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Accounting Manager

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
Urbandale, USA
Closing date
Jul 21, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
MMC Corporate


What can you expect?
  • Constant Challenge - Work in a fast-paced environment in a company with strong values.
  • Visibility - Own the financials and have detailed involvement in the business.
  • Opportunity - Lead change through superior financial management.
  • Team Culture - Collaborative group of top-notch professionals and stakeholders.

What is in it for you?
  • Work for a company committed to being a responsible corporate citizen with great employee benefits and paid time off.
  • Organization dedicated to fostering a vibrant, inclusive, and diverse culture at work, in which every voice is heard.
  • Excellent Benefits - Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare, tuition assistance, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, generous vacation plan and much more.
  • A company with a strong brand and strong results to match.

We will count on you to:
  • Oversee and has accountability for day-to-day accounting processes and systems, ensuring accurate processing, recording, and reporting of financial information.
  • Be responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of financial records, including but not limited to the insured level financial records.
  • Partner with internal departments to support client and carrier accounting functions.
  • Assist with the maintenance and improvement of the internal control environment including general adherence and knowledge of SOX controls and external audit procedures, as applicable.
  • Ensure daily management activities are conducted in compliance with internal and external control requirements.
  • Adhere to the accounting principles and practices and regulatory environment and ensures these principles and practices are applied in the daily work.
  • Delegate, review, approve, and on occasion, may prepare requests for ad hoc analysis of various types of financial information utilizing operational and financial analytics as appropriate for the situation.
  • Provide direct supervision, leadership, and mentoring to accounting staff.
  • May manage supervisors and individual contributors.
  • Responsible for driving the engagement and culture of the team.
  • Understand the financial strategies, plans of the business, and serves as consultant to management on processes with financial implications, financial plans, and business performance.
  • Lead team and possibly cross functional teams in identifying opportunities to improve operating efficiency, controls, implement new technologies, develop solutions, achieve consensus for change and drive projects through implementation.

What you need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related fields.
  • 3 years of leadership experience
  • Ability to drive consistent execution and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with both clients and colleagues in a fast-moving professional team environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications including advanced Excel knowledge.
  • Ability to manage your work efficiently.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail

What makes you stand out:

  • Experience with direct supervision, leadership, and mentoring of supervisors within an Accounting Operations structure.
  • Experience leading and partnering with colleagues in multiple locations.
  • The ability to manage complex business process issues, resolving conflicts as well as complex problems and ensure on-time delivery.

Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC) is the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The Company's more than 85,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annual revenue of $23 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses. Marsh provides data-driven risk advisory services and insurance solutions to commercial and consumer clients. Guy Carpenter develops advanced risk, reinsurance and capital strategies that help clients grow profitably and pursue emerging opportunities. Mercer delivers advice and technology-driven solutions that help organizations redefine the world of work, reshape retirement and investment outcomes, and unlock health and well being for a changing workforce. Oliver Wyman serves as a critical strategic, economic and brand advisor to private sector and governmental clients. For more information, visit, or follow us on LinkedIn and X.

Marsh McLennan is committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive, and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people and embrace diversity of age background, disability, ethnic origin, family duties, gender orientation or expression, marital status, nationality, parental status, personal or social status, political affiliation, race, religion and beliefs, sex/gender, sexual orientation or expression, skin color, veteran status (including protected veterans), or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If you have a need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting

Marsh McLennan is committed to hybrid work, which includes the flexibility of working remotely and the collaboration, connections, and professional development benefits of working together in the office. All Marsh McLennan colleagues are expected to be in their local office or working onsite with clients at least three days per week. Office-based teams will identify at least one "anchor day" per week on which their full team will be together in person.

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