General Description: The Corp AC Co Payables Analyst is responsible for assisting with reconciliation of agency payables, acquisition integration, and responding to internal and external audit requests.
Lead acquisition integration into the National Accounting Center post-conversion and post-acquisition. Responsibilities include:
Resolving complex integration issues between legacy organization and USI National Accounting Center (NAC) through interaction with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., field leadership, Corporate Carrier Integration team, legacy management). Lead NAC integration calls.
Overseeing accounting practices for post-close acquisition groups maintaining accounting responsibilities for a transitional period to ensure adoption of USI standards and practices.
Ensuring that transitioning policies stay current to avoid client cancelations.
Develop, implement, and recommend procedures for new image write system.
Manage Surplus Lines Tax payments, resolve issues and ensure proper and timely state surplus lines and stamping fee filings.
Independently work with insurance carriers to resolve issues.
Develop and implement accounting procedures during transition periods.
Develop company payables processes, procedures and training. Regularly update policy documents to ensure accuracy with current practices, vendors and workflows.
Train new company payable staff accountants (particularly performance improvement training) in payable processes and procedures to ensure accuracy and process compliance.
Identify and resolve procedural inefficiencies for regional agency bill payables in all retail offices.
Oversee back fill process for staff accountant positions while they are on extended vacation or leave
Responsible for SOX Audit and external audit requests
Responsible for managing newly acquired employees during transition period.
Complete special projects as assigned by the AP Manager.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Associates Degree required; BA/BS a plus.
4-5 years of accounting experience required, including 2 years of carrier payable experience
Thorough knowledge of all aspects of company payables policies & procedures
Strong work ethic with a defined sense of urgency
Organized self starter that works well in a team environment
Strong attention to detail and retention of pertinent information
MS Office and Excel proficiency required
Knowledge of general accounting
Domestic travel up to 5% expected