Manager, Accounting

  • Full-time

Company Description

Fortegra is a global specialty insurer based out of Jacksonville that offers offer a diverse set of admitted and surplus insurance products and warranty solutions. For more than 45 years, we have delivered risk management solutions that help people and businesses succeed in the face of uncertainty. We seek to provide exciting opportunities, room for growth, and the ability to thrive in a workplace that is both challenging and rewarding. We foster a corporate culture that values the diversity of both individuals and ideas. Fortegra is proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work®. The prestigious award is based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Fortegra. For more information on Fortegra follow us on our LinkedIn

Job Description

  • Responsible for ensuring accounting transactions are properly accounted for, and reports are prepared, analyzed and delivered on a timely basis, including monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting cycles.
  • Responsible for ensuring account reconciliations are completed accurately and timely.
  • Responsible for meeting internal and external client needs as they relate to financial data and analysis requests and inquiries on reported amounts.
  • Responsible for executing internal controls over financial reporting and fulfilling internal and external audit requests.
  • Responsible for monitoring accounts receivables and assisting with billing and settlements.
  • Responsible for coordinating and leading efforts to complete special projects as requested.


  • Bachelor’s degree (Accounting preferred) or equivalent work experience
  • CPA or CPA eligible preferred
  • 5 plus years of experience in the insurance industry.
  • Prior management experience preferred.
  • Oracle EBS experience preferred.
  • Refining skill sets
  • Proven track record of keeping promises to Fortegra team
  • Execution leadership. Proven track record of leading a team to improved performance for customers and Fortegra
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and technical accounting issues
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • High degree of innovation is expected to accomplish special projects.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • High degree of tact and good judgment, especially with auditors and external parties.
  • Advanced mathematical, software, and problem-solving skills. Manage and oversee accounting staff.
  • Be a self-starter and show ability to meet deadlines and goals in a limited time frame.
  • Ability to effectively deal with other company departments and external parties.
  • Ability to work independently, requires minimal supervision, and makes effective decisions to complete work assignments.
  • Ability to work well with associates in other areas on required work assignments.

Additional Information

Full benefit package including medical, dental, life, company paid short/long term disability, 401(k), tuition assistance and more.