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Staff Accountant in Houston, TX at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 7/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/3/2018

Job Description

Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain and Ireland, transacting business in approximately 180 countries and underwriting more than 100 classes of specialty insurance. Tokio Marine HCC products and capabilities set the standard for the industry, and many of the Company’s over 2,700 employees are industry-leading experts.

Houston Casualty Company a member of the Tokio Marine HCC group of companies has an exciting opportunity for a Staff Accountant in our office located in Houston, TX. 

Position Summary:

Under supervision, the Accountant performs moderately complex accounting activities relating to the maintenance of ledger accounts and contributes to the development of associated managerial reports and financial statements. Position may specialize in various accounting functions such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, billing, consolidations, etc.

Key Responsibilities:

Relying on limited experience and knowledge, the Accountant is responsible for accomplishing the following assignments. These assignments are varied in nature.

• Compile financial information and prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts; document business transactions; and reconcile and close Company accounts on a monthly basis.
• Perform general ledger duties to assist with monthly activity and closings.
• Perform monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts to general ledger balances.
• Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for specified accounts and may analyze daily bank account activity.
• Analyze and document variances in account balances between periods.
• Prepare various schedules required for internal and external reporting, both on a GAAP basis and as required by Statutory Accounting Principles.
• Assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual filings.
• Assist with special projects as needed.

Job Requirements

Education
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or a related field or the equivalent education and/or experience
• Work towards CPA designation preferred

Experience
• Minimum of two years of relevant and progressive professional experience in accounting and/or finance
• Understanding of GAAP and Statutory Accounting Principles

Other
• Possess and have ability to apply knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures
• Solid written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on confidentiality, tact, and diplomacy
• Advanced organizational and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Knowledgeable of industry changes, legal updates and technical developments related to applicable area of the Company’s business to proactively respond to changing business environment
• Intermediate proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office Package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)

Tokio Marine HCC group of companies offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking energetic and confident individuals to join our team of professionals.  The Tokio Marine HCC group of companies is an equal-opportunity employer. Please visit www.tmhcc.com for more information about our companies.

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