Senior Associate, Accounting/Financial Reporting - RTS

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Job Type:  Accounting/Finance
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

RT Specialty, a division of Ryan Specialty Group is looking for a Senior Associate,  Accounting/Financial Reporting to join our Chicago, IL office. We are a fast paced, energetic and rapidly growing organization that offers a great opportunity for someone interested in further developing their career. Ryan Specialty Group has been named one of the Best Places to Work 2020 by Business Insurance, and has been named 2020 top Insurance Workplace by Insurance Business America.

Position Summary:

The Senior Associate, Accounting/Financial Reporting will assist in supporting the GAAP accounting requirements though financial reporting and analysis.

Essential Functions:

  • Build, review, and maintain financial reporting over the segment’s operations, including but not limited to compensation, operating expenses, and allocations 
  • Prepare and/or review income statements, variance analyses, and balance sheet reconciliations for consumption by senior business leaders and Corporate Controllership
  • Prepare and review journal entries in assigned areas
  • Ensure financial reporting processes are designed and functioning effectively in accordance with US GAAP and internal accounting policies
  • Perform and present special projects or analysis to company leadership as needed
  • Contribute to internal control framework as control owner over segment’s accounting processes, including development of additional controls as needs are identified
  • Review the work of associates and provide formal and informal feedback necessary for their development
  • Work effectively with other teams (e.g. HR, IT, Treasury) to develop report improvements and drive automation efforts
  • Assist in preparation and tracking of annual budget and financial forecasts, including expense analysis
  • Assist with due diligence and integration planning on potential and successful acquisitions
  • Assist with internal and external audits


  • CPA
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Accounting / Financial Reporting Role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP accounting principles (including ASC 606) and internal control framework
  • Experience in preparation or detailed review of financial statements
  • Strong analytical skills, decision-making capabilities, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Experience in public accounting is preferred


Ryan Specialty Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Chicago