Corporate Accounting Program

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Employer
Location
Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States
Posted
Mar 03, 2017
Closes
Apr 01, 2017
Function
Accountant
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Are you ready to launch your career and get your CPA? If so, read on!   Salary - $60k - $70k   Job Description   GEICO seeks bright, driven Accounting graduates to join our rotational Corporate Accounting Management Program. In this program, you'll spend approximately four years learning the ins and outs of GEICO's accounting practices, gaining experience in the Controllers, Treasurer's and Internal Audit departments.  The length of each rotation may vary based on business needs; you will be exposed to a variety of responsibilities including quarter- and year-end activities. Promotional opportunities are available during your program.

 

While working in statutory accounting, you'll learn the accounting practices that are specific to our property-casualty insurance business. During your financial reporting rotation, you will gain an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), investment accounting and how we report financial results to Berkshire Hathaway, our renowned parent company.

 

A typical day during your program will include working with PeopleSoft financial systems, utilizing the general ledger, generating and writing reports, preparing presentations, attending business meetings and interacting with other associates and our management team.

 

We'll show you how to prepare reports and provide you with opportunities to present financial information to senior management. Throughout your program, you will be mentored by GEICO's Financial Officers, including the CFO. Ultimately, our goal is to place you in a position of significant responsibility within our corporate accounting team!

 

GEICO supports continuing education and will support you as you sit for the CPA exam.

 

Candidate Qualifications

 

* Recent graduate with 150 Accounting credits completed upon graduation

* Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and 4.0 GPA in accounting classes

* Committed to pursuing or already hold the CPA license

* Understanding of business practices

* Very good analytical and problem-solving skills

* Effective written and verbal communication skills

* Demonstrated leadership potential

* Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel

 

Please upload a copy of your resume, cover letter, and transcripts from all of the schools you have attended when submitting your application

   
  About GEICO For more than 75 years, GEICO has stood out from the rest of the insurance industry! We are one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing auto insurers thanks to our low rates, outstanding service and clever marketing. We're an industry leader employing thousands of dedicated and hard-working associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, we offer associates training and career advancement in a financially stable and rewarding workplace.
  Our associates' quality of life is important to us. Full-time GEICO associates are offered a comprehensive Total Rewards Program*, including:
 
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Associate assistance program
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Business casual dress
  • Fitness and dining facilities (at most locations)
  • Associate clubs and sports teams
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • GEICO Federal Credit Union

  * Benefit offerings for positions other than full-time may vary.
  GEICO is an equal opportunity employer. GEICO conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.
  How to Apply Click "Apply for Job" to complete your application. You will need an active email address and phone number. Please upload your resume, preferably as Word .doc files or PDF. Once you begin your application you can save it and access it later. Your application should include any work and/or internship experience from at least the past five years.  

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