We’re hiring a Senior Financial Accountant in Columbus, OH

It's a unique time at Root. We have secured funding, built a talented team, and continue to expand into additional territories and evolve our current product. Things are going very well for us and as we move into exciting seasons of growth, there is a lot of exciting work ahead.
We have a team-driven culture where each of us knows the goals and objectives that need to be achieved. Our team understands our business strategy and is always finding new ways to make us successful by continually improving our product, processes and services leading to increased productivity and visibility for our customers. We look to our team for their energy, unique talents and commitment to give their very best. Yes – we see no limits on what we can achieve together!

We’re looking for that right person who is enthusiastic and likes to build revolutionary processes and procedures, has a CPA or is well on their way, has been exposed to insurance, has fun rolling up their sleeves, digs-in to understand the transaction, process or problem, does the research, documents the analysis and conclusion, makes recommendations, works with the right people to implement and execute … and LOVES, LOVES working with numbers and lots of data. Our goal is to always optimize automation to ensure our team is thinking more strategically about the business. The Senior Financial Accountant will benefit from broad exposure to multiple areas of Accounting/Finance while working with a growing team.

While hiring, we take our time to make sure we are finding true alignment. If you are excited about our approach to insurance and are eager to build this with us from scratch, we'd love to hear from you!


  • Performs financial analysis of a variety of company initiatives
  • Prepares financial reporting packages for a variety of audiences
  • Manages regulatory filings and state insurance department requests
  • Owns the reinsurance accounting process
  • Identifies, develops, and implements financial process improvements
  • Works with finance upper management to develop accounting staff
  • Interacts with external auditors to coordinate testing and audit reports
  • Leads various ad hoc accounting projects
  • Identifies and implements technology to improve accounting processes
  • Performs accounting research and documents and communicates conclusions
  • Collaborates across the company and at all levels


  • 3-6 years of experience in accounting and/or finance and is a CPA
  • GAAP & statutory insurance accounting knowledge
  • P&C insurance experience required
  • Reinsurance accounting experience required
  • Big 4 audit experience a plus
  • Self-starter
  • Independently analytical
  • Maintains confidentiality of information
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office products, data analytic tools
  • Strong writing skills
  • Maintains momentum across multiple projects
  • Succinctly communicates with a wide range of audiences

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Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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