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Accountant – Commercial Accountant

System Search is currently recruiting for a Commercial Accountant for Hybrid or Remote Position with office based out of Charleston, SC.


    • Manages the day-to-day operations of a portfolio of clients and be a contact for individuals from within various departments at the client (risk management, corporate accounting, tax, legal, etc.)
    • Ensures the quality and timeliness of financial reports and regulatory filings on a consistent basis, in coordination with other colleagues
    • Prepares financial statements and regulatory filings for a portfolio of clients, including data compilation, journal entry development and input, as well as the creation of comprehensive financial statements and related supporting schedules and related regulatory reports
    • Liaises with insurance and reinsurance brokers, including preparation and review of captive insurance policies and reinsurance contracts, as required
    • Coordinates efforts with outside service providers to meet client needs (audit, investment manager, actuary, claims manager, legal, etc.)
    • Assists in preparing and presenting materials during client board meetings, ensuring both optimum quality and “value add” of the information included
    • Supports the RISC team with ongoing strategic review of captive insurance company clients
    • Ensures compliance with the RISC governance framework

    Qualifications & Experience:


      • Proven ability to work effectively both in a team environment and independently in an office with other professionals in order to meet deadlines and satisfy the needs of the client and service team managers
      • 2-4 yr Accounting degree and captive experience required
      • Experience in preparing financial statements with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or related experiences
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
      • Organized and able to multi-task with the ability to effectively re-prioritize tasks as needed and manage several projects simultaneously
      • Demonstrated responsiveness to internal and external clients
      • Effective communicator, both verbally and written
      • Demonstrated ability to identify areas requiring increased productivity and improve methods and approaches with managers guidance
      • Contribute to a collaborative, innovative and forward-thinking office
      • CPA candidate a plus
      • Travel to other office locations 10% of time preferred