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Insurance Controllership Manager

Company: Accenture
Location: Louisville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations services and Accenture Song all powered by the worlds largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 710,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.Operations is one of four servicesthe others are Accenture Song, Technology and Strategy & ConsultingAs a member of the Commercial Lines Controllership, the Assistant Manager serves a critical role in the management of the client s quarterly financial close and preparation of accurate external reporting of financial information in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles US GAAP , statutory accounting principles and internal policies. Central to this role is ensuring the close calendar is being adhered to and that issues are identified in a timely manner and effectively managed, maintaining data integrity and a robust control environment, possessing a command of our legal entity and general ledger structures, and driving process improvements. In addition to working across the Controllership in North America, this role will also involve partnering with other stakeholders beyond Finance to support an efficient close process.Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Commercial Lines Controller in executing quarterly and annual accounting close processes on US GAAP and US statutory bases, with a primary focus on underwriting technical activities, across multiple US domiciled insurance entities this will include both controlling and financial analysis of results
  • Proactively manage adherence to the quarterly General Insurance and Corporate financial close calendars align closely with Segment Controllers and Shared Service Center personnel throughout the close process, anticipate issues or challenges to timelines and ensure proper escalation
  • Support and contribute to management and execution of projects and workstreams associated with significant transactions, system implementations migrations and ad hoc activities, including those which are business driven
  • Execute primary review of key balance sheet reconciliations, formulating and executing action plans for substantiation resolution of open items
  • Identify opportunities and contribute to strengthening the control environment and implementing processBasic Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 7 years experience in one or a combination of the following Insurance, Financial Services, and or Finance AccountingPreferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor s degree with a major in a quantitative field e.g., Finance, Accounting, Math, Statistics advanced degree or CPA a plus
      • Experience in controllership or financial reporting role at a public company insurance sector experience a plus
      • Qualified CPA or CPA candidate with a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience, particularly in a controllership or financial reporting role at a public company insurance sector and or agency experience a plusProfessional Skills:
        • Comfortable operating in a dynamic, transformational environment, where change is embraced and viewed as an opportunity for one s own professional development and to drive process improvement for the team and broader organization
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation development and delivery, with an ability to effectively work across teams
        • Organizational skills and ability to multitask with a variety of systems and processes to meet competing deadlines
        • Highly motivated, attention to details, Strong analytical and critical problem solving skills
        • Strong attention to detail, where accuracy and precision are critical to success, yet possessing an ability to step back and appreciate broader objectives around analysis of results and connection to public and regulatory disclosures of our General Insurance business
        • Demonstrated ability to interact with and manage resources in an onshore offshore staffing model
        • Systems technical acumen, with a desire and aptitude to learn and master new financial accounting and reporting systems
        • Strong project management and change management capabilities, with a clear desire to be a part of developing solutions and driving matters to completion, particularly execution on integration opportunities
        • Self starterCompensation for roles at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits) Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role California: $100,400 to $196,500 Colorado: $100,400 to $169,800 New York City: $116,000 to $196,500 Washington: $107,000 to $180,800 What We BelieveWe have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/about/inclusion-diversity/us-workforce) Equal Employment Opportunity StatementAccenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement (https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/Careers/PDF-9/Accenture-Annual-Policy-Statement-Regarding-EEO-2018-Applicant.pdf) .Requesting An AccommodationAccenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/contact-us) or speak with your recruiter.Other Employment StatementsApplicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

Keywords: Accenture, Knoxville , Insurance Controllership Manager, Executive , Louisville, Tennessee

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