Staff Accountant

Posted: Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Location: New York

Department: Acccounting
Reports to: Director, Accounting
Direct report(s): No

General purpose of position

This position will assist with accounting for Assured Guaranty Asset Strategies ("AGAS"). AGAS is the subsidiary jointly owned by the U.S. insurance companies for the purpose of investing in Assured Investment Management ("AIM") funds. The Staff Accountant will assist with all aspects of accounting for AGAS and the consolidation of AIM funds and CLOs.

Primary duties/responsibilities

  • Coordinate with various internal teams to obtain the information required to prepare the journal entries for AGAS, AIM funds and CLOs
  • Record journal entries for the following: AGAS' capital calls to and distributions from the AIM funds, AGAS' share of the net-asset-value of the AIM funds, Consolidation of the AIM funds and CLOs
  • Prepare various general ledger account reconciliations
  • Work with the AIM and Financial Reporting teams to prepare disclosure and cash flow reporting files

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

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong time management skills including the ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Education, certifications and/or experience requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience preferred


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