Accountant

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Boston, Massachusetts

Date Posted July 20, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

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Salary
$64,601 - $79,200 a year

Full Job Description

When you enter finance and accounting position at Liberty Mutual Insurance, you will find the same dynamic environment and challenges as within other organizations. Yet you will find something more: an opportunity to apply your analytic and technical skills to a company renowned for its integrity and focus on developing its employees' careers.

As an Accountant, you will conduct complex assignments involving maintaining ledger accounts and developing financial statements and reports.

With some guidance, executes book-close activities in a deadline focused environment, highlighting key issues and collaborating with the team to address them. Demonstrates increasing ability to plan work and interact with management as skills are built to move to the next level. Actively contributes to continuous improvement projects designed to increase the timeliness and relevance of financial reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Main responsibility is managing financial data that resides in the source system used by the group, which ultimately posts to the Liberty general ledger. The role requires interaction with external parties (such as brokers and ceding companies) and internal parties (such as Underwriting, Claims, Actuarial, Operations, and Treasury).
  • This role will also be involved with analytics and controls, ensuring accuracy/reasonability of results. In this capacity the role will understand the connection between the various systems utilized and the financial statements produced.
  • Will also perform accounting activities such as journal entries to ensure timely completion of the monthly, quarterly, and annual book close cycles, collaborating with the team to meet deadlines and trouble shoot production issues.
  • Creates effective financial statement schedules, audit support schedules and other reports in a timely manner. Highlights potential discrepancies for management attention.
  • Assists in the documentation of internal controls and performs assigned internal control processes such as general ledger reconciliations. Identifies issues and assists in resolving them.
  • Understands how data flows through the financial systems to the accounting function in order to identify issues and take action to address them.
  • Makes suggestions to improve the business value and efficiency of the work performed and collaborates with the team on evaluating and implementing suggestions.
  • Actively participates in increasingly complex department projects and continuous improvement activities. Shares expertise with or trains others to foster their development and accomplish shared goals.
  • Bachelor`s degree (Finance or Accounting) and a minimum of 1 year of accounting or finance experience required.
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail in a fast-paced work environment and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously to achieve results.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with teammates, collaborate to solve problems, and raise issues and concerns in a variety of settings including business meetings.
  • Expected to interact with management and other units to gather information and present results/recommendations. Advanced knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word is preferred.

At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession.

Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” by Great Place to Work® US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the “100 Best Places to Work in IT” on IDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates—as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: https://jobs.libertymutualgroup.com/diversity-inclusion

We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://LMI.co/Benefits

Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.


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