SelectQuote Insurance Services

Sr. Accountant

Location US-KS-Overland Park
ID 2024-3010
Position Type
Posted Salary Range
USD $80,000.00 - USD $90,000.00 /Yr.

Company Overview


More than 35 years ago, SelectQuote was founded on one core promise: to help our customers protect the people they value most. We pioneered the way consumers shopped for term life insurance, and now, we also help people find home insurance, auto insurance, senior health insurance and more. Our quick and easy process saves consumers both time and money, and today, more than 2 million families trust us to help them with their insurance needs.


But what truly sets us apart is our people, and the opportunities to grow your career with SelectQuote are unmatched.

Job Description

Sr. Accountant


Job Summary: 

SelectQuote is looking for an experienced, detail-oriented Senior Accountant to join our team. This individual should work with a high degree of vigilance and integrity, possess intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong accounting and teamwork abilities, and have a passion for excellence. This individual should have a solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Manage high-level aspects of the month-end close processes for the respective through the preparation of journal entries and supporting schedules

Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations for assigned general ledger accounts

Implement recommendations to improve accounting policies and procedures

Assist with annual financial audit; prepare audit schedules and answer audit inquiries

Monthly & quarterly performance of SOX controls 

Analyze and research revenue discrepancies.

Perform special projects and ad hoc analyses as needed

Comply with internal controls as a public company



Extensive knowledge of GAAP and accrual accounting

Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills

Highly detail-oriented

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision

Excellent interpersonal skills

Works well under pressure

Dependable and flexible

Preferred experience with ASC 606 and revenue accounting principles 


Education and Experience:  

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other related fields required


CPA certification and 2 years of experience required; or 5 years of relevant accounting experience required


Possess an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.


Experience with large data sets a plus but not required


Experience with NetSuite & SQL a plus but not required 




CPA and 2 years of public accounting experience are required for candidates with less than 5 years of relevant experience


Financial Responsibilities (budget, revenue)

This position has budget responsibility, authority and/or level of control. 


Physical Requirements: 

Work is performed indoors with potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to office work. Could periodically travel to other office and operational sites.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.


SelectQuote Core Values: 

Service: We create positive customer experiences. 

Entrepreneurship: We create, innovate, & take risks. 

Leadership: We build & invest in high-performing teams. 

Empowerment: We embrace a changing environment. 

Courage: We challenge the status quo & drive continuous improvement.

Teamwork: We help, support, & celebrate each other. 

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


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