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Accountant

The Accountant ensures and provides accurate and timely financial information to support AFS Operations and Global accounting. Position will cultivate a continuous improvement culture and will participate in ongoing learning and engagement in a fast-paced 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

  • Prepares and assists in the completion of more complex financial deliverables
  • Executes accounting assignments that are varied and possibly difficult
  • Performs reconciliations of AP accounts
  • Performs review/monitoring and QA of AP processing
  • Performs research and analysis
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business segments and stakeholders
  • Assists in monitoring key performance indicators
  • Maintain compliance with internal controls including SOX
  • Supports integrations (M&A) and/or system implementations
  • 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 thinkin

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Accounting
  • 2 years of accounting experience

Environment/Physical Demands

This position requires incumbents to regularly sit at a desk and operate standard office equipment such as a computer and phone. Employee is occasionally required to stand and walk, lift, carry and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to talk and hear. Required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to work extended hours, as needed

0% Travel

Other Requirements

  • Problem analysis and resolution at a functional level; critical thinking skills – detail and results oriented
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to interact both with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills required
  • Strong computer skills, proficient in a PC environment, proficient with MS Word, Excel, Power BI and e-mail systems
  • Ability to work professionally and effectively with

Preferred

  • BA or BS in Accounting, Finance
  • Knowledge of financial practices
  • Knowledge of auditing concepts · System-savvy
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong collaboration and partnering skills
  • Experience with system integrations, requirements gathering
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to influence peers within Global Accounting, segment and overseas partners
  • Problem solving, attention to detail and results oriented
  • Ability to work extended hours

At Assurant, we celebrate the differences that make us who we are. By assembling extraordinary teams from a variety of races, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, experiences, and abilities, we’re able to better reflect the global communities where we live and work. By working to remove barriers, we ensure equity for everyone. The pursuit of inclusion rests with each of us. Because it’s only by listening to and representing the unique voices of every individual that we can innovate for all.

For further information about Assurant, please visit our website: https://www.assurant.com/


Any posted pay range considers a wide range of compensation factors, including candidate background, experience, and work location, while also allowing for salary growth within the position.

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What’s the culture like at Assurant?
Our unique culture is a big reason why talented people choose Assurant. Named a Best/Great Place to Work in 13 countries and awarded the Fortune America’s Most Innovative Companies recognition in 2023, we bring together top talent around the world. Although we have a wide variety of skills and experiences, we share common characteristics that are uniquely Assurant. A passion for service. An ability to innovate in practical ways. And a willingness to take chances. We call our culture The Assurant Way.

Company Overview
Assurant is a leading global business services company that supports, protects, and connects major consumer purchases. A Fortune 500 company with a presence in 21 countries, Assurant supports the advancement of the connected world by partnering with the world’s leading brands to develop innovative solutions and deliver an enhanced customer experience through mobile device solutions, extended service contracts, vehicle protection services, renters insurance, lender-placed insurance products, and other specialty products.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Assurant is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not use or consider race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in employment decisions.

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