Accountants keep Federated’s business operating smoothly and affect the company’s financial decisions. Federated Accountants provide critical information and analysis to management about the company’s financial position, operating results, and expense projections. They identify trends and analyze how we’re doing compared to our peers.
In addition, Federated Accountants are exposed to other important areas, such as internal auditing, investment accounting, cost accounting, regulatory compliance and reporting, planning, subsidiary accounting, and cash management.
Characteristics of a Successful Accountant
- Has an aptitude for working with numbers and an ability to analyze, compare, and interpret facts and figures quickly.
- Can effectively communicate the results of their work to managers and business partners.
- Needs to be organized, manage time well, prioritize work effectively, and meet tight deadlines.
- Is proficient with computers and basic accounting software packages.
As an Associate Accountant, you will embark on a structured development path toward career advancement. You will get on-the-job training in general ledger and financial reporting duties. You will go to in-house classroom training for basic insurance industry knowledge and computer competencies. You will have the opportunity to earn and be rewarded for professional designations in both accounting and insurance.
See Accountant: Your Future Opportunity to learn more about the Accountant Career Path at Federated.