• Staff Accountant

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Job ID
    35495
  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Staff 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. 

    Responsibilities

    As a Staff Accountant at Esurance you will be part of a collaborative team-oriented group of accounting professionals, and will be given the opportunity to cross train within different areas of the accounting department to grow and enhance yourself professionally as an Accounting professional.

     

    As a member of this team, you will be knowledgable of the accounting cycle from beginning to end. This role will be responsible for performing general ledger maintenance and reconciliation as well as other duties to assist with the monthly, quarterly, and annual general ledger (GL) close process. As a team player, you will provide assistance with implementing policies and procedures to ensure financial transactions are being executed appropriately, collaborate with internal departments’ financial reviews, and assist with filing and preparing use tax and personal property statements 

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Participates in various accounting functions to include; general ledger maintenance and reconciliation, fixed assets, cash and revenue/expense accounting
    • Accountable for providing assistance with the monthly, quarterly and yearly financial close processes
    • In collaboration with the Supervisor Accounting, assists in implementing accounting policies and procedures to ensure all financial transactions are executed according to GAAP principles
    • Participates in cross-functional teams to implement finance department/corporate initiatives
    • Provides ad-hoc analysis to the accounting team when requested

      Qualifications:
    • Experience working with general ledger systems required, PeopleSoft highly desired
    • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
    • Intermediate MS Excel skills required (VLooksUps, Pivot Tables, etc.)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability build relationships with internal and external clients
    • Must be self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision
    • Teamwork-oriented

      Experience / Education:
    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred, Associates Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
    • 2 or more years of accounting experience preferred
    • Understanding of GAAP and all applicable accounting rules and regulations required

      Physical Demands and Work Environment: Representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to operate a PC and sit for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Qualifications

    Benefits

    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

    Savings

    • 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, personal choice days)

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