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Oscar Health // health insurance
Sales, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Hi, we're Oscar. Were hiring a Senior Accountant to join our Financial Reporting team in our New York office. 

Oscar is a technology-driven, consumer-focused health insurance startup founded in 2012 & headquartered in New York City. Our goal is to make health insurance simple, transparent, & human. We need your help to do so.

In this role, you will join our tight-knit finance team & work directly with the Manager of Financial Reporting & the Assistant Controller. You will own pieces of our financial reporting that enables our innovative financial model to succeed as we grow. We understand & value technology, so this can become a powerful part of your tool kit.

What is this position?

This position is responsible for assisting in the improvement of the Statutory & GAAP financial reporting process. This includes working with the Manager of Financial Reporting to build out robust reporting schedules for complex statutory exhibits, to introduce iterations on partnerships with the actuarial team & to develop a best in class reporting process as Oscar grows. Consistent with our business plan, the position has a strong opportunity to expand responsibilities. 

In the first three months you will:

  • Prepare complex exhibits in the NAIC annual report
  • Be the first reviewer on all exhibits of the NAIC Quarterly report that have been prepared by the Staff Accountant.
  • Aid in the GAAP reporting process for FY 2020
  • Help with annual audit coordination
  • Partner with other accounting team members to identify synergies with the reporting team.

On an ongoing basis you will: 

  • Continuously challenge current practices & procedures, as the business evolves, to implement improvements in procedures, processes & systems.
  • Assist in Ad Hoc projects that match your interests & may include:
    • Better integration with our GL system Netsuite
    • Improved Tax accounting & compliance
    • Financial Statement analytics
    • Drafting accounting memos
    • RBC reporting & improvement
  • Identify areas in accounting for operational efficiency & partner with our technology team to develop better smarter processes.

Who are you?

You are someone with insurance industry experience in financial reporting who wants to be involved in the holistic reporting process. You have ideas on how reporting should operate within the insurance business. You are a detail oriented accounting professional who thrives in a fast paced startup environment, who is not afraid to speak up, who thinks with the big picture in mind, but appreciates the importance of details. 

What are your qualifications? 

  • You must have 2-3 years experience working on the NAIC statutory blanks (can be Health, Life, or P&C)
  • You must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field (CPA, MBA, or MA strongly preferred)

What will make you a stronger candidate for this role? 

  • You have worked with our current platforms (Netsuite, Concur,, Tipalti, Workday Payroll)
  • You have experience working with SQL
  • You have experience working with Medicare Advantage lines of business

Life at Oscar: 

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves & find both belonging & support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds & perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, & we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, & volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicants disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team ( to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

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