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Associate Accountant

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.

Associate Accountant

American National is currently looking for an Associate Accountant to join our Financial Reporting team!



  • Reports in accordance with established rules, reconciliations of various general ledger accounts to supporting detail and clear reconciling items.
  • Prepare and enter journal entries for accruals, adjustments and other items. 
  • Various GAAP and Statutory basis reports in accordance with established rules.
  • Prepare state filings as needed.
  • Participate in the recording, processing, reporting and analyzing of financial transactions.
  • Provide support on projects.
  • Assist in the maintenance of accounting systems, researching accounting regulations and new pronouncements and fulfilling audit and other requests as needed.
  • Review accounts assigned to ensure that balances and activity are properly supported and recorded.
  • Assist in drafting disclosure for quarterly and annual reporting for both GAAP and Statutory basis reports.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Experience in an office environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets.
  • Ability to operate or learn Microsoft Office programs and other computer applications.
  • Must be able to become a FLMI or an AIAF within 5 years.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects.






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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