Senior Accountant - Marsh & McLennan Companies Corporate - Urbandale, IA
Marsh & McLennan Companies - Urbandale, IA

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Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and human capital. It is the parent company of a number of the world’s leading risk experts and specialty consultants, including Marsh, the insurance broker and risk advisor; Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of HR and related financial advice and services; and Oliver Wyman, the management consultancy. With over 50,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue of approximately $10 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 100 countries. Its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) is listed on the New York, Chicago and London stock exchanges.

Marsh & McLennan Companies Corporate serves as an internal business function providing infrastructure and operational services to our family of companies. Through a shared vision and best practices, we provide efficient and sustainable solutions to meet internal customer business needs. We are looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team!

As a

Sr. Accountant

in the Controllers department of Marsh & McLennan Companies Corporate, you will be responsible for

Prepares/reviews journal entries and consolidated statements

Analyzes and maintains general ledger accounts, and develops and analyzes various corporate accounting reports.

Prepares and analyzes expense reports.

Performs various financial reporting tasks, coordinates revenue and expense accruals, and ensures the timeliness and accuracy of the monthly or quarterly close.

Maintains knowledge of budgets, financial statements, and reports.

Follows company accounting policies and approval procedures

Trains new Staff Accountants.

Verifies the work of and provides guidance to Staff Accountants.

Covers for absent staff.

Prepares consolidated reports utilizing individual office information.

Performs special projects, as required


Minimum of two years of an Accountant in a FC or comparable environment.

Holds a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or equivalent.

Expert personal computer skills in company-sanctioned software.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and practice.

Ability to meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure.

Ability to train new staff effectively

Ability to interact effectively with all levels of profit center management.

May be required to travel occasionally.

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, pension and 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at:


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are equal opportunity employers

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Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and...