Accountant and Accounting Leader Trainee

Brown & Brown of Georgia

Alpharetta, GA

Job Category: Finance

Division: Retail

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Job Summary

Brown & Brown, Inc’s Atlanta (Alpharetta) office is seeking an exceptional and dynamic finance professional with proven discipline and commitment, to join our team as an Accountant and Accounting Leader Trainee.

This trainee role is structured to train and develop a talented teammate to grow into an Accounting and Operations Leader.  The trainee over the course of the program will handle and gain competency in the following items:

  • Billing (Agency Bill, Direct Bill, Reconciliations)
  • Company Payables
  • Receivables
  • Journal entries
  • Reporting
  • Fixed Assets
  • Bank Reconciliations (Software is Workday)
  • Month End, Quarter End and Year End Financials and Procedures
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Audit
  • Positive Pay
  • Budgeting
  • Interviewing and New Hire Orientations and Onboarding
  • How to be a financial business partner

The intent of this program is to grow this individual into an Accounting and Operations Leader that will serve on the management team, and lead a team of 2-6 employees in our Accounting, IT, Human Resources and Administrative departments. The Accounting and Operations Leader will be responsible for all aspects of the offices Accounting and HR Functions. Additionally, the Accounting and Operations Leader will serve as a liaison to our third party IT team to ensure the offices needs are being met.  

This Accounting and Operations Leader will soon be an integral part of our strategic planning, operations, and helping the Profit Center achieve it’s goals. 

Required Skills

  • 2+ years’ experience as an Accountant in a mid-size or large company or an Accounting Firm
  • Technical accounting skills including Excel skills, knowledge of GAAP, and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Strong in planning, organizing, good interpersonal skills, oral and written communication
  • Problem Solver, Accuracy, Adaptability
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or similar. CPA a plus
  • MS Office Suite Proficiency
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley


Salary Range



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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We take pride in the diversity of our team and seek diversity in our applicants.