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Senior Manager, Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting

Kin Insurance

Kin Insurance

IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Saturday, May 25, 2024

Kin is on a mission to change home insurance from what it is to what it should be. Whether we’re leveraging data to create customizable coverage or providing claims service that goes above and beyond expectations, our members are at the heart of everything we do. In the face of ever-growing climate risk, they deserve an insurance company that cares about them. We aim to stick with our members through thick and thin.

Use efficient technology that lets homeowners buy directly from us to keep costs down: This is the essence of Kin. Our approach has fostered amazing growth, attracted marquee investors, and earned us accolades, including being named to:

  • Built In Chicago's Best Places to Work, Midsize Companies (2021-2024).

  • Forbes' America's Best Startup Employers (2021- 2023).

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies.

  • Forbes’ Fintech 50.

Simply put, our people are what make us great – we need forward-thinking, inspired game-changers like you to join us in our mission.

So, what’s the role?

We are currently looking for a Senior Manager, Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting to join a dynamic and evolving accounting department. Reporting to the Controller, this position will be responsible for technical accounting research, interpretation, and implementation of all new and existing accounting pronouncements guiding the organization on proper accounting treatment for anticipated transactions and for complex accounting matters. In addition, you will lead and develop a portion of the organization’s monthly operational accounting functions. In this role, you'll be a key leader, collaborating with various functional groups.

A day in the life could include:

  • Preparation of the Company’s annual financial statements and notes in accordance with US GAAP for private companies

  • Assist in the preparation and validation of private investor and lender reporting materials including preparation and reporting of financial statements in accordance with US GAAP

  • Lead SEC GAAP adoption to convert private company financial statements to public company requirements

  • Lead annual audit process with external auditors

  • Support the organization's internal control development, SOX 404 assessment, and compliance evolution

  • Writing and reviewing accounting positions according to GAAP

  • Provide accounting guidance to cross-functional teams on complex or new/emerging transactions, ensuring compliance and appropriate application of US GAAP

  • Support adoption of ASC 606 revenue recognition for acquired entities

  • Manage the components of the organization’s month-end closing process and reconciliation reviews including, but not limited to, fixed assets, intangible assets, capitalized software, debt, equity, and cash flow statements

  • Prepare and review monthly financial reporting packages which include P&L, balance sheet, and cash flow statement for completeness and accuracy, and provide documented reviews of monthly fluctuations

  • Support, manage and process improve accounts payable and accounts receivable functions of the organization as needed

  • Take on ad projects and other responsibilities supporting accounting and reporting as delegated by management

I’ve got the skills… but do I have the necessary ones?

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting

  • An active CPA license ispreferred

  • Experience in the insurance industry

  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive accounting experience in public accounting and industry accounting

  • Experience leading and managing dynamic accounting teams

  • Skilled in problem-solving, making decisions, being a self-starter, and working effectively under pressure while meeting deadlines

  • Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment across a global organization

  • Continuous improvement thinker, capable of identifying and delivering end-to-end process and technology improvement

  • Positive attitude, desire to learn, grow, and be a team player

Oh, and don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability + Life Insurance

  • Flexible PTO policy

  • Remote work

  • Generous equity package

  • 401K with company match

  • Parental leave

  • Continuing education + professional development

  • The excitement of joining a high-growth Insurtech company and seeing your work make an impact

About Kin

Kin is the only pure-play, direct-to-consumer digital insurer focused on the growing home insurance market. We make policies convenient and affordable through a technology platform that delivers a seamless user experience, customized options for coverage, and fast, high-quality claims service. Kin is a fully licensed carrier that offers coverage through its reciprocal exchanges which are owned by its policyholders. To learn more, visit www.kin.com.

EEOC Statement

Kin is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We don't just accept difference – we honor it, nurture it, and celebrate it. We don’t discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.