SelectQuote Sr. Accountant in Overland Park, Kansas
Founded in 1985, SelectQuote (NYSE: SLQT) provides solutions that help consumers protect their most valuable assets: their families, health and property. The company pioneered the model of providing unbiased comparisons from multiple, highly rated insurance companies allowing consumers to choose the policy and terms that best meet their unique needs. Two foundational pillars underpin SelectQuote's success: a strong force of highly trained and skilled agents, who provide consultative needs analysis for every consumer, and proprietary technology that sources and routes high quality leads. The company has three core business lines: SelectQuote Senior, SelectQuote Life and SelectQuote Auto and Home. SelectQuote Senior, the largest and fastest-growing business, serves the needs of a demographic that sees 10,000 people turn 65 each day with a range of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement plans.
SelectQuote is looking for an experienced, detailed-oriented Senior Accountant to join our team. This individual should work with high intensity and integrity, possess intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong accounting and teamwork abilities and have a passion for excellence. This individual should have a solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manage high level aspects of the month-end close processes for the respective through the preparation of journal entries and supporting schedules
Responsible for reviewing and approving vendor bills and credit card transactions
Review the general ledger and analyze month over month variances across accounts
Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations for assigned general ledger accounts
Follow up with vendors and customers as needed
Implement recommendations to improve accounting policies and procedures
Assist with annual financial audit; prepare audit schedules and answer audit inquiries
Perform special projects and ad hoc analyses as needed
Comply with internal controls as a public company
Responsible for providing training and mentoring to other team members
Extensive knowledge of GAAP and accrual accounting
Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
Highly detail oriented
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision
Excellent interpersonal skills
Works well under pressure
Dependable and flexible
Knowledge of fixed assets accounting concepts a strong plus
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or other related fields
5+ years of relevant accounting experience
Possess an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
Working knowledge of NetSuite and Concur as strong plus
CPA or 1-2 years public accounting experience a strong plus
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
SelectQuote Core Values:
Service: We create positive customer experiences.
Entrepreneurship: We create, innovate, & take risks.
Leadership: We build & invest in high-performing teams.
Empowerment: We embrace a changing environment.
Courage: We challenge the status quo & drive continuous improvement.
Teamwork: We help, support, & celebrate each other.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
It's an exciting time to join SelectQuote. We became a publicly traded company in 2020 with the first 100% virtual IPO (non-biotech) in American history. We have also been recognized nationally on the 2021 Top Workplaces USA list and by the Kansas City Business Journal as a 2020 Best Places to Work honoree.
Full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, voluntary short-term disability, company-paid long term disability, company-paid life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D), 401(k) + company match and 100% vesting after 4 years, discretionary profit sharing, employee stock purchase program (espp), paid time off, floating holidays, paid maternity leave, paid parental bonding leave, tuition reimbursement, jury duty pay, and other paid leaves vary based on work location.