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Associate Accountant

Company: Farm Bureau Financial Services
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Associate AccountantDo you consider yourself a highly detailed individual? Are you able to multi-task, adapt and prioritize effectively? If so, Farm Bureau Financial Services just might have the right opportunity for you!Who We Are: With Farm Bureau Financial Services, our client/members can feel confident knowing their family, home, cars, and other property are protected. We value a culture where integrity, teamwork, passion, service, leadership, and accountability are at the heart of every decision we make and every action we take. We're proud of our more than 80-year commitment to protecting the livelihoods and futures of our client/members and creating an atmosphere where our employees thrive.What You'll Do:

  • Assist in the preparation of internal and statutory financial monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for companies, including the preparation and balancing of key financial components. Including statistical information, reinsurance activities, pooling and balancing the final loss and lae incurred results to the general ledger.
  • Participate in the gathering of data and preparation of external audit reports and Board of Directors presentations. Respond to information requests from the internal and external auditors.
  • Prepare and file unclaimed property records to state regulatory bodies, which includes the handling of the communication with various business units.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts related to the property/casualty insurance companies and review reconciliations prepared by accounting clerks.
  • Research and resolve day-to-day out-of-balance or departmental processing problems.
  • Create reports and workpapers to support other reconciliation routines that result from changes in the insurance companies' operations.
  • Assist in the training of accounting clerks. What It Takes to Join Our Team:
    • College degree (Accounting) or equivalent required.
    • In-depth knowledge of Windows, Word, and Excel spreadsheets required.
    • Ability and willingness to train other accounting clerks and assistants.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines needed.
    • Effective prioritization, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work from our office in Manhattan, Kansas. What We Offer You: When you're on our team, you get more than a great paycheck. You'll hear about career development and educational opportunities. We offer an enhanced 401K with a match, low-cost health, dental, and vision benefits, and life and disability insurance options. We also offer paid time off, including holidays and volunteer time, and teams who know how to have fun. Add to that an onsite wellness facility with fitness classes and programs, a daycare center, a cafeteria, and for many positions, even consideration for a hybrid work arrangement. Farm Bureau....where the grass really IS greener!If you're interested in joining a company that appreciates employees, provides growth and professional development opportunities, and offers great benefits, we invite you to apply today!Work Authorization/Sponsorship: At this time, we are not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship now or in the future, such as additional or permanent work authorization. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time, permanent basis. We are not able to sponsor now or in the future, or take over sponsorship of, an employment visa or work authorization for this role. For example, we are not considering candidates with OPT status.

Keywords: Farm Bureau Financial Services, Manhattan , Associate Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Manhattan, Kansas

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