Financial Accounting Manager Senior

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At Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc. (GB) we are constantly seeking skilled professionals who are up for a challenge and take exceptional performance to heart. The professionals we hire help us maintain our reputation as one of the most progressive property/casualty third party claims service organizations in our industry and throughout the world.  Gallagher Bassett provides services to Fortune 1000 companies throughout 100 offices worldwide.  For the past several years GB has ranked among the largest TPA's by Business Insurance Magazine and was also a recipient of the Business Insurance Readers' Choice award for "Best Third Party Claims Administrator."  If you're looking for a professional career with an industry leader then you have come to the right place.  Wherever your interests lie, we're sure you will agree on one thing: our continued prosperity hinges on our greatest resource --- our people.

Position Summary 

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures.
  • Anticipates and provides solutions to most complex finance and accounting problems. 
  • Responsibilities are to produce timely, accurate and reliable financial information. 
  • This will include preparation of the profit & loss and balance sheet accounts as well as group consolidations. 
  • Other responsibilities may include the preparation and posting of general ledger journals, posting of accruals and prepayments, reconciliation of intercompany accounts, reconciliation of profit & loss and balance sheet accounts, managing & controlling the fixed asset register, capital expenditure controls & reporting, production of the monthly consolidation reporting pack, statutory accounts production, corporation tax computations (in conjunction with tax function) and / or cost center reporting and analysis. 
  • Manages senior staff and accounting functions, as well as group consolidations.


  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years related experience required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.


  • Master's degree and public accounting experience or CPA preferred.

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 Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.  


Additional Considerations:

  • Director level position, reporting to VP of Finance Projects, as an individual contributor with no direct reports
  • One of your primary responsibilities will be to manage our Revenue system and to work with GB’s IT department on continued development work, with emphasis on meeting new Revenue Recognition standards
  • This is a “doer” position, with opportunities to dive into details of our financial, accounting, banking and payment systems/ processes and help improve their performance
  • Act as business lead for multiple finance technology projects
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies, think out of the box to find creative solutions, and communicate to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • As part of our team, you will support GB’s Salesforce, CPQ (Configure, Price, Quote), Revenue, service fee billing, invoicing, receivables, and banking & payments systems
  • Evaluate and make recommendations for improvements, coordinate and oversee system upgrades and implementations
  • Work across multiple organizational levels and boundaries, developing relationships with key stakeholders and user groups across our organization
  • Depending on size of project, work as part of a project team (of 2-20 based on scope of work) with Executive Sponsor, Project Manager, IT Business Analyst, Subject Matter Experts, Developers, Architecture, and Testing
  • Document and evaluate current business processes, define scope, gather requirements, define timeline and budgets, guide solutions design/ development/ testing, migrate legacy-system data, support implementation, train users, and create documentation
  • Assist business stakeholders in envisioning the future and how their work will need to change to support our growing, changing organization
  • 10+ years Finance/ accounting background preferred
  • 8+ years of progressive experience in IT (or similar business role) as business analyst preferred
  • Excellent understanding of Sales and Finance business processes and methodologies
  • Strong presentation and organizational skills
  • Experience with SQL, Microsoft Power BI, and data and visual modelling tools preferred
  • Experience handling multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic, deadline-oriented environment


Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status.  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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