• Accountant

    Location US-RI-Johnston
    Job ID
    2018-7879
    # 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 performs complex routine and non-routine accounting work including compilation, consolidation, or analysis of financial statements to support management decision-making regarding the company's loss reserves for continuing lines of business. This position will be responsible for monthly GAAP reporting of loss activity and the year-end reserve process, including the calculation for the establishment of the Incurred But Not Reported (IBNR) reserves.

    Qualifications - External

    Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting

    Professional certification (CPA) or master’s degree preferred.

      

    Experience:            

    3 years related work experience in public accounting or 5 years equivalent of general accounting/financial reporting (preferably insurance industry).

     

    Skills/Knowledge:  

    • Advanced knowledge of general accounting principles and practices
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • Demonstrated project management skills; ability to multi-task
    • Ability to work independently in a demanding, fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
    • Proficient with financial systems and standard software applications (PeopleSoft, SAP, Booke; Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word)