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Staff Accountant

Location: Urbandale, Iowa

Company: Marsh & McLennan Companies

Job Id: R_049687-en

Marsh & McLennan Companies brings together more than 60,000 experts in risk, strategy, and people across Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman, serving clients in over 130 countries. Marsh enables enterprise worldwide by helping clients manage risks, transforming uncertainty into opportunity. Guy Carpenter helps clients grow profitably with reinsurance broking expertise, advisory services, and advanced analytics. Mercer helps organizations advance the health, wealth, and careers of their most vital asset — their people. Oliver Wyman’s expertise in strategy, operations, risk, and organization transformation changes what is possible for our clients, their industries, and society. Together, we combine a unique range of capabilities to help our clients solve problems, seize opportunities, and build lasting success in increasingly complex operating environments.

  • Awarded 1 of America’s Best Large Employers by Forbes
  • Career & Development Opportunities
  • Full-Time
  • Casual Culture

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Success Profile

What does it take to be a successful Staff Accountant with Marsh & McLennan Companies?
Check out the traits below to see if you have the right combination of talents.

  • Detail-oriented
  • Productive
  • Analytical
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Flexible
  • Team player

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Individual Contributor Career Path

  1. Staff Accountant I
  2. Staff Accountant II
  3. Accountant
  4. Accountant II/Senior Accountant
  5. Analyst

Manager Career Path

  1. Staff Accountant I
  2. Staff Accountant II
  3. Accountant
  4. Supervisor
  5. Manager


If I am asked to describe our company in one word I would say “caring”. There are plenty of big companies with good benefits and compensation, advanced technology, promoting diversity, opportunities for career growth, and etc. What makes our company stand out is how truly genuine and caring everyone is. It is not only caring about people who works here, it is caring about those people’s families by providing work-life balance and various volunteer opportunities and initiatives. The company makes you feel like you are a part of a big loving family. I am fortunate to be with such great company, to be valued and appreciated every day.

Ellen Murlaga – Staff Accountant II, MMC Controllership

Working at Marsh & McLennan Companies has continually provided me with a stimulating and inclusive working environment. This has allowed me to continuously grow within my knowledge of the business and help provide process improvements, which is what MMC strives for. MMC is constantly looking for ways to improve, and does a great job of making sure every voice is heard. This type of atmosphere helps me feel more fulfilled with my career within the company.

Justin Burns

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  • Healthcare

  • 401k

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Cafeteria

  • Work/Life Balance

  • Team Outings

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    Our Corporate Social Responsibility program works hard to do good work on a global scale. We aren’t the only people to think so. Our efforts have received accolades from around the world, including awards from organizations in Mexico, the UK, and Bermuda.

  • One of America’s Best Employers – 3rd Year in a Row

    As 65,000 colleagues in more than 100 different countries, working in a wide variety of roles, we all share a clear non-negotiable drive to do meaningful work. Our people are the key to our success, and once again we’ve been named to Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Employers, as the highest-ranked firm in professional services.