Esurance Senior Accountant in San Francisco, California

Esurance is hiring a Senior Accountant to join our Accounting team in San Francisco. As a Senior Accountant at Esurance, you will be responsible for complex accounting for programs, audits, and ledgers and will prepare legal statements as required. Additionally, you will provide management queries of financial results which include, detailed accountant analysis and reconciliation, expense research and variance reporting.

  • Manages the monthly close process through timely and accurate preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and analysis for specific areas

  • Participates in the day to day maintenance of the general ledger on a GAAP basis

  • Accountable for the preparation of the quarterly and annual management financials

  • Maintains strong lines of communication with cross-functional teams

  • Helps define, develop and drive processes and controls which add value to the accounting department

  • Manages the accounting for all involuntarily assigned risk programs; to include:

identifying each program by product and state, familiarizing oneself with the reporting requirements demanded by each program as well as establish and maintain the accounting for the programs in accordance with associated requirements and GAAP principle

  • Provides the Assistant Controller with management queries of financial results; to include, detailed accountant analysis and reconciliation, expense research and variance reporting

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels

  • Ability to perform technical accounting research and make accounting treatment recommendations

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability build relationships with internal and external clients

  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Organized and detail-oriented, able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment and complete multiple tasks effectively and concurrently

Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required

  • CPA (in progress) or obtained preferred

  • 3-8 years of work experience in an accounting environment

  • Insurance industry experience is a plus

  • Big 4 experience highly desired

  • Working knowledge of experience with PeopleSoft General Ledger System preferred

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, to include Intermediate MS Excel skills (VLooksUps, Pivot Tables, etc.)

  • Project Management experience highly desired

ID: 35050

External Company Name: Esurance Insurance Services, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 650 Davis Street