Staff Accountant

Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2021
Location: New York

Department: Accounting
Reports to: Accounting, Controller Group
Direct report(s): No

General purpose of position

We are seeking a Staff Accountant to join our Accounting, Controller group with Assured Guaranty. This individual will be performing investment accounting and reporting functions such as reconciling investment data to the general ledger, preparing journal entries, and assisting in the preparation of STAT and GAAP financial statements.

Primary duties/responsibilities

  • Preparing and recording journal entries in Company’s general ledger
  • Prepare reconciliations of the investment data to the Company's general ledger
  • Assist in preparing investment portfolio reports including STAT and GAAP financial statements, investment exhibits for internal management review
  • Assist with the various audits of the company records, working with internal and external auditors

Specific skills, competencies, resources and/or software/technology used on the job

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong time management skills including the ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously;
  • Ability to establish and meet deadlines
  • Solid work ethic

Education, certifications and/or experience requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting;
  • 1-2 years of accounting experience required


Interested applicants can apply by completing the application through the link below:

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