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Director, Accounting

Galveston, TX, US, 77550


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  We’ve been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s most trustworthy financial companies and best mid-sized employers. With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.

 

What’s in it for you?

American National supports a comfortable, diverse, and inclusive work environment, following a casual dress code and focus on healthy work-life balance. We understand that comprehensive benefits are important which is why we offer a generous package that includes: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, health-wellness initiatives, and a volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a charity of choice, and referral bonuses! We also offer a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more.

Director of Accounting

The Director of Accounting is responsible for oversight and management of all Controllers Operations personnel and processes. This position will work in a fast-paced office environment, with highly regimented reporting requirements and strict deadlines.

 

 Responsibilities:

  • Develops, trains, and mentors all Controllers Operations personnel.
  • Directs all accounting and reporting for Specialty Markets business in accordance with GAAP, Statutory, and management accounting guidance.
  • Ensures applicable internal control processes for all areas of responsibility are maintained, documented, and assess effectiveness.
  • Interacts closely with Specialty Markets personnel to maintain full understanding of Specialty Markets business and impacts of new contracts and products.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred, but will consider years of experience in lieu for education.
  • Progressive experience in an accounting/finance role.
  • Prior supervisory/management experience required.
  • Must have ability to research, comprehend, and direct application of accounting rules and regulations.
  • Must be highly attentive to detail.
  • Must possess strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Well organized with ability to multi-task and prioritize.

 

 

Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

 

American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.

 

Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter: @CareerswithAN

 

American National is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.

 


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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, President and CEO.

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

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