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Senior Accountant, Captive Insurance

Employee Type:  Full-Time

Media, PA, US, 19063

Job Type:  Administrative
Secondary Location: 
Years of Experience: 

RSUM, a division of Ryan Specialty is looking for a Senior Accountant to join our Media, PA team. 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 has been named one of America’s Most Loved Workplaces by Newsweek, and has been named 2021 top Insurance Employer by Insurance Business America.

Position Summary:

Growing insurance agency with a wholly-owned subsidiary captive manager is looking for a person with excellent financial modeling and accounting skills to become a part of the team responsible for the finance and accounting functions for the enterprise.

Essential Functions:

  • Modeling revenue and profitability for new clients and products.
  • Maintain account analysis and reconciliations of expense and balance sheet accounts
  • Perform all aspects of the monthly financial close for various entities including preparation of financial statements and related analysis
  • Supporting and perform day to day general ledger functions, including creating journal entries as needed, and accounting for cash receipts and disbursements. 
  • Assist external CPA’s in preparing audited financial statements and tax returns
  • Facilitate audits by the IRS and various state insurance regulators
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, driving related projects 
  • Supervision of staff as technical skills develop and allow
  • Work with sales teams to model potential new client opportunities as skills develop and allow


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a competitive school demonstrating a strong academic record
  • MBA preferred
  • Prior experience in a public accounting or other consulting environment a plus. CPA preferred
  • Fundamental understanding of GAAP and federal income tax accounting
  • 7+ tears of experience with a blend of accounting and fp&a responsibilities.
  • Experience in financial statement preparation, financial analysis, and forecasting 
  • Operational management experience, including treasury management / banking, procurement, benefits administration, and technology administration a plus
  • Expertise with QuickBooks a plus
  • Advanced skills with MS Excel (CRITICAL SKILL).  This includes model creation and maintenance, working with large sets of data
  • Strong analytic ability with the aptitude to identify trends and inconsistencies
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision as well as work collaboratively within accounting group and across multiple companies
  • Manage multiple tasks with strong organizational skills; must be detail-oriented and organized and able to meet frequent deadlines


Ryan Specialty is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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