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Sr. Financial Accountant

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas
Job number: 15217

Job Description:

Sr. Financial Accountant

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Senior Financial Accountant is to organize, coordinate, monitor, record, process and analyze both GAAP and STAT financial data and systems to ensure all required financial information is accurately recorded in the correct accounting period; and then to report this financial data to the Parent Company, the NAIC, all the states the Companies are licensed in, and any reporting agencies according to the appropriate financial reporting /accounting guidelines and principles


Daily Routine: 

  • Ensure that the files from the various systems have been entered into the General Ledger.
  • Complete various analyses and/or comparison of accounts to isolate any necessary corrections or adjustments.
  • Complete any entries for payments, reclassifications, corrections or adjustments as needed.
  • Supervise administrative personnel on general correspondence, balancing, organizing financial records, filing systems and any other reporting issues.
  • Work together with other departments to resolve any financial/accounting/reporting related issues. ( General Accounting, Commission Accounting, Actuaries, Legal, Tax, Reinsurance agreements)
  • Monitor accounting systems and processes or any issues or problems that need to be resolved with the Information Technology department or with any other departments.

Periodic Routine:

  • Coordinate the Month-End close with various departments and with Information Technology departments in to make sure all entries are done on time.
  • Complete reviews of various accounts and make or facilitate any necessary corrections.
  • Complete monthly/quarterly reports to aid in analysis of financial trend date.
  • Prepare GAAP/STAT entries.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual Corporate templates from financials and send to appropriate personnel.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual Statutory reporting for the NAIC and the States as well as any reporting agencies.
  • Coordinate the distribution of the quarterly and annual Statutory reporting via hardcopy and electronic or internet filings.
  • Automate processes as the opportunity arises. (via Excel or Access)
  • Offer back-up to Assistant Controller of Financial Reporting by cross training on their responsibilities.

Occasional Duties:

  • Various reports or analyses as determined by Sr. Vice President of Financial Reporting.
  • Organize storage of financial data.
  •  Some exposure to Reporting Agencies, NAIC and State insurance agencies and internal departments.

Required Skills

  • Advanced Excel and Lotus spreadsheet skills.
  • Good Computer based skills.
  • Past experience with accounting system change-over to new systems.
  • Extensive financial reporting and analysis skills.
  • Ability to work well with other departments to aid in more efficient financial reporting functions and tools and foster goodwill between departments.
  • Takes direction well yet is able to work independently without constant guidance.
  • Shows initiative in daily interactions and workload.

Required Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Certified Public Accountant preferred.
  • Prefer 10 years’ experience in accounting and financial reporting. 
  • Life/Health insurance accounting preferred.


Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr., McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for health care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contributes to HSA.

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

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