• Assistant Accounting Manager

    Job Location(s) US-AZ-Phoenix
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    We’ve got a GREAT OPPORTUNITY for an individual experienced in accounting with a successful track record managing a team.

     

     

    Who is Legacy Insurance Services?  Legacy Insurance Services, Inc. is a well-established, successful and growing personal auto insurance company.  We are a member of the Western National Insurance Group (WNIG), "The Relationship Company®". WNIG is an “A+” rated mutual insurance company with a 115+ year history and current assets of over $1 billion.

     

    What would the Legacy Assistant Accounting Manager do?  Provide assistance and support to the Accounting Manager in supervising and leading key functions of the accounting department, ensure compliance with regulatory accounting reporting standards/principles and proactively engage as a business partner within the organization and with external business partners.

     

    Responsibilities

    More specifically Assistant Accounting Manager will:

     

    • Responsible for participating in the development and implementation of short and long-term goals for the accounting department
    • Assist with supervising and maintaining qualified, trained staff to meet the needs and business requirements of the organization and establishes schedules and as business needs fluctuate  
    • Train, develop, coach, and motivate department staff, encouraging optimum productivity
    • Prepare monthly financial reports; ensure financial regulatory compliance and state filing requirements are completed in a timely manner
    • Prepare and record journal entries, perform monthly General Ledger account reconciliations. Prepare and substantiate financial statements and reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting, analyzing information along with developing a conclusion 
    • Assist with review of the monthly financial reports along with the overall audit process which includes year-end audited financial statements; periodic regulatory audits of company’s accounts and financial results; and compliance with federal, state, and local legal requirements 
    • Complete internal audit functions for the unit including but not limited too; business unit quality control and agent commission review
    • Provide and support day to day functions of the Accounting department.
    • Work on special projects and perform other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Successful candidates will have:

     

    • Previous accounting experience with thorough understanding of standard practices and accounting concepts
    • Prior management experience (minimum 2-3 years) with demonstrated ability to coach, direct and train individuals
    • Demonstrated ability to coach, direct, and develop individuals
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Time management with ability to handle multiple priorities
    • Ability to meet deadlines, maintain confidentiality and dependable
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Demonstrate attention to details and accuracy

    What does Legacy Insurance Services give employees?  Glad you asked! We provide 9 Company paid Holidays, Personal Time Off (PTO) and even paid Volunteer time to our employees. Our generous benefits package includes medical, dental and vision options as well as company paid life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and a 401k plan with a Company match.

     

    Why work at Legacy?  We know the key to our continued success is in our people. We provide a casual, comfortable working environment that promotes teamwork, career development,creativity and a sense of purpose. Although we like to work hard, we also like to have fun! We know our employees enjoy our Wellness program offerings (meditation, infused water, exercise equipment) and our full benefits package. Casual Friday? Not here! At Legacy, employees dress comfortably every day!

     

     

    We are located in a convenient office park area off of Elliot & I-10 in the Ahwatukee Foothills, surrounded by restaurants, shops and other services all nearby!

     

    I’m interested – now what?  We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration.  Simply apply online NOW or go through our website at www.legacymga.com/careers.

     

    Candidates receiving an employment offer will be required to successfully complete a background & credit check.

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