online,
please visit: http://www.assurant.jobs
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Assurant, a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500,
is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AIZ.
Assurant has approximately $30 billion in assets and $9 billion in
annual revenue. Assurant has approximately 14,500 employees
worldwide and is headquartered in New York's financial district.
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