• GAAP Accountant

    Location US-RI-Johnston
    Job ID
    2018-7906
    # 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 moderately complex routine and non-routine accounting work including compilation, consolidation, and analysis of financial statements to support management. This position will also provide explanatory statements or presentations to bring unusual accounting issues or concerns to attention of Accounting management.

    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
    • Understanding of intercompany accounting transactions and consolidation practices
    • Strong 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, Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Word)