Marsh & McLennan Accountant in Urbandale, Iowa

Accounting is a core component of a company’s compliance strategy. Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) is looking for a strong accountant with experience in operational accounting, in particular, Fiduciary accounting. MMC will bill and collect insurance premiums and in turn remit payments to the carriers. It is critical that this process is managed tightly and accurately so all funds get to the right people at the right time. In this position, your ability to be strategic and ensure we have the right processes, procedures and oversights in place will be critical. Add that to your in-depth experience in the world of Accounts Payable/Receivable, Remittance and Compliance and this could be the right role for you! Your day-to-day tasks will consist of a variety of duties. In particular, you may prepare, review and/or approve moderately complex journal entries, consolidated statements and/or client account reconciliations. You may analyze and maintain the general ledger accounts. You may also research accounting policy or reporting issues and prepare reports on the related subject. Other elements of this position may include preparing and analyzing accounts payable and receivable reports, cash balancing, bank reconciliations and aging reports, and ensuring timely and accurate monthly/quarterly close. You may perform variation and trend analysis for key general ledger accounts carriers, clients, administrative systems, financial statement line items and related disclosures. You may also present these findings to senior management. As an experienced accountant we are looking to you to provide guidance and work verification to less experienced accountants on the team; in particular our offshore resources whom you would be directing remotely. This could be functional advice or training. You will help ensure compliance with corporate polices, carrier agreements, SOX procedures, SSAE16 tax regulations, local GAAP, US GAAP and any local statutory regulations regarding financial matters. This position is located in our Urbandale, Iowa office. Urbandale is the North American Accounting Operations Hub for MMC. MMC is in the process of further consolidating the accounting function globally, providing opportunities for future growth. If you can confidently discuss your experience in these areas in depth, MMC might be the right place for you to implement your accounting expertise and help grow our capabilities in that area for our clients. Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. Marsh is a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter is a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer is a leader in talent, health, retirement and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman is a leader in management consulting. With annual revenue of $13 billion and approximately 60,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 130 countries. The Company is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and making a positive impact in the communities in which it operates. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: . Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MMCGlobal Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: . Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers. R044280-en R_044280