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Accountant - Hybrid

Company: FM Global
Location: Clayville
Posted on: August 4, 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. This is a hybrid position located in Johnston, RI. This role will work in our corporate headquarters three days per week and work from a home office two days per week.

Responsibilities:

Prepares reports and conducts moderately complex analysis of financial data on a timely basis; prepares ledgers and makes journal entries. Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems. May refer to established policies and procedures. Operates independently under limited supervision. Presents findings and supporting financial information to accounting management; prepares appropriate commentary or explanations relating to issues/information of particular interest; uses judgment to determine which issues/information warrant closer attention. May conduct investigations of accounts, if needed. Communicates with operating or staff personnel to supply or explain data, secure information, or offer additional support. May provide advice on accounting-related issues, using proven and documented principles to support recommendations. Represents organization as a prime contact on projects. Interacts with senior internal and external staff on significant matters often requiring coordination. Identifies accounting systems that need strengthening and makes appropriate recommendations for improvement to accounting management. Participates in special projects to provide moderately complex accounting information and support. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree in Accounting/Finance (other business degree in combination with strong work experience may be considered!)
  • Prefer professional certification (CPA, CMA)2+ years experience in general accounting/financial reporting experience
  • Advanced knowledge of general accounting principles and practices
  • Proficiency with financial systems and standard software applications (PeopleSoft; Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word)
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment We offer our employees a wide range of benefits including career long learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, 401 (k), pension, as relevant for certain roles - 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, Cranston , Accountant - Hybrid, Accounting, Auditing , Clayville, Rhode Island

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