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Senior Accountant

Company: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG)
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Come join our growing Human Resources Compensation and Consulting Practice at Gallagher! Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper.We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures. Gallagher's Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice unites some of the most respected names in human resource consulting. Our team of experts in compensation, engagement, leadership development, executive search, and surveys, uses industry-leading data and analytics to empower clients with the tools they need to lead their healthcare, higher education, public sector, and nonprofit organizations toward success. We draw on expertise from every category of human resources, then assemble flexible consulting solutions that streamline efficiency and strengthen bottom lines. The HRCC team is looking for a Senior Accountant to join their growing practice.-- Monthly General Ledger Duties:

  • Prepare accounts receivable accrual entries using Great Plains as well as the related contractor expense accruals and deferred revenue accruals.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist in the management of projects in the revenue system and make efficiency adjustments.
  • Prepare reports depicting deferred revenue, health insurance allocations, and month-end accruals.
  • Perform General Ledger account reconciliation.
  • Assist in preparing month-end financial statements and any additional schedules necessary for financial statements.
  • Make corrections on invoices and in the system to projects and also teach billing analysts and senior analysts to make these corrections.
  • Utilize current GAAP knowledge or researched findings to ensure accurate financial statement presentation.
  • Review the work of senior billing analysts and billing analysts to ensure accuracy.
  • Be able to discuss projects and billing detail with consultants.
  • Assist in directing billing analysts/senior analysts to complete their work as well as assist in their training. Required:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent job experience.
    • Knowledge of Insurance Accounting including revenue recognition, accounts receivable, carrier payables, producer and broker commission expense.
    • Minimum 8 years supervisory experience preferred.--
    • Minimum 10 years experience in insurance brokerage operational or accounting roles preferred.--
    • People leadership experience, including management of an offshore team.--
    • Knowledge of brokerage billing activities and dependencies.--
    • Agency management system (EPIC) experience preferred.--
    • Project Management experience preferred.--
    • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint. Desired:
      • Ability to motivate, influence and lead others, strong analytical and problem solving skills, and exceptional attention to detail.
      • Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize issues, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrated customer service focus.
      • Ability to lead change management efforts across the organization.--
      • Strong teamwork orientation; willingness to help larger team meet goals and responsibilities.--
      • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff.
      • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and achieve results in a fast-paced and changing environment and the ability to work with and analyze large amounts of data. U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
        • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
        • Must be 18 years of age or older
        • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
        • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities,--Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill.--Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
        • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more. Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please Note: Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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