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Accounting Technician

Springfield, MO, US, 65899


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.

Accounting Technician

American National is currently seeking candidates for the position of Accounting Technician in the Financial Reporting Department

 

Responsibilities:

 

 Accounting duties

  • Prepare routine journal entries in accordance with journal entry policy
  • Prepare routine reconciliations in accordance with reconciliation policy
  • Prepare routine outgoing payment requests
  • Process routine incoming payment receipts including reinsurance recoverables
  • Assist with reinsurance accounting & billing functions
  • Prepare routine reports/analytics used in the reporting process

 

Regulatory filings

  • Assist with completing regulatory filings on an annual and quarterly basis
  • Maintain documentation and support for all filings both physically and electronically

 

Departmental support

  • Record retention
  • Other supporting data entry or compilation as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a two-year associates degree, equivalent college level course work, or equivalent experience; Preference is for an accounting major
  • Requires 1 to 3 years of work experience; Preference is for experience in an accounting environment and/or prior experience with American National
  • Requires proficient knowledge of spreadsheets & ability to operate Microsoft Office programs

 

 Skills and Abilities:

  • The incumbent will work in a fast-paced office environment, with highly regimented filing/reporting requirements and strict deadlines
  • Ability to understand prioritization to meet deadlines, work well under pressure, and communicate effectively with internal and external parties
  • Ability to adequately perform self-review of work to ensure high level accuracy and proper presentation of all reports
  • Must be dedicated, well organized, able to multi-task and work independently and in a team environment
  • High-level initiative, follow-through & accountability for actions
  • Ability to work overtime as needed to fulfill the essential functions and additional responsibilities, which may include special projects as necessary

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 


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