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Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages a team of accountants and other accounting support roles.
  • With more senior staff, develops and implements policies and procedures.
  • Anticipates and provides solutions to the most complex finance and accounting problems.
  • Manages variety of ongoing accounting functions which may include day-to-day activities as well as more specialized accounting activities within corporate accounting department, a profit center or business unit. 
  • Prepares profit & loss balance sheet accounts as well as group consolidations. 
  • Manages accounting staff, providing direction, setting goals and ensuring that overall department goals are attained. 
  • May perform a variety of accounting activities related to financial reporting, and recoding of accounting transactions.
  • Provides and interprets data from accounting records as required from management. 
  • Coordinates accounting services and integrates with operating needs. 
  • Oversees the management of functions such as property records, general ledger and general accounting services. 
  • May also be responsible for reconciliation of intercompany accounts, managing and controlling the fixed asset register, capital expenditure controls & reporting, statutory accounts production, corporate tax computation and/or cost center reporting and analysis.

 

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 7 years of related experience 
  • Broad general accounting knowledge, including FASB and GAAP regulations
  • In-depth knowledge of the insurance brokerage business
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.

Desired:

  • Master's degree and public accounting experience or CPA preferred.
  • • Public company audit or accounting experience
    • Good working knowledge of the insurance brokerage business
    • Familiarity with new ASC 842 lease accounting standard
    • Intercompany and foreign exchange experience
    • Prior experience managing teams / personnel

 

U.S. Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill.  Gallagher will require proof of work authorization.
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement, or the Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement, which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.​ Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

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