Buckingham Search

Sr. Supervisor - Accounting Operations

Buckingham Search - Itasca, IL

Reporting to the Director, Accounting Operations, the Sr. Supervisor – Accounting Operations is a key member of the Insurance Accounting Operations team. This individual leads a team of accounting business analysts responsible for leading and participating in technology automation and process improvement initiatives, internal control monitoring, and various internal and external reporting.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with project managers to develop requirements, design, test and implement technology automation and process improvement initiatives
  • Direct, review and approve project and process business requirements and testing results
    • Analyze and evaluate business processes and recommend actions to streamline processes and improve operational efficiencies
    • Design, prepare and/or review written procedures and process flows that meet internal control requirements
    • Prepare or review internal control and financial information requests
    • Oversee the development of meaningful Accounting Operations and project metrics
  • Assist other departments as they develop strategies, establish objectives, and make decisions that impact Accounting Operations
  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training and career planning, and maintaining strong associate relationships
    • Partner with and monitor 3rd party service providers
    • Develop strong relationships with internal and external business partners
    • Perform or lead special projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1-3 years supervisory experience
  • Experience leading projects and process improvement initiatives
  • Experience with accounting systems (e.g. SAP, BlacklinePower BI)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft applications Word, PowerPoint, and Excel (vlookups, pivot tables)
  • Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High level of interpersonal, critical thinking/analytical, and organization skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, agile environment

Preferred:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Six Sigma, Lean, or PMP certification
  • Insurance industry experience


Posted On: Friday, October 28, 2022



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