Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
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Location: Holmdel, New Jersey
The overall objective of the Senior Accountant is to support the Statutory and GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) Insurance Accounting and Financial Reporting functions of Commercial & Government Markets. Responsibilities include preparation of journal entries and supporting schedules, reconciliation of key accounts and analysis of financial data included in the development of monthly and quarterly financial statements and in support of the financial audits. Finally, this Accountant will be integral in the identification, communication and implementation of key process improvement projects to enhance accounting and reporting controls and provide efficiencies in the financial reporting process.
To be successful in this position, the employee should possess a detail-oriented mindset to ensure accuracy of data contained in general ledger, account reconciliations and workpapers that support financial statements; as well as, develop a good understanding of multiple types of group insurance coverage to provide pertinent financial analysis to profit center management and product line strategic business units. In connection with Guardian's overall finance functions, the Senior Accountant will be required to interface with numerous Guardian associates both within and external to Commercial & Government Markets.
Every day, Guardian gives 26 million Americans the security they deserve through our insurance and wealth management products and services. Since our founding in 1860, our long-term view has helped our customers prepare for whatever life brings whether starting a family, planning for the future or taking care of employees. Today, we're a Fortune 250 mutual company and a leading provider of life, disability and other benefits for individuals, at the workplace and through government sponsored programs. The Guardian community of ~9000 employees and our network of over 2750 financial representatives is committed to serving with expertise when, where and how our clients need us. Our commitments rest on a strong financial foundation, which at year-end 2017 included $8.0 billion in capital and $1.6 billion in operating income. For more information, please visit guardianlife.com or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn , Twitter and YouTube . Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Guardian® is a registered trademark of the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America .