Selective Insurance Company of America

  • Accountant

    Location US-NJ-Branchville
    Experience (Years)
    Full-Time Regular
    FLSA Status
    Job ID
    Travel %
  • Overview

    Responsible for maintaining general ledger account balances in conformity with Statutory Accounting Principles (SSAP) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Prepares accurate monthly financial reports and accounting summaries. Examines accounting documents for accuracy and ensures compliance with policies and procedures and accounting standards. All job duties and responsibilities must be carried out in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements


    • Analyzes general ledger account balances and compiles financial information
    • Develops financial and managerial accounting information
    • Assists in preparation of accounting reports and reconciliations
    • Suggests new accounting procedures and recommends improvements
    • Determines expenses for services and distributes costs
    • Maintains and reconciles certain general ledger accounts
    • Applies applicable accounting and reporting rules, and statutory regulations
    • Records financial transactions in accordance with SSAP and GAAP
    • Prepares financial reports for financial analysis regarding account status
    • Participates in accounting projects


    • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
    • Familiarity with laws and regulations that apply to accounting and compliance
    • Experience with spreadsheet software packages
    • Familiarity with automated or manual accounting systems
    • Good analytical skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to organize, and manage projects
      Strong organizational skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred
    • One to three years of financial accounting experience


    Selective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Selective maintains a drug-free workplace


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