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VP Accounting Policy

Company name
Assurant Inc.

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Clevel, Executive, Accounting, 100k

Posted on
Jan 08,2019

Valid Through
Apr 23,2019

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VP, Accounting Policy','56386','!*!Assurant has an exciting position for a VP, Accounting Policies and Special Projects! The

VP Accounting Policies and Special Projects is responsible for establishing

broad support and oversight for the Accounting Policy function as well as

special projects including transaction support. 

The role will create direction and guidance to ensure compliance with

all US GAAP; Statutory Accounting Principles; SEC requirements, and other

regulatory global accounting standards and principles.  The role will lead & guide the

implementation of any new standards.  The

role will also be responsible for providing consultation on significant

business transactions by identifying and addressing accounting and reporting

policy issues and opportunities as well as transaction related accounting

activities.  As a key resource in the

global accounting department this role will provide deep technical and subject

matter expertise.Responsibilities Manage all

existing accounting policies supporting compliance with SEC, US GAAP and Statutory

Accounting Principles.  Incorporating all

amendments to support new transactions and any changes in the business as


monitor developments in accounting guidance by the SEC, FASB, NAIC and other

regulatory bodies to ensure that the Company is aware of any emerging or

approved changes that will significantly impact the Company’s financial

statements and related disclosures as business results.Assist with

the analysis of accounting standard updates as they are issued and oversee the

implementation of new accounting standards. 

Establish guidelines and processes for the review and implementation of

accounting policies.Provide

consultation on significant business transactions (e.g., mergers and

acquisition, dispositions, asset sales, and joint ventures) including

accounting due diligence, accounting structure review and recommendations, and

key accounting, reporting and internal control matters.Participate

in the preparation or review of technical accounting memos supporting

significant accounting transactionsOffer

guidance and collaboration to the SEC and statutory reporting teams on the

interpretation of disclosure requirements in preparation of the 10K/10Q and

statutory financial statements.Set

standards and offer direction to multiple functional areas throughout the Global

Accounting organization, Finance, Investor Relations and other internal

stakeholders on technical accounting mattersOversee

& lead other special projects as needed

','!*!15 or more years of professional accounting

experience to include 7 or more years in public accounting with National Office

or SEC fellowship experience preferred5 or more years managing a teamCPA requiredCollege level degree in accountingSubject matter expertise in accounting standards

including SEC and US GAAP and Statutory AccountingExperience analyzing and recommending appropriate

strategies addressing technical accounting issues of merger & acquisition,

disposition and complex business arrangements strongly preferred.Insurance industry experience strongly preferred.History of delivering business results

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge Subject matter expertise in accounting standards

& principlesCollaborative work styleDemonstrated ability to multi-task and lead

projects to completionExperience in a matrix work environment with

competing prioritiesExcellent verbal and written communicationAbility and experience to present to C-Suite

executivesDevelop technical training


','Finance','NY-New York','','Full-time','Office','Office','','Yes, 20 % of the Time','VP, Accounting Policy

Company info

Assurant Inc.
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Company Profile
Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides specialized insurance products and related services in North America, Latin America, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Assurant Solutions, Assurant Specialty Property, Assurant Health, and Assurant Employee Benefits. The Assurant Solutions segment provides domestic and international extended service contracts and warranties with coverage on mobile devices, personal computers, consumer electronics, appliances, automobiles, and recreational vehicles; preneed life insurance to address funeral costs at death; and international credit insurance that offers protection from life events and uncertainties that arise in purchasing and borrowing transactions. The Assurant Specialty Property segment offers lender-placed and voluntary homeowners insurance, lender-placed and voluntary manufactured housing insurance; lender-placed flood insurance, multi-family housing insurance, and property preservation services; and restoration and inspection services. The Assurant Health segment provides major medical insurance, short-term medical insurance, and limited benefit coverage to individuals and families; and medical insurance to small employer groups. The Assurant Employee Benefits segment offers group disability, dental, life, vision, and supplemental products, as well as individual dental products. This segment also reinsures disability and life products. The company distributes its insurance products and services through various distribution channels, including independent employee benefits specialists, brokers, managing general agents, life agents, financial institutions, mortgage lenders and servicers, retailers, funeral homes, association groups, and other third-party marketing organizations. Assurant, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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