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Staff Accountant - Accounting Information Specialist

Galveston, TX, US, 77550


Who we are.

American National is a successful and stable corporation guided by five core values: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork. We are among America’s Most Trustworthy Financial Companies according to Forbes. We’ve spent the last 110+ years earning this reputation and we work each day to expand this legacy. We know we’re not just selling insurance, we’re providing security and peace of mind to our 5 million policyholders.

 

The growth, innovation and success of American National are driven by our incredible employees who thrive on delivering exceptional service to our clients. Success begins and ends with our people. Their loyalty and dedication to American National is why we’re successful.

If you share our values and can contribute to our mission of providing the highest quality service to our clients, we want to hear from you!

 

Why join us?

We know that our employees’ lives encompass much more than the time they spend at work. To help them maintain a healthy work/life balance, we’ve compiled a generous benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending account, matching 401(k), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and referral bonuses.

 

We’ve also incorporated unique benefits like our volunteer program where employees are provided PTO for giving their time to a non-profit of their choice. Healthy employees are productive employees so we also have a comprehensive wellness program that includes onsite fitness centers and classes or discounted gym memberships, free health screenings, free flu shots, and more. ​

 

Staff Accountant 

This position provides technical guidance and expertise in regard to accounting systems, policies and procedures that impact the Company and all accounting/finance areas.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support Blackline enterprise-wide account reconciliations as the System Administrator.
  • Supports updates to SAP and coordinates requests with all levels of users.
  • Liaison with CTS to implement best practice changes and improvements to SAP
  • Prepare reconciliations of various general ledger accounts to supporting detail by analyzing SAP GL detail
  • Work with business areas to understand and solve complex accounting operation issues
  • Learn and participate in the recording, processing, and analyzing of financial transactions

 

Qualifications:

  • Requires a four year college degree in accounting, finance, management information systems or other relevant fields, OR equivalent. 
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience (financial services industry, preferred)
  • Interest in professional growth to include taking the necessary LOMA courses to become an FLMI within 5 years

 

Preferred Skills:

  • ERP experience (SAP experience will be a plus)
  • Blackline experience or similar reconciliation software experience preferred
  • Strong interest in finance systems and automation
  • Interface or account reconciliation experience

 

Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. 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 always have the ability to determine their application status by logging into our Career Portal.

 

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

 

American National is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of 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

Job Segment: Accounting, ERP, Social Media, Information Systems, SAP, Finance, Technology, Marketing

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