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Accountant - Hybrid

Company: FM Global
Location: East Providence
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

More information about this job: Overview:

FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.

Responsibilities:

This position performs complex routine and non-routine accounting work including compilation, consolidation, and analysis of global premium for US GAAP and Operational Reporting. Specifically, the role performs the following:

  • Prepares moderately complex reports and analysis on a timely basis, including monthly US GAAP and/or Operational Reporting.
  • Prepares appropriate commentary or explanations relating to issues/information of particular interest.
  • Uses judgment to determine which issues/information warrant closer attention.
  • Develops solutions to complex problems which require regular use of ingenuity and innovation.
  • Operates independently under limited direct supervision.
  • Presents findings and supporting financial information to accounting management.
  • Conducts complex analysis of financial data/systems/processes and prepares reports and supporting financial information to respond to accounting and operational management's information needs.
  • Determines the best approach and methodology, collects data, conducts complex analyses, and interprets the results to assess the impact on the organization, policies, processes or procedures to maintain compliance or improve operating efficiency or effectiveness.
  • Incorporates new technology to provide ongoing, sustainable information and analysis support to the business as applicable.
  • Participates in accounting component of projects to develop or enhance financial systems, processes and protocols.
  • May include assessing financial processes to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Involves developing an understanding of new situations or regulations and identifying opportunities for integration with existing systems, processes or protocols.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in finance/accounting.
    • 1+ years experience in public accounting or 5-8 years equivalent experience of general accounting/financial reporting experience (preferably insurance industry experience).
    • Advanced knowledge of general accounting principles and practices with technical specialization in one or more areas.
    • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills.
    • Demonstrated project management skills; ability to multi-task.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficiency with financial systems and standard software applications (e.g. PeopleSoft; Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word). We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, flexible schedules, rich health and well-being programs, generous time off allowances, volunteer days and so much more! FM Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce. Please note that all FM Global visitors, including external candidates interviewing for open positions will be required to be vaccinated and should be prepared to provide proof of vaccination.

Keywords: FM Global, East Providence , Accountant - Hybrid, Accounting, Auditing , East Providence, Rhode Island

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