• Statutory Accountant

    Location US-RI-Johnston
    Job ID
    2018-7904
    # 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

    The Statutory Accountant is a key member of the statutory accounting team and is involved in all areas of statutory financial reporting and compliance.

     

    Prepares statutory basis financial statements for the company's separate insurance entities, consolidated financial statements, and other statutory / regulatory compliance filings, reports, etc. This includes preparation of journal entries, reconciliations, workpapers, analysis and other reports, etc.

     

    Participates in special projects involving accounting / regulatory research and other matters related to accounting and financial reporting.

     

    Prepares journal entries, reconciliations and analysis related to monthly GAAP reporting.

     

    Manages priorities and time frames to meet objectives

    Qualifications - External

    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance (other business degree in combination with strong work experience may be considered)

     

    Prefer professional certification (CPA, CMA)

     

    5+ years experience in accounting/financial reporting

     

    Advanced knowledge of accounting principles and practices

     

    Proficiency with financial systems and software applications (Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word. Peoplesoft proficiency is a plus)

     

    Attention to detail and strong organization skills

     

    Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills

     

    Good communication skills

     

    Ability to work independently and also within a team structure in a deadline-driven environment