Senior Accountant, Accounting Policy

Entity Arch Capital Services Inc
Job Locations US-NY-White Plains
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The Position

We are seeking a candidate to join our finance group as our new Senior Accountant, Accounting Policy located in White Plains, NY.  As a member of our team, this individual will carry out research and documentation in conjunction with a variety of non-standard transactions, adoption of new accounting standards as well as general corporate accounting matters. 


The ideal candidate has strong written and oral communication skills, an analytical mindset, and the ability to multitask in order to effectively manage his or her time across various roles and responsibilities. In this role, the individual will work closely with the AVP, Accounting Policy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of group-wide corporate accounting policies
  • Ongoing monitoring of appropriate application of accounting policies at the corporate and subsidiary level
  • Provide support by researching and determining appropriate accounting policies for significant, new or unusual transactions, and effectively communicate the impact of implementing such policies to senior management
  • Assisting in the analysis of impacts of new accounting policy developments or unique transactions on the consolidation system structure and the consolidated financial statements
  • Collaborate with other groups and/or departments to implement new accounting standards and support corporate financial reporting
  • Ensure alignment of accounting policies as it relates to executed M&A transactions
  • Support SEC accounting disclosures and filings
  • Coordinate with external auditors as part of the annual audit and quarterly review process
  • Review and/or perform due diligence work on potential transactions


Required Skills/Experience

  • 5+ years GAAP accounting experience in a similar role
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, PowerPoint; ability to model and create complex spreadsheets, look up tables, pivot tables, and understand/analyze the results

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Strong knowledge of financial accounting for financial services
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while working independently and as part of a team
  • Statutory accounting experience a plus




  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related subject
  • CPA required

The Company

Arch Capital Group Ltd. is a Bermuda-based company which provides insurance, reinsurance and mortgage insurance on a worldwide basis.  Arch Capital Services Inc. provides support and expertise to entities across ACGL to help them operate effectively and efficiently. Arch is committed to helping its associates create what’s next by providing access to a variety of programs supporting your professional development and a culture that encourages innovation, collaboration and professional growth. We seek talent that thinks innovatively, values collaboration and will go the extra mile to serve our customers and develop our company.




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