Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting at American National (Houston, TX)

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American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905. We've been recognized by Forbes as one of America's most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization's values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.

What's in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Job Posting

American National is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our financial reporting team in Galveston, TX. This candidate will enjoy a hybrid schedule and a supportive team environment!

Responsibilities• Prepare and review disclosures for quarterly and annual reporting for GAAP and Statutory reporting• Analyze and review financial statements to ensure compliance with accounting and reporting standards and maintain adequate knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS• Prepare and review monthly internal and external reports to satisfy quarterly debt covenants• Review and post journal entries for accruals, adjustments, and other items• Participate in and/or lead teams as assigned to projects• Communicate and interact effectively with all departments of finance and internal and external auditors• Ensure compliance with internal controls• Perform ad-hoc research and projects as needed• Assist in the analysis of operating results• Prepare annual state filings in accordance to state requirements

Skills and Abilities• Ability to understand prioritization to meet deadlines, work well under pressure and communicate effectively• Problem-solving skills to resolve issues effectively and efficiently• Ability to adequately perform self-review of work to ensure high level accuracy and proper presentation of all reports• Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision• Must be dedicated, well organized, able to multi-task and work independently and in team environment• High-level initiative and follow-through• Ability to work overtime as needed to fulfill the essential functions and additional responsibilities, which may include special projects, as necessary• Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills

Qualifications• Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant experience • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and other applications• Financial reporting experience preferred• CPA, insurance industry designations preferred

Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.Weare dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.

American National's recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal .

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American National is an equal opportunity employer , committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.
More Information on American National
American National operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Galveston, TX, League City, TX, Springfield, MO and Glenmont, NY. It has 4265 total employees. To see all jobs at American National, click here.
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