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Accounting Leader Trainee - Southborough, MA
Brown & Brown, INC. | Southborough, Massachusetts
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Brown & Brown, Inc. is an independent insurance intermediary that through its licensed subsidiaries provides a variety of insurance and reinsurance products and services to corporate, public entity, institutional, trade, professional, and association and individual clients. Headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida, offices are located across the United States, with products and services offered through four major business divisions. We are listed on the NYSE at BRO. Our drive to be the best has made Brown & Brown one of the largest and most respected independent insurance intermediaries in the nation, with over 75 years of continuous service. The Company is ranked as the sixth largest such organization in the United States and seventh in the World by Business Insurance magazine.

Brown & Brown of MA is seeking a highly motivated Accounting Leader Trainee for our Southborough, MA office who will eventually be responsible for accounting operations and internal controls for our office and will report to the current Accounting Leader / Office Manager. This role will expose trainee to all aspects of financial management, including accounting, financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. This is an ideal position for a recent college graduate.

This position will include extensive training on Brown & Brown accounting processes as well as specific business practices and methodologies of the company. The training period which is expected to take a minimum of 1 year will prepare the selected candidate to act as the Accounting Leader in one of our Profit Centers.


* Manage accounting operations including monthly close, management reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, etc.
* Prepare financial statements, business activity reports, financial position forecasts, annual budgets, and/or reports required by the corporate office.
* Develop, prepare, implement, and ensure compliance to internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting operations to align with corporate internal audit guidelines.
* Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
* Analyze financial details to identify development opportunities and areas where improvement is needed.
* Primarily responsible for financial operations internal audits and ensure accounting operations are complaint with corporate guidelines.
* Research technical accounting issues for compliance.
* Other duties as assigned.

Required Competencies:

* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or some accounting experience (Required)
* Computer skills must include intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
* Excellent written & verbal communication skills
* Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines
* Ability to work independently and carry out assignments with minimum supervision
* Must possess a strong sense of urgency and willingness to hold yourself and others accountable
* Ability to absorb technical concepts quickly
* Must be a self-starter with good attention to detail and organizational skills

Salary Range: Negotiable

Relocation Expenses: Not covered


Maureen Tallon - Office Manager

To apply, please forward resume to: maureen.tallon@strategicba.com

Brown & Brown offers competitive base salaries and bonus plans with a comprehensive benefits program including Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance, 401K match, paid time off, paid holidays and much more.

About Brown & Brown, INC.

Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, bottles, imports, exports and markets a variety of alcoholic beverage brands. Its principal beverage brands are Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Southern Comfort, Finlandia Vodka, Herradura Tequila, Gentleman Jack, Jekel Vineyards Wines, Jack Daniel's Single Barrel, Jack Daniel's Ready-to-Drinks, Bel Arbor Wines, Bolla Wines, Bonterra Vineyards Wines, Old Forester Bourbon, Canadian Mist Blended Canadian Whisky, Pepe Lopez Tequilas, Chambord Liqueur, Sanctuary Wines, Don Eduardo Tequila, Sonoma-Cutrer Wines, Early Times Kentucky Whisky, Tuaca Liqueur, el Jimador Tequila, Stellar Gin, Five Rivers Wines and Woodford Reserve Bourbon. The Company's core brand in its portfolio is Jack Daniel's, which is a spirits brand and American whiskey brand. Its other brands are Southern Comfort and Canadian Mist. Its largest wine brands are Fetzer, Korbel and Bolla. (Source: 10-K)

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