Manager of Corporate Accounting Strategy & Compliance



Accounting & Finance, Legal
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Posted on Monday, March 13, 2023

Job Description

About Acrisure

Acrisure is a fast-growing fintech leader that operates a global insurance broker. The Company has grown from $38 million to $3.9 billion in revenue since 2013 and deploys the best of Human and Artificial Intelligence (AI) at scale to reimagine financial service product distribution. Acrisure employs over 14,000 employees across thirteen countries.

Led by co-founder, Chairman and CEO Greg Williams, Acrisure provides a broad array of insurance and financial related solutions, including commercial property and casualty, personal lines and employee benefits insurance, real estate services, cyber services and asset and wealth management. Acrisure’s massively valuable, high margin distribution network combines the strength of trusted advisors with growth and efficiency enabled by AI.

Job Summary:

The Manager of Accounting Strategy & Compliance will be responsible for the oversight of accounting strategy for our broker segment. Duties will include identify, developing and implementing accounting strategy and policies, review of monthly financial statements from the business segments as part of the consolidation process, implementing and maintaining Best-in-Class internal controls, guiding the integration of different accounting systems within the business segment of Acrisure Partners into the corporate ERP, and ensuring compliance with monthly close, variance analysis and internal control processes. The Manager of Accounting Strategy & Compliance will be an integral part of the Acrisure corporate accounting team and will be a trusted team member, thought partner, and advisor.


  • The ultimate responsibility for this position is assist in ensuring that the monthly financial statements received from Acrisure Partners are in compliance with US GAAP. This person will be responsible (with the support from Regional Accounting Leads) for the sign-off on the monthly financial statements from Acrisure Partners from the business segment as part of the consolidation process.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert and a liaison on all accounting matters related to Acrisure Partners working closely with Business Services or directly with the Acrisure Partner accounting team.
  • Lead the development of operational accounting training materials and leading session to address specific business segment financial reporting and control risks.
  • Oversight of the monthly close process and assisting the review of the financial statements (balance sheet, income statement compared to budget) by the Corporate Accounting team.
  • Ownership of the monthly reporting process specific to Acrisure Partners, including internal and external deadlines, review and analysis, and process improvements.
  • Assist in ensure the integrity of Acrisure Partner’s financial statements under U.S. GAAP.
  • Assist in evaluation, development and maintenance of accounting strategy, processes and policies for a single Acrisure Partners’ business segment.
  • Interface with other third-party accounting and consulting firms related to quality of earnings and other regular and periodic analysis.
  • Identify and implement appropriate modifications to the Company’s financial internal control structure while maintaining appropriate local decision making and operations for Acrisure Partners
  • Assist in ensuring the accurate and timely preparation and review of journal entries, account analyses and reconciliations.
  • Work closely with Company’s FP&A team in regard to accounting, reporting, analysis and developments related to Acrisure Partners
  • Develop, lead, manage, and mentor a team as needed
  • Provide thought leadership and experiential guidance on other matters and projects within corporate accounting.


  • Ability to collaborate with peers to ensure the timely preparation of the monthly financial statements
  • Strong and effective written and verbal skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Proven ability to operate independently and manage competing priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail; strong documentation skills
  • Ability to lead high performing teams, and manage, coach, and develop people
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity and a constant state of change
  • Demonstrated exceptional relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of commonly used accounting concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to quickly get up to speed on accounting issues across different business segments
  • Technical skills to include:
  • Broad understanding of GAAP
  • Ability to research accounting issues with limited guidance
  • A heightened sense of professional skepticism and the ability to give an issue the ‘smell test’ to ensure compliance with US GAAP
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong proficiency with PowerPoint, Word, and general ledger/reporting systems
  • Previous work experience with common general ledger and reporting systems


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, CPA preferred
  • 5-10 years related accounting experience including some in an accounting leadership position

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Industry Leading Healthcare
  • Savings and Investments
  • Charitable Giving Programs
  • Offering hybrid work option
  • Opportunities for Growth
  • Educational Resources
  • Generous time away


Acrisure is committed to employing a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. California residents can learn more about our privacy practices for applicants by visiting the Acrisure California Applicant Privacy Policy available at

Acrisure is equally committed to supporting social issues. In 2021, the Company co-founded Evolution Advisors, a joint venture focused on providing greater access and more effectively distributing insurance products and financial services to minority-owned enterprises. In its home of Grand Rapids, Acrisure provided $15 million to create the Acrisure Center for Innovation in Children’s Health at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

To Executive Search Firms & Staffing Agencies: Acrisure does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Acrisure’s property, and Acrisure will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to Hiring Managers without contacting Acrisure’s Human Resources Talent Department.