Corporate Accounting Manager
Position Title: Corporate Accounting Manager
Department: Corporate Accounting
Location: Hybrid: Studio Park Corporate HQ in Grand Rapids, MI
Acrisure is a fast-growing fintech leader that operates a global insurance broker. The Company has grown from $38 million to $4 billion in revenue since 2013 and deploys the best of Human and High Tech 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 High Tech.
The Corporate Accounting Manager will be responsible for corporate financial accounting, financial reporting and analysis, preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements and the general ledger. Duties will include developing, implementing and maintaining accounting systems, internal controls, reporting of accounting data and leading a team of supporting corporate accounting professionals. This position is critical to the coordination of financial reporting with all Acrisure Partners to facilitate accurate and timely financial statement reporting. In addition, this individual will assist corporate accounting and leadership teams with analyzing developing trends and help to develop plans for improvement with local financial teams.
The Corporate Accounting Manager will report to the Director – Corporate Accounting and will be based in our Global Headquarters in downtown Grand Rapids.
Manage the monthly close and consolidation process of the consolidated financial statements (balance sheet, income statement compared to budget and cash flow statement) under strict reporting deadlines.
Responsible for the preparation of the monthly consolidated financial statements before they are submitted to the Director – Corporate Accounting.
Ensure the integrity of the Company’s consolidated financial statements under U.S. GAAP.
Evaluates, develops and maintains accounting processes and policies for Acrisure.
Responsible for the preparation and/or review of all corporate/parent company accounting issues.
Interface with other third party accounting and consulting firms in support of the quality of earnings and other regular and periodic analysis. Ensure the completeness and accuracy of reporting to equity and debt investors.
Provide support and analyses to the external auditors as part of the annual audit and quarterly reviews.
Identify and implement appropriate modifications to the Company’s financial internal control structure while maintaining appropriate local decision making and operations for Agency Partners.
Ensure the accurate and timely preparation and review of journal entries, account analyses and reconciliations.
Evaluate and recommend updates as appropriate to internal accounting controls to ensure the safeguarding of all company assets.
Work closely with Company’s Finance and Treasury teams on a daily basis in regards to accounting, reporting, analysis and developments.
Assist the Finance team with the annual budget process while working with an extended team involved in the process.
Partner across other operational areas to ensure successful onboarding and integration efforts for newly acquired Acrisure Partners.
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 a high performing team 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
Comfortable “rolling up the sleeves” related to both regular reporting processes as well as strategic, operational, and technical matters.
Strong knowledge of commonly used accounting concepts, practices, and procedures
Technical skills to include:
Advanced Excel skills
Broad understanding of GAAP
Strong proficiency with PowerPoint, Word, SQL, and general ledger/reporting systems
Previous work experience with common general ledger and reporting systems (including Microsoft Dynamics SL, Microsoft Management Reporter, Workday, OneStream)
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
Minimum of 5 years in public accounting or a large multi-national organization or an equivalent background. Insurance industry experience is a plus.
Benefits & Perks:
Industry Leading Healthcare
Savings and Investments
Charitable Giving Programs
Offering hybrid work option
Opportunities for Growth
Generous time away
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.
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