Staff Accountant

    • San Antonio, TX

Argo Group, through its operating subsidiaries, offers high-quality Commercial Property and Casualty (P&C) insurance products and services tailored to the needs of businesses and public entities. At Argo Group, we leverage the success, discipline and expertise of our people and an understanding of our customers' needs to provide a diverse portfolio of products and services. This approach helps those we insure drive down their ultimate cost through prevention and aggressive claims handling. Simply stated, our products and services help keep businesses in business.

Argo Group US currently has a challenging opportunity for a Staff Accountant, located in our San Antonio, Texas office. Under general supervision, this enthusiastic, self-motivated individual will be part of a team-oriented environment supporting multiple individuals, Manager's and Senior Leadership within the organization.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Ensures accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analysis and reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Company policies and procedures.
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close for areas of functional responsibility. Activities performed include preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, management reports and other financial analysis as required.
  • Support monthly cash management processes. Activities performed include preparation of cash journal entries, cash account reconciliations, intercompany transfer settlements, and provide cash research support for application team.
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual Statutory insurance company financial statements and supporting schedules as required for financial reporting.
  • Provide support for internal and external audits.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Other Accounting duties and projects as assigned.


Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from a four-year college or university
  • 2-4 years of Accounting Experience (public company preferred)
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Outlook, and Word. Must be comfortable using MS Access.
  • Strong teamwork skills and a professional attitude.
  • Ability to quickly evaluate the accuracy of data and information.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills. Ability to meet tight deadlines is essential.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting, auditing and budgeting principles.
  • Excellent PC skills to input and manipulate data.


In addition, you will share in those core values which are key to our success: having courage to do the right thing, inspiration/innovation/creativity, harnessing the potential of all individuals and sharing a commitment to excellence.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please apply if you want to be part of an organization that is built on integrity, trust and respect, where teamwork and individual excellence are valued.

*Relocation may be offered for this position

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

To all recruitment agencies: Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees. Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Argo Group is a global underwriter of specialty reinsurance products in the property and casualty market.

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