Accounting Associate I-Accounts Payable

US-RI-Johnston
Job ID
2017-7076
# Positions
1
Work Location
Works from an office location
Employee Type
Regular
Category
Accounting/Finance - Accounting

Overview - External

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 - External

This position prepares, processes, and/or analyzes accounting and/or financial transaction information to support ongoing Accounting, Treasury or other Finance tasks and projects, with limited supervision from more senior accounting personnel and/or management. The Accounting Associate typically handles routine processes, reports and information within their specific function.

Qualifications - External

High school diploma or equivalent experience, some college preferred 

1+ years of accounts payable accounting experience required 

Familiarity with general accounting principles and practices and sound knowledge of accounting operations and techniques within the team’s area of expertise (e.g. payables, receivables, general ledger, reporting, cash management, etc.) 

Timberline software experience highly preferred 

Proficiency with financial systems and standard software applications (PeopleSoft; Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word)

 

Attention to detail and focus on tasks at hand

 

Good analytical thinking and problem solving skills

 

Good communication and customer service skills

 

Ability to work in a routine, deadline-driven environment