• Senior Accountant

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
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  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for an Senior Accountant to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.


    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home. 


    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work.


    Esurance is hiring a Senior Accountant to join our Accounting team in San Francisco.  As a Senior Accountant at Esurance, you will be responsible for complex accounting for programs, audits, and ledgers and will prepare legal statements as required.  Additionally, you will provide management queries of financial results which include, detailed accountant analysis and reconciliation, expense research and variance reporting.


    • Manages the monthly close process through timely and accurate preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and analysis for specific areas
    • Participates in the day to day maintenance of the general ledger on a GAAP basis
    • Accountable for the preparation of the quarterly and annual management financials
    • Maintains strong lines of communication with cross-functional teams
    • Helps define, develop and drive processes and controls which add value to the accounting department
    • Manages the accounting for all involuntarily assigned risk programs; to include:
      identifying each program by product and state, familiarizing oneself with the reporting requirements demanded by each program as well as establish and maintain the accounting for the programs in accordance with associated requirements and GAAP principle
    • Provides the Assistant Controller with management queries of financial results; to include, detailed accountant analysis and reconciliation, expense research and variance reporting



    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels
    • Ability to perform technical accounting research and make accounting treatment recommendations
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability build relationships with internal and external clients
    • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
    • Organized and detail-oriented, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment and complete multiple tasks effectively and concurrently

    Experience / Education:

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
    • CPA (in progress) or obtained preferred
    • 3-8 years of work experience in an accounting environment
    • Insurance industry experience is a plus
    • Big 4 experience highly desired
    • Working knowledge of experience with PeopleSoft General Ledger System preferred
    • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, to include Intermediate MS Excel skills (VLooksUps, Pivot Tables, etc.)
    • Project Management experience highly desired



    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness

    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    • Wellness coaching and incentives
    • Group critical illness coverage
    • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    • Group legal


    • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    • Referral bonuses
    • Performance-rewarding bonus system
    • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
    • Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    • Adoption assistance
    • Maternity leave
    • Buckle Up Baby program
    • Pet insurance discount
    • Charitable gift matching
    • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Time off

    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, etc.)


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